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Erie Canal set for May 3 opening

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The Erie Canal will open for the season at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 3 — just two days behind schedule after a lengthy winter. The state Canal Corporation aims to open the statewide system on May 1, and did so last year. “Obviously, we had a very rough winter, we had a lot of snow that had to melt, and then we had some rain,” said Shane Mahar, a Canal Corp. spokesman. “Those things combined ...

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