Erie Canal

Erie Canal water level rising, should be filled in coming days

The Erie Canal in the Rochester region is now being watered and should be full and ready for limited recreational use next week, a state Canal...
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Sat, 05/16/2020 - 4:35pm
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Funding approved for New York's Reimagine the Canals initiative

State funds have been approved as part of a $300 million effort to expand tourism and economic efforts along the Erie Canal. Governor Andrew Cuomo...
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 12:32pm
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Cuomo proposes $300 million plan to 'reimagine' the Erie Canal

Governor Andrew Cuomo is unveiling a $300 million plan to “reimagine” the Erie Canal by creating recreational activities to boost tourism, mitigate...
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 6:02am
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LISTEN: Erie Canal tugboat named in honor of suffrage leader Cady Stanton

The newest in the fleet of tugboats on the Erie Canal was christened Friday in honor of women’s suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In the 19 th...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 8:41am
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State agencies won't appeal court order regarding canal embankment 'clear-cutting'

The New York Power Authority and the New York State Canal Corporation say they will not appeal a court decision that halted a controversial program that...
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Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:08am
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Connections: Reimagining the Erie Canal

We talk with the winners of the Reimagine the Canals Competition , a $2.5 million contest aimed at transforming the Erie Canal into a hub for economic...
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Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:42am
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Winners of Reimagine the Canals Competition announced

The winners of the "Reimagine the Canals" Competition were announced Wednesday. The contest sought the best ideas to spur economic development along the...
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Wed, 10/03/2018 - 1:09pm
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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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