Shelton fireworks drew a crowd

IMG_3622.gifA cloudy sky didn’t stop a large crowd from attending Shelton’s festival/fireworks display Thursday night along the city’s Riverwalk.

Fireworks tradition attracts diverse audience

People of all ages came from Shelton and surrounding towns to take part in the fourth of July weekend celebration. Theresa Syc of Shelton said she has been coming to the event for the past six years. This year she came along with Kathy McAuliffe and her son Jackson.

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Theresa Syc and Jackson McAuliffe

 

In attendance, there was also the Huntington fire department who helped with directing traffic, Shelton’s Community Lions Club, and a couple of the city’s aldermen.

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Joey Tassitano and Ryan Ciambriello behind one of Huntington fire dept. new trucks.
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Kyna Lesko and Charlotte Madr from the Shelton Community Lions selling raffle tickets.
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Kenneth Ferenc of Shelton and city alderman Eric McPherson
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city alderman Anthony Simonetti
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Aiden Annuzzi enjoyed his time down on the Riverwalk.

 

The Acosta family of Shelton patiently awaiting the beginning of the fireworks.

 

 

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Margie Smith and Paul Swetz walked over to see the display from the Ripton elderly housing management in Shelton.

 

Entertainment

The festival also featured face painting for kids to enjoy, foods ranging fried dough to lobster rolls, and a musical performance by The Navels.

 

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Michelle from F&W catering making fried dough

 

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The Navels setting up for their performance.

 

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The Navels warming up for their performance during soundcheck