Erie Canal

NYS Canal System turns 100

15 years on the Erie Canal? Try 100. The New York State Canal System is officially 100 years old and the Canal Society of New York and the State Canal...
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Fri, 05/11/2018 - 3:49am
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Volunteers ready to 'clean sweep' Erie Canal

Earth Day is this weekend, and for the 13 th year in a row, New York State Canal Corporation is holding its annual Canal Clean Sweep. The Canal...
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Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:18am
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Connections: Update on the Erie Canal clear-cutting controversy

A state judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of the Towns of Pittsford, Perinton and Brighton in their effort to halt the clear cutting of trees along the...
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Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:33am
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Connections: The controversy over clear-cutting on the banks of the Erie Canal

Discussing the controversy over clearing the banks of the Erie Canal of vegetation. Our guests: John Callaghan , Executive Deputy Director for the New...
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Thu, 12/28/2017 - 10:10am
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The Flour City Hash House Harriers

One night this week I skipped a launch party for composer Hilary Tann's new CD to go play the recorder alone on a bridge on the edge of town, high over the Erie Canal.   Fish were jumping, swallows were skimming the water, it was impossibly beautiful and quiet, and I couldn’t resist.  So I walked up a hill to the bridge with my son’s primary school recorder and The Daily Ukule

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