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Investigation by Rome police leads to drug bust

ROME - A narcotics investigation led police to an arrest of two Rome residents. Michele L. Mietlinski, 44, and Leonardo A. Padilla, 44, were arrested Thursday in connection with the drug investigation. Rome police executed a search warrant at 126 River St. where they found a quantity of heroin,

WKTV - 2017-11-17 07:37:00

Rome Fire Dept. to hold info session on exam

The fire department will host an informational session in preparation for the upcoming Civil Service firefighter exam, department officials have announced. The informational session will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Central Fire Station, 158 Black River Blvd., the announcement adde

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-18 00:00:00

Utica Coffee Roasting delivers turkeys to Utica, Rome rescue missions

Baristas usually serve coffee, but on Thursday, Utica Coffee Roasting baristas delivered turkeys to the Utica Rescue Mission to make sure everyone - regardless of their own ability to provide a Thanksgiving meal - could enjoy one. One of the Utica Coffee workers saw a news story about the local n

WKTV - 2017-11-17 18:18:00

Rome spruce heads to Albany for holiday season

The City of Rome will be represented in the state capitol during the Christmas and New Year's seasons in the form of a 40-foot blue spruce. Its presence at the state capitol building will also reflect the largess of late Rome resident Joseph Yozzo On Monday, a work crew will remove the tree from Yoz


Rome teachers to be honored Thursday

Rome Free Academy English teacher Christine Scharf and Bellamy Elementary School teacher Samantha Sabia are among educators and programs being recognized in the Genesis Group's "Celebration of Education" event. Also being recognized is the Rome City School District Mentoring Program for students, an


Nine Rome Catholic School students receive John Della Contrada scholarships

Nine Rome Catholic School students have been awarded John Della Contrada scholarships, the Rome Community Foundation announced. The scholarships are $100 apiece. The recipients for 2017: Mackanzee Bretscher; Kyle Weng; Steven Stressel III; Mya Dowgos; Ryden-Lee Scott; Katrina Leroux; Blake Tu


Rome Fire Department to hold informational session ahead of civil service exam

ROME - In preparation of the upcoming civil service firefighter exam, the Rome Fire Department will be holding an informational session that's open to the public. The informational session will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the central fire station, located at 158 Black River Blvd. in Rome.


'The Truth About Lies' screening at Rome Capitol Theatre

Rome, N.Y. >> The Rome Capitol Theatre will premiere "The Truth About Lies" -- a new film about the spiraling consequences of fibs. The comedy follows the life of Gilby Smalls, who's just been fired from his job and dumped by his girlfriend. Forced to move in with his booze-swilling, man-obsessed mo


'Love solved this case': Harrisburg police chief on arrest in deaths of sisters

HARRISBURG -- There is love in Harrisburg. That's what Chief Thomas Carter said, countering statements made following the shooting death of two young girls in which a community member told PennLive, "Ain't no love in this city. There's death, but there ain't no love." The chief has a different take.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 18:04:21

New opioid treatment facility opens in Harrisburg

A new treatment facility for people suffering from opioid addiction is open in Harrisburg. The new Advancement in Recovery Center at the Pennsylvania Institute opened Friday. The facility will offer holistic treatment. Doctors say that means they'll not only receive treatment for addiction, but also

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 22:50:00

Harrisburg University plans expansion in downtown area

The president of Harrisburg University says a campus expansion will not only benefit the school, but also the city of Harrisburg. The university is planning to build a new high rise, mixed-use building that will house a new Health Science Education Center and Housing for more than 300 students. It w

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 20:01:00

Gettysburg Police address "credible and violent" threat made against remembrance parade

Gettysburg Police and federal authorities are investigating a threat to the Gettysburg Remembrance Parade. Gettysburg Police Chief Joe Dougherty says the threat was stated in a letter to the Gettysburg Times newspaper. Newspaper staff reported the threat to police who deemed the threat "credible and

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 18:09:54

New prison taking shape in Northumberland County

(Harrisburg) -- Walls are going up on Northumberland County's new prison. The county has been without its prison since a fire destroyed the facility in Sunbury nearly three years ago. Progress on the new building in Coal Township is now visible, but there's still a long way to go. "It's something w

WITF.ORG - 2017-11-17 22:33:00

More than 6,000 sign up for medical marijuana in first 2 weeks

(MGN Online) Governor Tom Wolf announced this week that more than 6,000 people have signed up for the medical marijuana program in the first 2 weeks. The Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law by Wolf on April 17, 2016. Wolf says, "These remarkable numbers are a clear confirmation of the need

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 20:13:20

Berks County man rescued from fire moments before flames engulfed garage

fire.png According to PSP Reading, a Berks County man was pulled from a fire just before the flames engulfed the garage he was trapped in. Police say when they arrived on the scene, they heard the man that had called 911 pounding on the garage door for help. They say that they were unable to open th

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 19:17:06

Momentum Female Health & Fitness Center raises $3,700 for Pink Hands of Hope

Pink Hands of Hope A local cancer survivor spearheaded an effort to give back to an organization which helped her greatly. The owners of Momentum Female Health and Fitness Club in Mechanicsburg donated a check for $3,700 dollars to Pink Hands of Hope. The money was raised through a gift basket silen

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 18:16:41

Remember When for the week of 11/14/17

95 years ago At a meeting of the Northern California Commercial Organization, members discussed a proposed law giving the Board of Supervisors power to tax its constituents. Due to an increase in national emergencies, local government chipped in and paid the bill for the disasters. To offset this ex

LASSEN COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-17 16:57:24

Humane society begins preparations for holiday fundraiser

The Lassen Humane Society held a special meeting on Nov. 2 to elect officers and make plans for their upcoming Christmas wreath and swag fundraiser. During elections, Chris Todd and Carol Ingram were welcomed as new board members. Chris Geffre, who was re-elected as president, announced the resignat

LASSEN COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-16 18:38:42

Business Scene for the week of 11/15/17

Andrea Wilson Andrea Wilson has been promoted to general manager for Quincy Natural Foods and its counterpart in Portola, the Feather River Food Co-op. She is very familiar with the cooperative's operations having held several positions that included being a department manager, a wellness manager an

PLUMAS COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-17 16:00:19

Student raises funds for Alzheimer's research

Chester Elementary fourth-grader Madeline Blaufuss, right, and classmate Reese Howell staff the Alzheimer's Bake Sale table at Holiday Market on Oct. 22, to raise money for the Bright Focus Foundation research program in the fight against Alzheimer's. Photos submitted A "Memory Board" at the Alzhei