Members of the Northern Ohio Surfrider Foundation cleaned up the Cuyahoga River in advance of the Head of the Cuyahoga regatta. (Laura Johnston, RocktheLake)

They did it! Lake Erie stand-up paddlers and surfers have created a Northern Ohio chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, to help clean up Ohio rivers and lakes.

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See the Facebook page here, and find out about the Oct. 17 meeting.

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