List by Month: 11-2017

Cornell Univ. is adding over one hundred new jobs at a key research facility

11.16.17 | Bob Price

The school in Ithaca, NY is adding the positions as it looks to improve it's pioneering work in the area of x-ray technology. The ivy-league school is getting $15 million from the state, and Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul says it's money well...

Pennsylvania's AG is seeking input from both sides of the gun debate

11.16.17 | Bob Price

Eugene DePasquale is seeking input to find common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence. Last year there were over 1,000 firearm-related deaths in Pennsylvania, two-thirds of those deaths were suicides. Nearly 40% of Pennsylvanians own a...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking more like a candidate for president

11.15.17 | Bob Price

He's been fundraising in California, and New York Republicans are suspicious. But Democrats say the fundraising trip is no big deal. Governor Cuomo has raised $25 million in campaign contributions. He spend Tuesday in California, attending...

A new survey shows Pittsburgh, PA is the number one retirement spot in all of America

11.15.17 | Bob Price cited the "Steel City" for it's affordability, low crime rate, and overall friendliness. Boston; Los Angeles; Denver; and Providence, Rhode Island round out the top five.

PA House Speaker Mike Turzai is running for governor

11.15.17 | Bob Price

The 58 year-old will face-off against at least three other Republicans in next May's primary for the right to challenge Governor Tom Wolf a year from now.

Guilty on all counts in Broome County

11.15.17 | Bob Price

One of the county's biggest weapons busts ended with the conviction of Ramadan Abdullah Tuesday. Defense Attorney Matt Ryan claims the jurors were biased because on his client's name. Officials recovered 16 stolen weapons and 10,000 rounds of...

Pennsylvania's 4-day bear hunt starts Saturday

11.14.17 | Terry Diener

The Game Commission estimates Pennsylvania's bear population at around 20,000, a high-water mark the population has held for the past two seasons, despite substantial harvests. The number of hunters buying bear licenses is on pace to reach...

Syracuse U. ranks in the top 10 for graduate rate of student athletes

11.14.17 | Bob Price

S.U. spokesman Tim Powell says they "wake up every morning, go workout and compete, and then go to class." The 91% graduation rate at the Division I school is the highest-ever for the university.  

More utility crews from NY are headed to Puerto Rico

11.14.17 | Bob Price

Crew members will help in the power restoration effort, two months after Hurricane Maria decimated so much of the island. Governor Cuomo says it's wrong for the federal government to pull out of Puerto Rico. Yesterday, the three-star general...

Gov. Wolf calls on PA lawmakers to pass a bill to block domestic abusers from having firearms

11.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Tom Wolf says the measure to ban domestic abusers from owning guns is all about protecting spouses and children. There have been 156 mass shootings in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016. Over half of those-were related to domestic or family violence...