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Season ends

On canal, a sprint to finish

Locks 12-14 reopen; boats not through by Wednesday must wait until 2014

Two eastbound boats travel through Erie Canal Lock 12 in Tribes Hill in this file photo.
Two eastbound boats travel through Erie Canal Lock 12 in Tribes Hill in this file photo.
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Sunday afternoon, John Bruno cast off the heavy mooring lines and throttled up his 48 foot Sea Ray from Lock 12 of the Erie Canal out into the open Mohawk River. It was cold and windy and spitting rain, but a day of motion on the water was a victory for Bruno and his wife, Carol; for the last nine days, the newly retired Buffalo couple were stalled in Brewerton. “We’re on our way to ...

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