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C-PP Discusses Common Core Lesson Plan Replacement, Elementary Schedule Change

03.06.14 | Bob Price

After deciding to stop using New York State’s lesson plans for Common Core, Corning-Painted Post School District leaders met Wednesday night to talk about replacement curriculum. The school board says the teaching plans from the state in ...

Lancaster mother spends nearly eight hours shoplifting from Wal-Mart with her three young kids

03.06.14 | Bob Price

A Lancaster woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said she spent nearly eight hours shoplifting from a Wal-Mart as her three young children accompanied her. Heather Lynne Defreitas, 40, is accused of stealing items worth $575 from ...

Schniederman Announces Partnership with Socia Media to Curb Online Gun Sales

03.06.14 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Facebook, Instagram and leading gun safety organizations in announcing new policies that will help the world’s largest social networking service and owner of the most popular photo-sharing ...

Niagara Falls Frozen Solid... Again

03.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Niagara Falls has come to a halt again. The cascading water is frozen because of the bitter frozen temperatures. It's the second time this winter that six million cubic feet of water at the Falls has come to an icy halt. To view the stunning ...

PA universities expect state, students to pick up tab on rising tuition

03.05.14 | Bob Price

State universities contend they will have no choice but to raise tuition unless they get more from taxpayers, but that doesn’t mean students will get more for their money. Funding for Pennsylvania’s four major state-related ...

Astorino to Announce Whether he'll Run for Governor

03.05.14 | Bob Price

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is widely expected to announce a run for governor Wednesday, when he will release an online video announcing his decision. On his Twitter account Tuesday, Astorino said he will release a video message ...

New Designations For Veterans In Pennsylvania

03.05.14 | Bob Price

Veterans In Pennsylvania Will Now Have New Designations On Driver Licenses And Identification Cards.Surrounded by veterans and the Pennsylvania National Guard, Governor Tom Corbett kicked off the new marks today.The designations will include an ...

O'Mara Supports Legislation to Legalize, Regulate Medical Marijuana

03.05.14 | Bob Price

New York State Senator Tom O'Mara (R-Big Flats) said Tuesday that he supports legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. His statement calls it the most tightly-regulated and restrictive medical marijuana system in the country.O'Mara said ...

Indian Group looks to Expand Casino Operations in NY

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Seneca Indian Nation has purchased 32 acres in a suburb of Rochester as the potential site of a fourth western New York casino.    The $2.7 million purchase was announced by the Seneca Gaming Corporation on Monday.    ...

Justices Reject Pa. 'Kids for Cash' Judge's appeal

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Supreme Court says it won't hear an appeal from a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in the "kids for cash" scandal. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. (shiv-uh-REL'-uh) is serving a 28-year prison sentence after his ...

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