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PA Lawmakers Tighten Teacher Background Checks

10.16.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees will undergo more rigorous background checks under legislation sent to Gov. Tom Corbett. The House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors ...

PA Senate Votes To Ban Pigeon Shoots

10.16.14 | Bill Price

Guns are a hot topic in the Pennsylvania Senate, which is backing a ban on pigeon shoots as well as a law to give groups like the National Rifle Association legal standing to sue municipalities over strict local gun laws. Senators favored ...

Pittsford Tops Local School District Rankings

10.15.14 | Bill Price

The Pittsford Central School District is once again the highest-rated district in the Rochester area, according to a recent analysis of New York State Education Department data. The list factors in graduation rates and test scores, and has been ...

Pennsylvania Senate Bypasses 11 PM Rule

10.15.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania state Senate bypassed a good-government rule that it end its voting day at 11 p.m. before adjourning without any contested votes as Republicans scramble to pass pet bills in the winding-down fall legislative session. The ...

Buffalo Public Schools Urging Vigilence

10.15.14 | Bill Price

As Buffalo Police work on finding the suspected couple in a series of attempted abductions, Buffalo Public Schools are reminding parents to be vigilant. The district is reminding parents and students of three things: 1) Parents--know where your ...

First Lady Comes to Pennsylvania

10.15.14 | Bill Price

A well-traveled first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and rally voters in the party's stronghold of Philadelphia. Mrs. Obama will speak Wednesday at the Dorothy Emanuel ...

Area Suppliers facing Firewood Shortage

10.14.14 | Bob Price

Firewood suppliers are finding it difficult to keep up with demand. OFFICIALS BLAME A COLD WINTER LAST YEAR... AND A WET SPRING AND SUMMER FOR THE DROP. OFFICIALS SAY THE FIREWOOD DEMAND FROM LAST YEAR'S COLD WINTER... IS BEING FELT FROM MICHIGAN ...

10-Year Old Boy Charged as Adult in Homicide

10.14.14 | Bob Price

A 10-Year old Boy from Wayne County Pennsylvania has been charged with criminal homicide in connection with the death of a 90-year old woman, according to the District Attorney. WBRE-TV reports the boy is identified as Tristen Kurilla of ...

CNN Reports Second Frein Campsite Found

10.14.14 | Bob Price

Some people who live and work in the Frein search zone - hope investigators have found more than a second campsite.  "I'm sure that he has a lot of campsites and I imagine he has done a lot of work preparing for this."  Roseann Walters - ...

Romney Backs Astorino in New York Governor's Race

10.14.14 | Bob Price

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is giving Rob Astorino some help in his bid to defeat New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.    Romney wrote a recent fundraising appeal for Astorino in which the former Massachusetts governor ...

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