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Photos + Video: Celebrating America's Independence with fireworks over Lake Okabena

Thousands gather around Lake Okabena for annual fireworks display.

Spectators enjoy the Independence Day fireworks from  the shore of Lake Okabena at Chautauqua Park Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Spectators enjoy the Independence Day fireworks from the shore of Lake Okabena at Chautauqua Park Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
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From backyard barbecues to community parades, Americans know how to celebrate Independence Day. In Worthington, a fabulous fireworks display over Lake Okabena capped off the long weekend.

Boaters enjoy the Independence Day fireworks from watercraft on Lake Okabena Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Boaters enjoy the Independence Day fireworks from watercraft on Lake Okabena Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
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For incidents reported the evening of July 29 through the early morning of Aug. 2.
Former elementary school remains slated for demolition, but the District 518 Board of Education agreed to consider the matter further at an upcoming meeting.

Thousands of people attended the annual Fourth of July fireworks display over Lake Okabena Monday evening.
Thousands of people attended the annual Fourth of July fireworks display over Lake Okabena Monday evening.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
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Deadline to apply is Sept. 1
Both men received amended sentences after pleading guilty.
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Spectators were treated to a fabulous fireworks display Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Spectators were treated to a fabulous fireworks display Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Boaters enjoy Independence Day fireworks from a pontoon on Lake Okabena Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Boaters enjoy Independence Day fireworks from a pontoon on Lake Okabena Monday evening, July 4, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe

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Tim Middagh joined The Globe in the fall of 2015 as the newspaper's full-time photographer. A native of Worthington, he enjoys taking nature and wildlife photos.
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