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OONA members throw a party to welcome summer

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 21 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

POINT BREEZE – About 40 members of the Oak Orchard Neighborhood Association built a fire by the Lake Ontario shore and welcomed summer with a party on Saturday night.

The OONA members met at the home of Gene Haines, next to the Oak Orchard Lighthouse. They celebrated the summer solstice, which officially begins today at 12:38 p.m..

At 8:56 p.m. on Saturday, the OONA members gathered at the shoreline, with maracas and other noise-makers to say good-bye to spring and hello to summer.

This is the fourth year that OONA members have held a summer solstice celebration.

OONA members work on building the fire.