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Utica Man Canoeing from Utica to Brooklyn to Montreal
Credit: Marco Martoccia
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Utica Man Canoeing From Utica to Brooklyn to Montreal

A Utica man is taking on an epic trip from Utica to Brooklyn to Montreal...via canoe. Marco Martoccia left Utica on July 14th, putting his canoe in the Erie Canal near Aqua Vino. Since then, he's paddled 100's of miles, down the Erie Canal, ultimately reaching the Hudson River and Brooklyn.

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Haunted Beach Dollhouse
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The Erie Canal Is Breaking New Records

It's a big year for the Erie Canal, not just historically, but also financially, as commerce along the famous waterway is picking up steam.

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7 Unique Events Happening in Central New York This Weekend

Have a few hours to kill this weekend? Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? We found the top seven interesting activities happening in our area this weekend.

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Antique Utica Pitcher
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How Cool is This Utica Antique on eBay?

eBay sellers are offering an antique jug that dates from 1825 to commemorate both the City of Utica (then a village) and the construction of the Erie Canal, which wasn't quite done when the jug was made.

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A View of the Erie Canal Cruises From the Road
Photo Credit: Google Maps Street View
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Erie Canal Cruises Closed Until Further Notice Due to Flooding

If you were hoping to take a cruise down the Erie Canal, you may have to reschedule until a later date. But how much later?

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Sign in Marcy of the Erie Canal
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ABC ‘World News Tonight’ Anchor Will Host a Documentary Focusing on the Erie Canal

Learn more of the history of the Erie Canal and the challenges that were faced when the project started, with this special documentary.

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10 Things to Do With the Kids This Summer in Central New York

The kids get out of school for summer vacation in a few short weeks. Here's 10 fun things to do in central New York.

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Watch Bike Adventurer Ride Erie Canal to Utica

Want to see a completely different view of Utica? Tag along on a trip with the Bike Adventurer as he rides along the Erie Canal from New London to Utica.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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200 Years On The Erie Canal

Come celebrate 200 years of the Erie Canal with the Oneida County Historical Council and the Canal Society of New York.

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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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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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photo courtesy of Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
photo courtesy of Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
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Study Details Impact Of Erie Canalway Corridor

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has an annual economic impact of more than $307 million in upstate New York.

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