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Photo Credit - P.W. Creighton/TSM
Photo Credit - P.W. Creighton/TSM
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Erie Canal Opening On Schedule After All

Well, believe it or not the canal original opening for the season was scheduled for May 19th. Our very wet April appeared to have that date in jeopardy and just within the past few days the conditions have improved greatly.in the Finger Lakes/Central New York region allowing the opening day to move back to the original date of Friday May 19th

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Photo Courtesy Genesee Brewery
Photo Courtesy Genesee Brewery
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Genesee Brewery’s Erie Canal Trip Delayed

If you're planning on heading out to watch as the Genesee Brewery's fermentation tanks pass through the Utica area, it looks like you may have to wait an extra day.

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Andrew Derminio, TSM
Andrew Derminio, TSM
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Genessee Brewing To Travel 225 Miles On The Erie Canal

When was the last time you saw anything being shipped on the Erie Canal? You'll once again get the chance to see shipping in action later this month when Genesee Brewery will ship 12 fermentation tanks from Albany to Rochester.

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Times Telegram photo/Stephanie Sorrell-White
Times Telegram photo/Stephanie Sorrell-White
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Little Falls Welcomes ‘Water Music NY’ This Summer

Little Falls is known for its scenic location along the Erie Canal, and it is the perfect place to welcome this amazing event this summer!

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Coal Barge on Ohio River
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Free Family Fun? Watch Tug Boats Along The Erie Canal

If you're looking for a fun activity that your little ones are certain to enjoy, take them out to watch the boats come in at one of the locks along the Erie Canal.

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CJ/TSM Utica
CJ/TSM Utica
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Free Live Music With The ‘Betsy’ Concert Series At Lock 20 Canal Park In Marcy

The 'Betsy' Concert Series, also known as 'Betsy The Barge Concert Series' is underway, and it's free for one and all. Pack a picnic and grab your family and friends for a fun night of fantastic music.

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Andy Cash/Big Frog 104
Andy Cash/Big Frog 104
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New York’s Oldest Canal Runs Right Through CNY [VIDEO]

Did you know the first canal ever built in New York State was the Erie Canal? It happens to also run right through the heart of Central New York and if you're looking for stuff to do this Summer, the trails along this historic waterway offer plenty of recreational options.

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Erie Canal Culvert Northbound
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There’s One Place in New York Where You Can Drive Under the Erie Canal

Living in Upstate New York with the Erie Canal a major part of our landscape, you likely drive over the Erie Canal multiple times each day without giving it a second thought. There is one place in New York where you can drive under the canal.

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John Costanzo
John Costanzo
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Gems Along The Mohawk – Live Broadcast [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

Summer comes alive today in Herkimer on the Canal!  Gems Along The Mohawk has a great bunch of events going on all day today and a big concert and fireworks display tonight. 

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John Costanzo
John Costanzo
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Rock The Canal This Weekend [VIDEO]

The 3rd Annual Rock The Canal weekend is here! Tucked along the canal in Herkimer is Gems Along The Mohawk, a visitors center with shopping, dining and sightseeing cruises. 

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Utica, Mohawk Valley from Space
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This Stunningly Detailed Photo Shows New York’s Mohawk Valley from Space

This is a view of Upstate New York like you've never seen before.

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Erie Canal Village poor condition
Friends of Erie Canal Village via Facebook
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Portions of Erie Canal Village in Rome Near Ruins Following Apparent Neglect [PHOTOS]

It may be startling to you if you spent some time as a child at Erie Canal Village in Rome to see how far the living history museum appears to have deteriorated.

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