Community enjoys cool treats and fireworks for Independence Day

Mike and Sue Garriga of Independence enjoy a snow cone as they walk with their 1-year-old boxer Buddy.
Fireworks lit up the night sky in Elmwood Park. This is one of three fireworks shows the city holds each year. The other two are Home Days and the tree-lighting ceremony in December. Photos by Jack Kananian.
Ben Doyle and Mason Karwoski enjoy cool snow cones during a wagon ride around the park.