Fireworks shows, landmarks light up NY to celebrate 70% vaccination milestone

State landmarks were lit up in blue and gold and fireworks displays were held across the state Tuesday in recognition of New York's major vaccine milestone.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2021, 9:14 PM

Updated 1,097 days ago

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State landmarks were lit up in blue and gold and fireworks displays were held across the state Tuesday in recognition of New York's major vaccine milestone.
The governor confirmed Tuesday that 70% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far - the threshold at which most restrictions will be lifted.
A total of 13 landmarks were lit in blue and gold and 10 fireworks displays lit up the sky.
The following landmarks were lit in blue and gold to honor the milestone:
Empire State Building
One World Trade Center
Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
Kosciuszko Bridge
The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building
State Education Building
Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
State Fairgrounds - Main Gate and Expo Center
Niagara Falls
The "Franklin D. Roosevelt" Mid-Hudson Bridge
Grand Central Terminal - Pershing Square Viaduct
Albany International Airport Gateway
MTA LIRR - East End Gateway at Penn Station
Fireworks were displayed at:
Albany
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12228
Binghamton
Binghamton University M Lot
4400 Vestal Parkway E
Vestal, NY 13850
Jones Beach
Jones Beach State Park
1 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793
Lake Placid
Lake Placid Club
Lake Placid, NY 12946
New York City
New York Harbor
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park
Goat Island Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Nyack
Memorial Park
4 Depew Ave.
Nyack, NY 10960
Rochester
Rochester Dome Arena
2695 E. Henrietta Rd
Henrietta, NY 14467
Syracuse
NYS Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Blvd
Syracuse NY 13209
Utica
Downtown Utica
100 Whitesboro Street
Utica, NY 13502


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