Local

Ithaca fireworks return to Stewart Park July 1

Ithaca fireworks return to Stewart Park July 1

The annual Ithaca fireworks show returns to Stewart Park this year on July 1.

Last year’s event marked the return of the spectacle to the city park, which previously had been hosted by the area’s higher education institutions.

Volunteer coordinator for the event Vicki Taylor says you can catch the show from the Farmer’s Market, Cass Park, Sunset Park and many other areas throughout the city.

Information about parking restrictions, road closures, and the schedule of events can be found at ithacafireworks.com starting next week.

All of the funding for the project comes from community donations and foundations.

“People who love fireworks make this happen,” says Taylor.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Project manager glad to see public reclaim the Ithaca Commons

Photo Credit Sara McCloskey

After three years, the Commons reconstruction project wrapped up in July.

in Local

Ithaca College to receive state STEM grant

ithaca college3

The $600,000 grant for Ithaca College will go toward improving offerings in math and science fields.

in Local

Racially charged symbols graffitied on NYS Thruway

graffiti racially charged

Deputies say they found graffiti on an underpass while conducting a routine patrol.

in Local

Fourth trial date confirmed for Cal Harris

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

Defense lawyers for Cal Harris say they're trying to block the new trial.

in Local

Syracuse University purchases body cameras for officers

bodycams

School says it has purchased 36 body cameras for officers, which should be operational by October