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Richard Loomis, 81

Richard Wood Loomis, 81, passed peacefully surrounded by family on June 17, 2022. Beloved husband of Claudia Alice Soule Loomis of 59 years, loving father of Heidi (Denis) Mulcahy, Jamie (Eric) Kent, and Richard (Alison) Loomis; “Papa” to 10 grandchildren – Ashley (Zach) Wightman, Daniel Kent, Andrew Kent, Kaitlyn Mulcahy, Denis Mulcahy Jr., Lindsay Mulcahy, Benjamin Loomis, Joseph Loomis, Walter Loomis, and Levi Loomis. Born on May 17, 1941, in North Pitcher to the late Ashville Verne Loomis and late Hazel Wood Loomis, Richard attended South Otselic Central School and the State University of New York College at Cortland, where he studied education and played varsity football and lacrosse. Richard taught physical education at Medina High School for three years and then at Morrisville-Eaton High School for 32 years, during which he coached junior high and high school sports including football, basketball and track. Richard also coached college football at Hamilton College, where he served as offensive coordinator for several years.
MORRISVILLE, NY
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Rome police seize drugs, ghost gun following foot chase with suspect

ROME, N.Y. – A Rome man is facing gun and drug charges after police responded to a dispute that led to a foot chase Friday morning. Just before 10 a.m., Rome police officers were called to the area of Oakwood Street and Floyd Avenue for a dispute in progress. On the way to the scene, police were provided with a description of the suspect and alerted that he allegedly had a gun in his backpack.
ROME, NY
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Dominican Republic man living in Utica indicted on drug charges

SYRACUSE, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The New York State Department of Justice has reported that a citizen of the Dominican Republic who has been living in the City of Utica was indicted for drug trafficking on June 23rd. On Thursday, 38-year-old Jose Campusano was indicted for trafficking cocaine and illegal reentry into the United States after […]
UTICA, NY
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Beloved Utica Destination for Coffee & Live Music Finally Reopens

The Tramontane Café, the eclectic coffee spot on Lincoln Ave in Utica that was once a favorite hangout for local musicians and artists, has finally reopened after a long hibernation. Owners Robin Raabe and Garrett Ingraham originally opened the Tramontane Café in 2008. Its diversified clientele included businessmen and...
UTICA, NY
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Alert; Rabid Raccoon Found In Stittville

The Oneida County Health Department says a racoon has tested positive for rabies in Stittville. The raccoon was sent to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center for testing this week and positive results were reported today. Heath Department officials say one person was exposed to the rabid...
STITTVILLE, NY
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Rabid raccoon confirmed in Stittville

STITTVILLE — ​​​​​​A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Stittville. The raccoon was sent to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center for testing on Monday and positive results were reported on Tuesday. One person and a dog were exposed to the raccoon and received treatment.
STITTVILLE, NY
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RFA Class of 1959 plans reunion at casino

ROME — The Rome Free Academy Class of 1959 will hold its 63rd reunion Friday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 14, at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Friday evening, starting at 6 p.m., there will be light hors d’oeuvres with a $20 charge. Saturday will be a buffet dinner starting at 6 p.m. at a cost of $40. Sunday breakfast/brunch for $20 will begin at 8 a.m.
ROME, NY
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'Mini-Mazz Market' opens in Rome as business rebuilds following fire

ROME, N.Y. – The owners of Mazzaferro’s in Rome are opened their new location on Friday, which they’ve dubbed the ‘Mini-Mazz Market.’. Following a devastating fire that destroyed the city staple on April 29, Brian and Joseph Mazzaferro decided to open a smaller shop temporarily at their wholesale location at the corner of Railroad and Mill streets.
ROME, NY
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