List by Month: 12-2013

The Roaring Spring, PA chicken ban

12.11.13 | Bob Price

In Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, you've got to lose the birds, but you can keep the bees. The Altoona suburb has voted to curtail in-town agriculture while carving out legal exceptions for gardeners and beekeepers.  The borough council ...

Cuomo supports property tax freeze

12.11.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is embracing a proposal for a two-year freeze on crushing local property taxes. Under the proposal from Cuomo's tax commission, the state would subsidize the cost of the freeze with the first state ...

PA girl, 18, attacked by bear while hunting

12.11.13 | Bob Price

A black bear attacked a teenager in central Pennsylvania as she hunted deer on a family farm. Camille Marie Bomboy of Mill Hall, suffered severe bites on her arms and shoulders, and a deep cut on her head. She was hunting with a large group on ...

Lockheed Martin delivers choppers to Australia

12.11.13 | Bob Price

Owego, New York based Lockheed Martin presented the Royal Australian Navy with two locally-made helicopters Tuesday. It's the first international sale of its kind.  Lockheed will help create two dozen more of these MH-60 choppers ...

Earth sets cold record ....-135.8 degrees !

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees below zero. Better yet, don't try it. That's so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe. A new look at ...

Missing penguins in Elmira

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Missing penguins are causing quite a stir in the City of Elmira, and a reward is now offered if you can help find them. Along Maple Avenue in Elmira two plastic penguins were taken from a festive holiday display. The penguins have been gaining ...

Pa. gets extension on CHIP-to-Medicaid switch

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett’s administration says the federal government isn’t enforcing a Jan. 1 deadline to shift tens of thousands children from a health insurance program for children to Medicaid. Corbett’s office said Monday the ...

Common Core protest in Buffalo

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Buffalo school teachers protested the common core learning standards outside the home of Regents chancellor Bob Bennett yesterday.  In a bold attempt to sway the state to rethink the learning standards, teachers showed up on the sidewalk ...

Christmas tree mold

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Many Christmas trees across the country are at risk because of a deadly mold. A water mold called phytophtora is crippling tree businesses around the country. The mold flourished this year due to heavy rains in the ...

Happiness is .....avoiding smartphone

12.09.13 | Bob Price

Who can resist the electronic temptation !!  Well, A new study by Kent State University shows people who can ignore texts or calls on their mobile devices are “more” likely to be content and “less” likely to ...

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