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Donation makes a boom for fireworks display

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - A generous donation by a local businessman is a first step toward bringing back a fourth of July fireworks display in Austintown.

At a trustees meeting on Monday, Ed Reese and his wife Diane presented a check for $8,000 on behalf of Brierfield Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers.

Trustee Lisa Oles is hopeful that others will also contribute.

"I'm hoping that businesses in the community will se the need and residents wanting this fourth of July activity back in the township," Oles says. "And I'm hoping that private individuals will step forward."

The effort is looking to raise about $15,000 for a professional fireworks display.

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