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Fireworks cap Independence Day spectacular in Lyndonville

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

LYNDONVILLE – Young Explosives put on about a 40-minute fireworks show in Lyndonville on Saturday, the biggest in the 41 years the community has hosted a July Fourth celebration.

Young Explosives does about 100 fireworks shows on the holiday weekend and Lyndonville’s is the second biggest after Rochester’s.

Lyndonville had this fire truck and a group of firefighters close by the high school sports fields while the fireworks lit up the sky.

Walt Snell, a Lyndonville firefghter, climbed on top of the truck to watch the fireworks.

A big crowd came out for the fireworks. The Lyndonville Lions Club is the main organizer for the annual festival with help from several other community groups and the Village of Lyndonville and Town of Yates.

Bennie Blount, 11, of Medina twirls a sparkler before the fireworks went off in Lyndonville.

Bennie’s twin sister Bridgette Blount holds a sparkler while waiting for the fireworks.

This photo was taken through the row of trees by the sports fields.

The fireworks were red, white, blue and other colors.

Trees and people are silhouettes with the big fireworks in back.

An array of colors burst into the sky.

The fireworks make Lyndonville the place to be on the night of the Fourth.