Idora carousel up for national award - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Idora carousel up for national award

Posted: Updated:

NEW YORK, NY - The one-time center piece of Youngstown's Idora Park is up for an award.

The carousel that is a source of memories for countless people is now underneath the Brooklyn Bridge.

Now called Jane's Carousel, the merry-go-round has been selected as a finalist for this year's New York Red Tricycle's Totally Awesome Awards.

James Carousel is entered in the Most Awesome Parks and Playgrounds category.

Jane Waltans spent 22 years restoring the carousel.

The Idora Amusement Park was heavily damaged by a fire in 1984 and closed soon thereafter.

You can cast your vote in the Totally Awesome Awards by clicking on this link.

You can vote until August 15.

  • More From wfmj.comMore>>

  • Governor to help kick off 161st Ohio State Fair

    Governor to help kick off 161st Ohio State Fair

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:55:35 GMT
    It's time for the Ohio State Fair.More >>
    It's time for the Ohio State Fair.
    More >>
  • Boy, 15, arrested in Ohio teen girl's slaying

    Boy, 15, arrested in Ohio teen girl's slaying

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:45:06 GMT
    Police in Columbus say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl.More >>
    Police in Columbus say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl.
    More >>
  • Ohio man accused of killing mom, living with body

    Ohio man accused of killing mom, living with body

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:41:54 GMT
    Prosecutors in northeast Ohio say a 33-year-old man stabbed his mother to death then lived in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.More >>
    Prosecutors in northeast Ohio say a 33-year-old man stabbed his mother to death then lived in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms