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Outdoors notebook: Antique boat show launched

Boaters and boat fanciers will be able to see a sea of old boats afloat and plying area waters during the 36th Annual Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Show set for Saturday at the Buffalo Launch Club on Grand Island.

The show starts Friday morning with a setup of boats at the club and a parade of those boats to Canalside in Buffalo. The parade includes a launching and departure from Canalside at 2:30 p.m. Friday for an arrival at the launch club at about 4 p.m.

The Saturday show begins at 10 a.m. at 503 East River Road with the raising of the U.S. and Canadian flags. Throughout the day, vintage boat races, boat-ride options, a Chris-Craft seminar and exhibits will continue to 4:30 p.m. An awards dinner will begin at 6 p.m. For details go to oldboatsbuffalo.org.

O’Connor honored

Department of Environmental Conservation officer Lieutenant Robert O’Connor has been named the Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association “New York Officer of the Year.”

Lt. O’Connor, during nearly 25 years of service, has completed more than 150 investigations involving major environmental crimes against the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

Machine answers call

Shooters at Allied Sportsmen’s Club Tuesday Night Trap League at 12846 Clinton St. in Alden will have a new trap machine added to the trap shoot on the club’s lighted range. A voice-command unit will produce doubles and wobble along with single-bird shots. Shooting begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and all shooters are welcome. For more details, go to alliedsportsmen.com.

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