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Elmira Star-Gazette
Celebrate the ‘Sweet Science’ at Boxing Hall of FameErie Canal passed through the village. More recently Canastota can boast of tw
Celebrate the ‘Sweet Science’ at Boxing Hall of Fame
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Erie Canal passed through the village. More recently Canastota can boast of two native sons who became world champions: Carmen Basilio, welterweight and middleweight champion in the late 1950s, and Basilio’s nephew, Billy Backus, welterweight... Read more

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