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Creek Rats Mark 10 Years with Another Clean Up

Around 15 volunteers gathered at the Rescue Mission on Dickerson Street early Saturday, Sept. 17, morning set on accomplishing two goals for the day: cleaning up Onondaga Creek and finishing a platter of muffins. The Creek Rats, a volunteer group that grew out of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of the Onondaga Creek clean up, set out on its 10th anniversary …

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Creek Rats get dirty to make Onondaga Creek clean again

Dedicated volunteers spend hours collecting trash and cleaning up Onondaga Creek As they walked down toward Onondaga Creek in dry shoes, a little after 8 a.m. on a sunny September Saturday, Bob Graham and Steve Seleway remembered what the water had looked like when they began hauling trash out of the polluted channel.

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