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     December 11, 2018      #62-345 PB1 0
âTHE COB WILL LIVE ANOTHER DAYâ Art class to raise
‘THE COB WILL LIVE ANOTHER DAY’ Art class to raise support to preserve corn tower

By John Molseed

The fate of Rochester’s iconic ear of corn water tower — like the 151-foot structure itself — is up in the air.

However, some Rochester artists want to ensure the unique feature has a future. Canvas and Chardonnay is hosting a “Save our cob” art class and fundraiser Wednesday.

The corn tower sits on New York-based Seneca Foods’ production facility on 12th Street just east of South Broadway. Seneca announced it will end food production there at the end of the year. The company has not publicly stated what’s in ...

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John joined the Post Bulletin in May 2018. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2004 with a BA in Journalism and Japanese. Away from the office, John plays banjo, brews beer, bikes and is looking for other hobbies that begin with the letter âb.â