Lyndonville welcomes big crowd for the Fourth

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 July 2019 at 4:34 pm

Photos by Tom Rivers

LYNDONVILLE – Today is Lyndonville’s day to shine as the community welcomes an estimated 12,000 to 15,000 people for the 45thannual Fourth of July celebration sponsored by the Lyndonville Lions Club.

It was about 90 degrees during the parade, which prompted this group from the Middleport Fire Department to spray water on people along the parade route.

A group waves from a fire truck for the Hartland Fire Department. The parade at noon lasted more than an hour.

This kid tries to get close to some of the parade participants, which were generously tossing candy and treats.

James Wolfe helps serve potatoes as part of the chicken barbecue dinners prepared by the Lyndonville Lions Club. James, a Lyndonville native, came home to help with the meals. His father Roger is the Yates highway superintendent. James’ sister, Melissa Stinolis, also helped with the meals.

Bruce Schmidt, the Lions Club president, helps serve the chicken dinners. Lions Club members from other clubs helped the Lyndonville Lions with the big meal today.

Two people on bicycles pedal hard on Platten Road when the rain came at about 2 p.m. It was just a passing storm.

The fireworks will be later at 10 p.m.

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