Sayre announces holiday public works schedule, fireworks street closures

Changes will be made to the Sayre Borough public works department schedule due to the department being closed for the July 4 holiday, the borough announced.

Due to the Thursday closure, garbage and recycling in Zone 3 will both be collected on Friday, July 5. Yard waste in Zone 1 will be collected Monday, July 8, as will recycling in Zone 2.

The borough also announced street closings to take place Saturday due to the annual Valley Fireworks Show at Riverfront Park.

The following streets will be closed from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, with only fireworks traffic to be allowed during that time:

- South Lehigh Avenue from West Lockhart Street to the borough line

- Madison Street between Lehigh and Elmer avenues

- Lincoln, Maple, Chemung and Hayden streets between South Lehigh Avenue and Desmond Street

- Desmond Street between Lincoln and Madison streets

- South Thomas Avenue between Hayden and River streets

Gates for the Valley Fireworks Show open at 5 p.m., and admission is $5 per carload, according to information from Engine Company No. 1, which organizes the annual event. Walk-in admission is $2 per person.

Concessions and games will open at 5 p.m., live music will start at 6 p.m. and the fireworks display will start at 10 p.m., with a musical soundtrack broadcast on Choice 102. In the event of rain, the event will be held Sunday, July 7.