County Executive Joanie Mahoney

October 12, 2010 - 2:53pm
The “Save the Rain” campaign joins the clean-up effort to stop the flow of sewage into Onondaga Lake.

Chris Gandino grabbed a quillback from out of a tank, slipped his finger between its lips and peered into the fish’s mouth. “I’m checking him for tumors and lesions,” Gandino said as the fish flopped from side to side in his hand. 

Gandino, who has worked at Onondaga County fisheries since 1987, sees fewer lesions these days.