Fireworks Explode Over Cooperstown, Hot Air Balloons Float Above Oneonta

Fireworks Explode Over Cooperstown…

Cooperstown Community Band Director Julie Solomon prepares to cut off the players on the final note of "Stars & Stripes Forever" in Cooperstown's Lakefront Park this evening as the crowded awaited the fireworks.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Cooperstown Community Band Director Julie Solomon prepares to cut off the players on the final note of “Stars & Stripes Forever” in Cooperstown’s Lakefront Park this evening as the crowded awaited the fireworks.  In the background is the profile of Cooper’s famed Sleeping Lion, Mount Wellington.    Saturday, northern Otsego countians will flock to Springfield Center, where the 101st Fourth of July Parade, one of the nation’s oldest, steps off at 11 a.m.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)

…Hot Air Balloons Float Above Oneonta

In Oneonta, Walton's  Norman Groat, with Rufus' in his arms, and Norman's wife Doris, cross James Georgeson Avenue in front of Damaschke Field as the hot air balloons are brought to ground for the evening.  Saturday, the Hometown Fourth of July Celebration begins with a parade at noon, ending with fireworks at dusk.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
In Oneonta, Walton’s Norman Groat, with Rufus’ in his arms, and Norman’s wife Doris, cross James Georgeson Avenue in front of Damaschke Field as the hot air balloons are brought to ground for the evening. Saturday, the Hometown Fourth of July Celebration begins with a parade at noon, ending with fireworks at dusk. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)

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