Global Mural Conference 2016

June 29, 2016

During the week of Sept 18th to the 24th, Fairport will be hosting the Global Mural Conference and while planning is well underway, we wanted to share...

Canal NY Annual Meeting

May 8, 2016

Come and join us for our annual meeting which will be held on Monday May 23rd at 1:30pm at the Red Mill Inn Canal Side in Baldwinsville NY

We will ha...

Americas Coolest Small Town Fairport NY

May 7, 2016

Fairport needs our help. Click on the link below to vote for Fairport as the coolest-small-town in America. If you've never had the opportunity to v...

Canal NY Moving Forward

March 11, 2016

As Canal NY moves forward into 2016, there are a number of projects on our radar that go a long way towards accomplishing the mission statement of bri...

Is The Canal Corporation About To Get A New Home?

February 21, 2016

Gov. Cuomo has proposed legislation to transfer the operation of the Erie Canal System from the NYS Thruway Authority to the NYS Power Authority.


Canal NY and the World Travel Market

January 12, 2016

For the 9th year Canal NY has had a presence at the World Travel Market in London England. WTM is held annually and is the leading global event for t...

Lyons Greeters Complete Another Year On The Canal

December 1, 2015



Canal Inspection Tour

October 25, 2015

Erie Canal Inspection Tour

On Sept. 23, I was privileged to take part in this year's Canal Inspection Tour. This annual Canal event involves a physi...

A Message From The Chair

September 6, 2015


As I sit by my office window overlooking the Erie Canal harbor here, in Fairport, it occurs to me that, while becoming the Chairman of the...

Erie Canal Goes Google

September 5, 2015

In its ongoing attempt to promote the New York State Canal System and the communities that surround it.  The New York Boater is working with a company...

Spencerport Canal Days - July 25 & 26, 2015

June 5, 2015

2015 Spencerport Canal Days - July 25th and 26th, 2015. Click here for updates.