St. Lawrence-FDR Fireworks Celebrate Summer and
5 Millionth Visitor
315-764-0226, ext. 300
July 17, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENAA spectacular fireworks display will mark the "Celebration of
Summer" on Monday evening, July 23 at the New York Power Authoritys
St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. In
addition, the pyrotechnics will mark an upcoming milestone at the Projects
Visitor Centerthe visit by the 5 millionth visitor
expected later this month.
The fireworks will begin at about 9:30 p.m. and guests will be welcome to bring lawn
chairs and may picnic on the grounds prior to the fireworks display. They may also tour
the Visitors Center, which will be open until 9 p.m.
The best viewing for the fireworks is on Barnhart Island, near the Robert Moses Power
The fireworks display will be produced by Telstar Display Fireworks of Liverpool, near
Syracuse, and is presented free by the New York Power Authority.
The St. Lawrence-FDR Project and the Visitors Center are located off Route 37, just
east of Massena. The Visitors Center is open year-round with some holiday closings.
For more information on the fireworks and the Visitors Center, please call
1-800-262-NYPA (6972) in New York or 1-315-764-0226, ext. 304, for out-of-state.