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Holyoke's two high schools to merge next fall

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Holyoke's two high schools will become one next fall. "One city, one high school!" That's the new mantra for the merging of Holyoke High School and Dean Technical High School into Holyoke High School North and South. The merger means access to technical training, and particip

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-17 03:15:32

Coming for Holyoke E.N. White School students: STEM middle school

HOLYOKE -- Courses in science, technology, engineering and math -- known as STEM -- will be the focus of a new middle school that will begin in the fall at Dean Technical High School, officials said Monday. "A STEM experience will offer our students highly engaging, hands-on learning that promotes s

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 11:18:18

Drivers anticipate difficult morning commute with snow on the way

The 22News Storm Team's predicting most western Massachusetts cities and towns will be covered by several inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon. The heaviest snowfall is expected between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. MassDOT is warning drivers to be prepared to face "difficult travel conditions" Wednesday morni

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-17 03:33:33

Panhandling, ethics, marijuana, notification system prompt Holyoke disputes

HOLYOKE -- With the new year underway, the City Council and Mayor Alex B. Morse are assured of panhandling and at least three other issues over which they'll collide. The Council at its final December meeting voted to override vetoes that Morse had issued regarding Council votes on panhandling, an e

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 11:30:18

Springfield police investigate vandalism or attempted break-ins to Route 66 Diner on Bay Street

SPRINGFIELD - Police are investigating several recent attempted break-ins or instances of vandalism at the Route 66 Diner on Bay Street. Charlie Allen, who has managed the iconic eatery, located at 950 Bay St., for years, said the incidents began one night last week when somebody attempted to get in

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 20:54:18

Holyoke Council reminds mayor about emergency notification system

HOLYOKE -- As the sky spat snow, the City Council voted in City Hall Tuesday to remind the mayor about how notices like winter parking bans should be issued. The order that the Council approved was for the city solicitor to send a memo to Mayor Alex B. Morse to comply with the new emergency notice o

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 02:39:06

East Longmeadow calls rubbish on garbage collector

EAST LONGMEADOW -- Friction between the town of East Longmeadow and the company hired to haul away its trash continued this week when Republic Services continued missing pickups. "I have never, ever had this kind of an experience and I've been dealing in municipal government for over 20 years," Town

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 23:25:28

Forecast of snow delays Holyoke Hummus Cafe 1-year anniversary celebration to Thursday

HOLYOKE -- Holyoke Hummus Co. has postponed to Thursday the one-year anniversary celebration of its cafe at 285 High St., a co-owner said. The forecast of snow prompted the change from the scheduled date of Wednesday, co-owner Dawn Cordeiro said in an email. The event now set for Thursday will inclu

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 22:11:06

Sparks Police arrest man for trafficking of minor

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Sparks Police have arrested a man after an investigation into sex trafficking. Early the morning of May 14, 2017, Sparks officers responded to the report of an injured girl who said she had been battered and abused sexually. Detectives linked her to a case of sex trafficking,

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-16 21:55:00

2.8 Magnitude Earthquake in South Reno

Nevada Earthquakes Twitter is reporting a magnitude 2.8 earthquake that struck 3.5 km northeast of Galena High School in South Reno. Magnitude 2.8 #earthquake, 3.5 km NE of Galena High School, S Reno https://t.co/432tN58dVx Nevada Earthquakes Twitter is reporting a magnitude 2.8 earthquake that stru

KTVN.COM - 2018-01-17 06:34:00

Man arrested on sex trafficking charges

Twenty people died by homicide in Reno in 2017. Some cases were ruled justified while others remain open and active with the Reno Police Department. Sarah Litz/RGJ A man wanted on three sex trafficking-related charges was arrested in California, a news release from the Sparks Police Department said

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 22:22:42

Sparks Police: Man Faces Child Sex-Related Crimes

Sparks Police say a man faces charges of child sex-related crimes, and is expected to appear in court on Wednesday. Police say 33-year-old Anthony Brooks was recently arrested in Northern California after a girl told authorities last May that she had been sexually abused. He has since been booked i

KTVN.COM - 2018-01-17 00:56:00

Craig's List rip-off: Scammer leaves with car and cash

RENO, Nev., (KOLO) It began with a search for a car for his son, which led them to an ad on Craig'sList and, eventually, to an encounter that left them without the car or the money they paid for it. Chance Geving went into this transaction with eyes wide open and forewarned.about such sales. "I mean

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-17 02:42:00

Sheriff's Office investigating off-road crash that seriously hurt boy

SUN VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating a crash that critically hurt a 17-year-old boy. Just before noon January 15, 2018 the Washoe County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Chimney Drive in Sun Valley. A preliminary inv

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-17 00:04:00

Police: Person of interest sought in burglary reported at Nugget in Sparks

Sparks Police are looking for a person of interest in a commercial burglary/fraudulent use of a credit card case (Image courtesy Sparks Police) Police say they are looking for a person of interest in a commercial burglary case reported at the Nugget in Sparks on Sunday. According to Sparks Police, t

MYNEWS4.COM - 2018-01-15 17:01:55

Reno man sentenced in case of stealing identity of elderly person

Douglas Wayne Goin (Photo: Washoe County Jail) A 44-year-old Reno man has been sentenced on charges of fraud against an elderly victim and drug trafficking, according to prosecutors. The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says Douglas Wayne Goins received a 20-year sentence last week, with the

MYNEWS4.COM - 2018-01-16 23:19:39

Dump truck carrying mud from Montecito loses load in Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. - Two lanes of U.S. Highway 101 northbound at Patterson Avenue in Goleta remain blocked causing a major traffic backup for miles after a dump truck carrying mud from Montecito lost its load. The incident was reported just after 4 p.m. The California Highway Patrol reported on their tr

KEYT - 2018-01-17 02:24:45

Missing persons list now down to 3 from Montecito mudslides; Hwy 101 to remain closed another week

Buy Now Westbound traffic is bumper-to-bumper on Highway 166 east of Santa Maria on Monday afternoon. Highway 101 is still closed after last week's mudslides in Montecito.Len Wood, Staff The list of people missing from the mudslides that roared through Montecito last week dropped to three as another

SYVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 03:00:00

McConnell's, Rori's Ice Cream giving away free scoops to evacuees, first responders

Photo: McConnell's Fine Ice Creams SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Two local ice cream shops are stepping up to the plate and providing those affected by the recent mudslides with a sweet treat. McConnell's Fine Ice Creams in Santa Barbara will be handing out free scoops of ice cream to mudslide evacuees an

KEYT - 2018-01-17 05:39:17

Buses shuttle school staff, city personnel to Santa Barbara amid freeway closure

Buses shuttled more than 230 people from Ventura County to Santa Barbara around 5 a.m. Tuesday. (Alex Biston / KEYT.com) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - It was an early start for Santa Barbara teachers, health and safety workers and city personnel. Buses shuttled more than 230 people from Ventura County to

KEYT - 2018-01-17 02:12:02