Independence Day http://wrvo.org en Fireman's Association says leave the pyrotechnics to the professionals http://wrvo.org/post/firemans-association-says-leave-pyrotechnics-professionals-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fireworks are a staple of Fourth of July celebrations. But one statewide organization is worried about sparks that will start flying in backyard pyrotechnics displays this weekend.</span></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:27:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 58345 at http://wrvo.org Fireman's Association says leave the pyrotechnics to the professionals Pretty much everything lights up on the 4th of July http://wrvo.org/post/pretty-much-everything-lights-4th-july <p>Communities across central and northern New York this week are playing with glow sticks, grilling hot dogs and looking up at the night sky to watch a fireworks display.</p><p>Here's a postcard from Wednesday evening's Independence Day festivities at Emerson Park in Auburn, N.Y. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:22:35 +0000 Ryan Delaney 40560 at http://wrvo.org Pretty much everything lights up on the 4th of July Fort Drum soldier becomes U.S. citizen at White House ceremony http://wrvo.org/post/fort-drum-soldier-becomes-us-citizen-white-house-ceremony <p>It&#39;s a national tradition for naturalization ceremonies for new U.S. citizens to be performed on Independence Day. This year,&nbsp; a Fort Drum soldier participated in a ceremony at the White House on July 4.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 03:43:48 +0000 Joanna Richards 22014 at http://wrvo.org