New­town cel­e­brates with a col­or­ful burst of pa­tri­o­tism

The Advance of Bucks County - - NEWTOWN AREA - By Jeff Werner

NEtTltN TltNSHfP - A loud boom breaks the soli­tude of the evening as a daz­zling ar­ray of light bursts across the sky above Tyler State Park.

Down be­low, a col­lec­tive gasp rushes through the throngs oI SHoSOH who hDvH gDWhHrHd Ior WhH Dn­nuDO FirsW FourWh firH­works show on the grounds of the New­town jid­dle School Satur­day night. They peer in sullen amaze­ment to­ward the hHDvHns, now OiWHrDOOy fiOOHd wiWh SuOsDWing sWrHDNs oI OighW.

Seated on a blan­ket draped over a cush­ion of freshly cut grass, a young girl gazes up­ward at the pa­tri­otic light show. HHr HyHs rHflHcW D EriOOiDnW Dr­rDy oI rHds, EOuHs Dnd orDngHs as she watches in youth­ful won­der­ment as the dis­play bursts above her head.

Seated nearby, a young boy, maybe about the age of six or seven, points out his fa­vorites to his par­ents as the dis­play in­WHn­si­fiHs Dnd D sHnsH oI SDWri­oWisP swHHSs Whrough WhH crowd.

Sud­denly, a streak of bril­liant white light whis­tles to­ward the heav­ens fol­lowed by an­other and yet an­other. Soon the dDrN, HDrOy -uOy sNy is fiOOHd wiWh D grDnd dis­SODy Ds sWrHDNs of color cas­cade down from above in a wa­ter­fall of daz­zling light.

,W’s WhH grDnd finDOH oI DnoWhHr suc­cHssIuO FirsW FourWh firH­works dis­play.

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