Earth Day efforts

Many participated in the cleanup efforts on Earth Day (April 25) throughout the village of Baldwinsville collecting 1,980 lbs. of trash and tires.

A cleanup effort such as this aids the village in meeting requirements of the Phase II Municipal Stormwater Regulations for public education/participation and municipal good housekeeping criteria. It also beautifies and creates a healthier place for all who live and use these areas in the village.

The following groups participated in this year's village of Baldwinsville Earth Day Cleanup:

Daisy Troop 564 -- Laura Martino, Alyssa Orlosky, Caitlin Schirmer, Jasmine Orlosky and Hannah Quimby; Girl Scout Troop 868 -- Sarah Allen, Andrea Carvalho and Heidi Allen along with their leaders Anne Allen and Michelle Martino. This group cleaned up along Lock Street and collected the most trash this year.

The Baldwinsville Optimist Club group, which consisted of Ron and Patty Rumpf, Dave Frank and friends, cleaned the riverbank behind St. Mary's Church along Meadow Street.

The Meigs Road corridor was cleaned by New Legacy Activities Association, lead by Ray Darrow and McHarrie Town Friends.

The Earth Keeper's Club consisting of 13 students from Ray Middle School along with advisor Pat Sentoff, cleaned up the area around the Tri-County Mall.

Cub Scout Pack 71 and friends cleaned along the Route 48 sidewalk between Smokey Hollow Road and Chaucer Circle.

The Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce cleaned Canal Park at Marble Street and the Finger Dike.

Terry, Chuck and Bryan Bettis and Peg Lathrop cleaned Seneca Street and up Canton Street to Canton Woods Senior Center.

Girl Scout Troop 532, which consisted of Heather Mark (leader), Mikhayla Wilson, Taylor Trowbridge and Elisabetit Goulding, cleaned Mercer Park and along the new River Street Walkway.

Any individual or groups that may be interested in participating in future cleanup efforts or other stormwater related activities please contact the Highway Foreman at 635-9665.

Daisy Troop 564 and Girl Scout Troop 868 clean up along Lock Street and collected the most trash for the village this Earth Day.

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