Albion basks in fireworks

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 July 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – A couple snuggles on a slide at Bullard Park while the fireworks go off.

Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church served up free popcorn, cotton candy, tacos and beverages before the fireworks.

Mike Dean, in white shirt, was part of the praise band that performed at Bullard Park tonight. Dean leads the praise band at Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church in Basom, which is working to plant a church in Albion.

ALBION – The community got a second helping of fireworks tonight in Albion, two days after July 4.

The Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church in Basom treated the Albion community to a half-hour fireworks show, which was preceded by food, games and live music.

Tonawanda Indian is working to start a church in Albion. The Basom congregation hasn’t found a site for the church in Albion. It will be back in Albion this summer for backyard barbecues and Vacation Bible Schools.

A girl climbed to top of the playground in the Pee Wee Park section of Bullard Park to watch the fireworks.

Matt Dean is lead singer for the praise band at High Point Community Church in Corfu. He joined the band tonight at Bullard Park. Dave Jonathan of Elba is playing the guitar.