TF Tigershark FRSA Flash July 1, 2012 As one chapter closes we bid farewell to LTC Kramer… Another chapter opens as we welcome LTC Ward to the Tigershark family. Climb to Glory ~ Fly to Glory ~ Strike at Night!
Congratulations to all of our soldiersand family members who participated in Mountain Fest Sports! 10 matches + 5 games = UNDEFEATED TIGERSHARK VOLLEYBALLCW2 Haldeman, SGT Knox, Lauren George, 1LT George, 1LT Matuatia, CPT Dyer, SSG Richardson, SGT Faoa,SSG Paulaau, PFC Pagley, SPC Scott, and PV2 Sciandra.
PV2 Johnson place 3rd overall in the Com- batives competition. Pictured here with CSM Merrit and MG Milley
Mountain Athlete Warrior PFC Govan / PFC Toliver Combatives CompetetorsSoftball Team PV2 Johnson CPT Miller SGT StarkeySPC Rodriquez PFC Gitlin SPC Shoemake PFC Barks CPT Burton SPC Walker PFC Herena SPC DickinsonSGT Carambot PFC Borunda SPC Williams SPC Sanches SSG Jergens 1LT Demeis Basketball 1SG Burgos Team PFC Torres SGT Anderson PFC Tusing 2LT George SSG Hooks Bailey SPC Allsion SPC Phillips SGT Converse PV2 Phillips SGT Tufina SPC Jackson SPC Parker SPC Kobee
July 2012 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31Tuesday, July 3 Clayton — Fireworks: Dusk, downtown along the waterfront. Massena — Independence Day Celebration and fireworks: Celebration begins at 4 p.m. at St. Lawrence Centre mall with children’s activities, demonstration and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Fire- works begin at 10:15 p.m. Tupper Lake — Fireworks: 9 p.m., Municipal Park. Watertown — Concert and fireworks: Concert begins at 5:15 p.m. with Fred and the Eds, fol- lowed by Symphony Syracuse. Fireworks concludes the concert at dusk. Rain date: July 5.Wednesday, July 4Alexandria Bay — Fireworks over Boldt Castle: 9:45 p.m. best viewed from Scenic View Park. Lake Placid — Independence Day celebration, parade and fireworks: Parade begins at 5 p.m. on Main Street, ending at High Peaks Resort. Fireworks commence over Mirror Lake at 9:45 p.m. Long Lake — Fourth of July Festivities: Begin at 10 a.m. with 4 p.m. barbecue, 5 p.m. bed races, 6:30 p.m. performance from Jay Walken Band and 9:30 p.m. fireworks in downtown Long Lake. Norwood — Parade, festival and fireworks: Parade begins at 1 p.m. and ends at the firemen’s field on Morgan Street. Games, rides for children, demolition derby, lawn mower races and food will be available. Festival concludes with fireworks at dusk. Old Forge — Concert and fireworks: Floyd Community Band concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks following, Old Forge Lakefront. Free. Held rain or shine, only canceled for severe thun- derstorm. Sackets Harbor — Fireworks: 9:30 p.m., Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site. Saranac Lake — Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks: Celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Riverside Park. Free concert from 7 p.m. until dusk featuring Roy Hurd and Frank Orsini, fireworks display to follow.Friday, July 6 Akwesasne — Race and fireworks: Race begins, 7:45 p.m., Mohawk International Raceway. Fire- works follow race, free camping and parking. Admission: $22. Gouverneur — North Country Players Orchestra concert, fireworks: 7 p.m., St. Lawrence County Fairgrounds. Fireworks follow. Free.
Monies raised come back to our local USO.Last year alone close to $19,000 was donated.
JULYJuly 3, 10, 17, 24, 31Summer Tuesdays Concerts in the ParkLive music, food, beverages, Orleans County Marine Parkwww.oakorchard.orgPoint Breeze/Kent, NYJuly 3-4July 4th Sodus Point CelebrationAuto/kiddie parades, fireworks, 5k run/walk all ages, crafts, free concert at lighthouse w/Gap Mangione Big Bandwww.soduspointlighthouse.orgSodus Point, NYJuly 4War of 1812 Songs & Stories from New York and BeyondFeaturing musician Dave Ruch; bring lawn chairs and a picnic; 2:00 PMSackets Harbor Battlefield - Sackets Harbor, NYwww.sacketsharborbattlefield.orgJuly 4-7Arts & Crafts Fair & Independence CelebrationCraft fair, parades, carnival, classic cars, live music, food, fireworks over the Bay315-947-5628www.fairhavenny.comFair Haven, NYJuly 6-8Great Blue Heron Music FestivalMusic, dance, 300 acres of Amish countryside, blues, roots, rock zydeco, old-time & bluegrass, food, camping716-761-7190www.greatblueheron.comSherman/Panama, NYJuly 6-8Old Fort Niagara French & Indian War EncampmentAmericas largest F&I encampment, battle reenactments, living historycamps, Native American councils, military music716-745-7611www.oldfortniagara.orgYoungstown, NYJuly 7-8Taste of BuffaloAmerica’s largest culinary festival, 50+ restaurants, 7 wineries, 450,000 visi-tors, Niagara Square & Delaware Avenuewww.tasteofbuffalo.comBuffalo, NYJuly 7-8Corn Hill Arts FestivalHistoric district host fabulous artisans & crafters, live music/entertainment,Cornhill Neighborhood Association585-262-3142www.cornhill.orgRochester, NYJuly 7 - August 18Boots & Slippers On the Ground: The War of 1812 in Sackets HarborSpearkers series on different topics; Saturdays 11:00-11:45 AM Taste of Buffalo - Buffalo, NYSackets Harbor Battlefield - Sackets Harbor, NYwww.sacketsharborbattlefield.orgJuly 7-August 19Sterling Renaissance FestivalSat/Sun only, authentic Elizabethan festival, live theatre, jousting, music, dancing, artisans demonstrating in 16th-centurysetting800-879-4446www.sterlingfestival.comSterling NYJuly 9 - August 24
July 10-1461st North East Cherry FestivalPA’s largest volunteer firemen’s parade, family fun, rides, games, food/cherry pies814-725-5616www.necherryfestival.comNorth East, PAJuly 10-15195th Jefferson County FairAmerica’s oldest continuous running county fair, midway, grandstand, games, agricultural displays/competitions, Alex Duffy Fair-grounds315-782-8612www.jeffcofair.orgWatertown, NYJuly 10, 17, 24, 31EIGHT GREAT TUESDAYSLive music every Tuesday evening, Liberty Park/Burger King Amphitheater814-455-7557www.porterie.org/8-great-tuesdaysErie, PAJuly 12–1445th Potsdam Summer FestivalMusic, crafts & car shows, flea market, parade, downtown & Outer Market Street315-274-9000www.potsdamchamber.comPotsdam, NYJuly 14–15French FestivalCelebrate French heritage, parade, pastries, block dance, 200+ crafters, band competitions, fireworks315-654-2481www.capevincent.orgCape Vincent, NYJuly 19–21Roar on the Shore1,000s of motorcycles, roaring street caravan, celebrity parade marshal, music, Liberty Park, downtown Erie800-815-2660www.roarontheshore.comErie, PAJuly 20-22Sackets Harbor Arts Center - Plein Air Art EventCome and watch artists paint "Plein Air" as they capture the beauty of this historical harbor town and the happenings of Can-Amweekend. Bid on some of the paintings of our local and regional artists. Final judging and silent auction bidding will take place onSunday, at 2:30 pm at the arts center. A wonderful opportunity to own an original piece of local art.www.aanny.orgSackets Harbor, NYJuly 21-22Founders Day250 reenactors 18th century land & sea battles, lectures, dances, benefits Fort LaPresentation, Lighthouse Point315-393-3620www.ogdensburgny.comOgdensburg, NYJuly 20-22Homecoming & War of 1812 BicentennialAntiques, reenactment, 1812 characters, vintage cars, parade, fireworks, 5K, Gilbert & Sullivan show, concert315-589-9892www.w-phs.orgPultneyville, NY
July 21Art in the Park and Vintage MartArt work, collectables, antiques, food, flea market, 10:00-4:00, Rhodes Greenhouses Gardenswww.facebook.com/ArtInTheParkandVintageMartHenderson, NYJuly 21President Monroe Looks Back on the War of 1812Appearance by first-person interpreter Dennis Bigelow; 2:00 PMSackets Harbor Battlefield - Sackets Harbor, NYwww.sacketsharborbattlefield.orgJuly 21-29Seaway FestivalFireworks 7/27; huge parade 7/28; amusement rides, Battle of the Bands, more315-393-3620www.ogdensburgny.comOgdensburg, NYJuly 23-28Orleans County 4-H FairMidway, stage entertainment, animals, 4-H youth exhibits, special food nights585-798-4265www.orleans4-Hfair.comKnowlesville, NYJuly 26-29Harborfest: “ABA Top 100 Event in North America”World-class fireworks Saturday, free music performances on stages through city,juried artists315-343-6858www.oswegoharborfest.comOswego, NYJuly 27-29Discover Presque Isle DaysArt area, children’s games/activities, beach volleyball, music, bonfire, Presque IsleState Park814-838-5138 Harborfest - Oswego, NYwww.discoverpi.comErie, PAJuly 31-August 5Lakewide Yacht Racing Association 2012 Annual RegattaMembers from US & Canada compete in colorful & intense yacht racing on Lake Ontario315-591-5078www.lyra2012.comOswego, NYAUGUSTAugust 1-5Lucy Fest 2012Hometown birthday tribute to America’s Queen of Comedy, Lucille Ball–Desi Arnaz Center, downtown716-484-0800www.lucy-desi.comJamestown, NYAugust 2-4Brantling Bluegrass Festival3 days of great bluegrass music outdoors at Brantling Ski Slopes, 4015 Fish Farm Rdwww.brantling.comSodus, NYAugust 3The Civil War of 1812Talk by Pulitzer Prize winning author Prof. Alan Taylor on his acclaimed War of 1812 book; 6:00 PMSackets Harbor BattlefieldSackets Harbor, NY