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Wheels, Tires Taken From Cars In Scranton

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WNEP) Some drivers in Scranton have recently found their cars up on cinder blocks and the wheels gone. Scranton police say six drivers in south Scranton had their tires swiped earlier this month. Then it seemed the thieves stopped. But two more ...

Hornell, NY Budget Approved

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WETM-18) - People in Hornell will pay slightly more in taxes after the common council approved next year's budget Monday night. The mayor says city spending isn't changing, but employee healthcare and pension costs are forcing the ...

U.S. Justice Department probing Pa. Education Department

02.24.14 | Bob Price

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a civil-rights investigation into the Pennsylvania Department of Education's program for disruptive students, the Daily News has learned. The probe was prompted by a complaint last August from ...

Likely GOP challenger says he can beat NY's Cuomo

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Rob Astorino's expected run for governor of New York would seem to put him in a mismatch in name recognition, fundraising and party registration against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. But the Republican Westchester County executive, who is setting out an ...

PSU's THON raises a record $13.3 million

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Over three days of nonstop movement, Penn Staters turned the Bryce Jordan Center, typically a basketball venue, into what one student called "the biggest celebration of life you can possibly have." "I think this is the epitome of how to live ...

Tuition aid for students in NY illegally gets bump

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Supporters of a bill that would give New York students in the U.S. illegally access to state tuition assistance weren't giving it much of a chance in this election year, planning instead for a push in 2015. But unforeseen support from New York ...

Train hauling crude oil, propane derails in Vandergrift

02.14.14 | Bob Price

A train hauling crude oil and propane derailed in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Thursday morning. More than 21 cars on a Norfolk Southern rail line between Vandergrift and East Vandergrift derailed around 8:30 a.m.   One of the ...

Blow Torch May Have Sparked Nanticoke House Fire

02.14.14 | Bob Price

Fire crews believe someone was trying to unfreeze pipes in their home with a blow torch when a fire started in Luzerne County Wednesday evening. Authorities said the fire broke out around 5:30 at a home in the 100 block of Loomis Street in ...

NY officials: Agreement for $8B Medicaid waiver

02.14.14 | Bob Price

New York reached an agreement Thursday with federal officials for a waiver that would allow the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings that officials say will be used to support hospitals and improve health care. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who ...

United Lands at Elmira Corning Regional Airport

02.14.14 | Bob Price

If the snow is just too much for you and you want to get away from it all, Twin Tiers neighbors now have a new option at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport. United Airlines has arrived with two non-stop flights a day to Chicago.Frank Sinatra once ...

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