Fireworks displays light up NY skies to mark 70% vaccination milestone

Fireworks displays were held across the state Tuesday to honor essential workers and celebrate the 70% critical vaccine milestone reached.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2021, 12:03 AM

Updated 1,133 days ago

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Fireworks displays were held across the state Tuesday to honor essential workers and celebrate the 70% critical vaccine milestone reached.
The governor confirmed Tuesday that 70% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far - the threshold at which most restrictions will be lifted.
A total of 13 landmarks were also lit in blue and gold, and 10 fireworks displays were held starting at 9:15 p.m.
The landmarks included:
Empire State Building
One World Trade Center
Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
Kosciuszko Bridge
The H. Carl McCall SUNY BuildingState Education Building
Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
State Fairgrounds - Main Gate and Expo Center
Niagara Falls
The "Franklin D. Roosevelt" Mid-Hudson Bridge
Grand Central Terminal - Pershing Square Viaduct
Albany International Airport Gateway
MTA LIRR - East End Gateway at Penn Station
Fireworks were being displayed at:
AlbanyEmpire State PlazaAlbany, NY 12228
BinghamtonBinghamton University M Lot4400
Vestal Parkway EVestal, NY 13850
Jones Beach
Jones Beach State Park
1 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793
Lake Placid
Lake Placid Club
Lake Placid, NY 12946
New York City
New York Harbor
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park
Goat Island Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Nyack
Memorial Park
4 Depew Ave.
Nyack, NY 10960
Rochester
Rochester Dome Arena
2695 E. Henrietta RdHenrietta, NY 14467
Syracuse
NYS Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Blvd
Syracuse
NY 13209
Utica
Downtown Utica
100 Whitesboro Street
Utica, NY 13502


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