Mon. 3:34pm: Final search for Niles time capsule
NILES – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
That’s exactly what five recent Niles McKinley High School graduates, several Niles residents, school officials and 10 members of the Tri-County Metal Detecting Club of Cortland did today as they made one more attempt to locate a time capsule believed buried on the lawn of the old high school by the Class of 1964.
The group of 40 people gathered at the old school site off Dragon Drive and used their metal detectors and shovels to search the area near the former William McKinley statue which has since been removed for cleaning and placement by the new school building.
In May, many of the same group spent several hours searching the location but were unsuccessful.
For the second attempt the group also turned up empty handed.
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