Rain Postpones Verplanck Feast Fireworks To Monday

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Feast in Verplanck will be adding an extra day Monday due to Sunday's thunderstorms.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Feast in Verplanck will be adding an extra day Monday due to Sunday's thunderstorms. Photo Credit: Rick Pezzullo

VERPLANCK, N.Y. – Sunday's thunderstorms forced the show-stopping fireworks display at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Feast in Verplanck to be postponed until Monday night.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society President Eugene Capicotto said the fireworks show would light up the skies over the Hudson River Monday at 10 p.m.

Meanwhile, the feast, celebrating its 90th anniversary, will continue for a sixth day on Monday as well, with many of the attractions and food choices open from 5 to 10 p.m.

The 8th Street party is the longest running Italian feast in the tri-state area. All proceeds are donated to charitable causes and organizations.

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