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90 Year-old World War II Vet Ronald Gilroy received his high school diploma last night in Carbondale, Pennsylvania

06.09.16 | Bob Price

After the war, Gilroy moved back to Carbondale where he and his wife raised a family of seven. Many of those children and grand-children were on hand for last night's ceremony.Ronald Gilroy quit school at the age of 17 to join the army in...

A massive Fed-Ex ground terminal being planned in Northampton County, Pennslyvania will mean hundreds of jobs for the Lehigh Valley

06.09.16 | Bob Price

Once built, it will be Fed-Ex's largest warehouse and logistics hub among the 34 it operates nationwide. The mega-hub is expected to open in the fall of 2018.

Pennsylvania pro-life activists continue to push for abortion restrictions that recognize the humanity of the unborn

06.09.16 | Bob Price

State Senator Kathy Rapp spoke at a "Stand up for Life" rally yesterday in Harrisburg.  She said, "Seventeen states have already banned dismemberment abortion."The Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation is pushing for passage of a bill that makes...

Three Ohio residents have been charged with assaulting a central New York prison guard who was burned by an exploding package last month

06.09.16 | Bob Price

The Oneida County sheriff says the May 29th attack in the Rome suburb of Floyd was intended to stop a 53-year-old prison guard from reporting an elder care scam against his mother in Ohio.         ...

State police in New York will get a new superintendent

06.08.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A search committee unanimously recommended Lieutenant Colonel George Beach.    Governor Cuomo announced beach's nomination Tuesday saying he brings 30 years of experience to the position. Joseph D'Amico announced in April he was...

A multi billion dollar ethylene plant could be a game changer for gas drilling in Pennsylvania

06.08.16 | Sarah Harnisch

For the past couple of years, gas drilling production has dropped because of lower natural gas prices. One by one, companies have moved out of the Keystone State. But now, one company is moving in. And it could create 600 full time jobs, and...

Big changes are coming to how Pennsylvanians purchase liquor and wine

06.08.16 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

The state House voted Tuesday to allow grocery stores and other venues to sell wine. House Majority Leader Dave Reed says it's good for the economy.  He said, "I believe the fiscal note will come in at about $150 million" with room for...

One by one, schools are testing their water in New York state

06.08.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's a movement that's spreading across New York state after two huge districts, Ithaca and Binghamton, tested positive for lead. Now there's a bill in the works that may require nearly all schools to test.   Senator Tom 'O Mara and...

New York home-school activists are lobbying state lawmakers for reforms that make it easier for kids educated at home to go to college

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Michael Bailey with Loving Education at Home says there's legislation in the works in the Senate and Assembly that would reduce the bureaucratic red-tape facing today's home-schooling families.The home-school activists say New York is doing its...

A World War I vet's long-lost purple heart has been returned to his 92-year-old daughter in Dunmore, PA

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Clarence Singer's medal was located by a group that's sole purpose is to reunite lost purple hearts with service members or their descendants. The Vermont-based Purple Hearts Reunited, hopes to return 100 medals earned in World War I by next...

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