For all of us who have been cryin' the blues over no fireworks on Independence Day, there's great news! Some local fire companies are collaborating to put on a public fireworks display this July 4th.

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According to the Pindars Corners Fire Department, this Independence Day celebratory fireworks display at about 9:30 p.m. is being put on by Pyrotecnico, and the Davenport, East Meredith and Pindars Corners Fire Departments. The viewing location is at 12871 State Highway 23, Davenport, NY (location of Gerster Trucking Inc.).  The fireworks will be deployed from Gerster's Flats and parking is available in the hay fields. This event is permitted and being held on private property in conjunction with the fire department and with gracious donations by community members according to the Davenport Fire Department.

12871 State Highway 23, Davenport

In addition to the fireworks, the Davenport Fire Dept. is holding a chicken BBQ starting at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday until it's gone. The cost is by-donation and supports the Fire Station in Davenport.

To find out more visit the Davenport Fire Department facebook event page.