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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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3 Things You Didn’t Know Were Illegal In Utica

There are some crazy and quirky laws in New York state you probably aren't aware of. Before you start your day, you may want to check out the list. 

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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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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
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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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Erie Canal Near Rochester
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2015 Erie Canal Clean Up Set for April 17-19

Volunteers throughout New York State will participate in the 10th annual Erie Canal Clean Sweep on April 17-19, 2015.

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When in Rome
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Adventures in Rome… Part One – New To Naomi

My exploring, learning, and adventures continue in Central New York. This weekend I went to the city of Rome (which happened to be a whole lot bigger than I expected).

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Erie Canal Museum
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Haunting Of The Erie Canal Museum ~ CNY Paranormal [VIDEO]

Nestled in the heart of downtown Syracuse lies one of the most interesting historic buildings with some unexpected ghosts.

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Erie Canal Near Rochester
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2015 Erie Canalway Calendar Available December 1

A calendar showcasing the beauty found along New York State's Erie Canal corridor will be available on December 1.

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Erie Canal near Rochester
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Erie Canal Clean Sweep Weekend Planned for April 25-27, 2014

Volunteers will be picking up trash and debris that accumulated over the winter along the Erie Canal and other canals in New York State as part of Clean Sweep Weekend on April 25-27.

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Photo by Bill Keeler
Photo by Bill Keeler
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Raw Footage: Ilion Mayor Sends Safety Message to Residents

Here's a video of Ilion Mayor John Stevens sending a message to village residents as he assists in cleanup on Friday morning at the Ilion Marina...

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