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Where we live – Akron/Newstead


The Akron Fourth of July Celebration begins Thursday in Akron’s Veterans Park.

Festivities are scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 11:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Fireworks are scheduled, weather permitting at 10 p.m. Friday night.

The July 4th parade is set for 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Bloomingdale Avenue, Townsend Street and Main Street.

This week:

• The Newstead Board meets for a work session 7 p.m. Monday in the Newstead Town Office, 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron.

• The Akron School Board will hold its reorganizational meeting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, immediately followed by a special Akron Central School District, Room H-190, 47 Bloomingdale Ave.