Groups pick up 6 bags of trash along 31 in Knowlesville

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 April 2017 at 7:33 am

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KNOWLESVILLE – These kids in the 4-H program picked up trash along Route 31 on Monday evening near the 4-H Fairgrounds in Knowlesville. The 4-H Senior Council at the Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Orleans United Drug-Free Coalition worked together on the cleanup.

They picked up six bags of trash on their first roadside cleanup. They have adopted a 2.1-mile stretch of Route 31 from Long Bridge Road to Snell Road.

Pictured, from left, include: Peggy Gabalski, Pat Crowley, John Gabalski, Amelia Sidonio, Grace Gregoire, Joan Gabalski and Jessica Downey.

Crowley serves as project director for the Drug-Free Coalition. Downey is executive director of the United Way in Orleans County.

The 4-H group and DFC members are committed to collecting litter at least four times a year.

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