Volunteers Needed For Canal Clean-Up Day

It’s spring cleaning season!

On Saturday, volunteers will be cleaning the entire 59-mile Delaware Canal from Easton, Northampton County to Bristol Borough. The canal and towpath are often a dumping ground for users of the grounds.

The Delaware Canal Clean-Up Day will be organized is sections with area coordinators determining meeting locations from the event that will take place between 9 a.m. and noon.

Locally, the clean up will take place in Upper Makefield between Lower Makefield and New Hope.

New Hope: Lock 9 to Bowman’s Hill
Ray and Sara Altieri, Canal Tenders – 215-862-9943 or

Solebury Township/Upper Makefield Township: Bowman’s Hill to Stoney Run Aqueduct
Nora Schenk and Central Bucks Bicycle Club, Canal Tenders

Upper Makefield Township: Stoney Run Aqueduct to Mt. Eyre Road
Gordon Heisler and Traditions Volunteers, Canal Tenders

Lower Makefield Township/Yardley: Mt. Eyre Road to Afton Avenue
Bob Ketler, Canal Tender  and Yardley Friends Meeting, Canal Tenders

Anyone looking to volunteer is asked to call 215-862-2021 or e-mail

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