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Idora carousel up for national award

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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.

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