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Lyons Receives $6.5M for Erie Canal District


One Wayne County town has been awarded 6.5-million dollars for its Canal District.

Governor Kathy Hochul made the announcement Monday that the Town of Lyons would receive the money for a special project as part of the state’s Restore New York Communities Initiative.

At a Monday press conference, Hochul said “we have $33 million going to special award winners, and they run up and down projects from The Town of Lyons is getting more than 6.5 million for its Canal District. I’ve actually been on a boat in their Canal District. They need the $6.5 million. It’s going to look a lot better.”

Other Finger Lakes Communities getting money from the initiative include the City of Canandaigua and the Towns of Clyde and Newark.

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