Dozens gather for solar eclipse party in New Windsor

The next New York state total eclipse will not occur until 2079.

Blaise Gomez

Apr 8, 2024, 8:13 PM

Updated 47 days ago

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Dozens of people gathered on the New Windsor Town Hall lawn for a solar eclipse viewing party.
Free viewing glasses are being handed out. There’s music and food for the event and a solar eclipse selfie station.
One person set up a telescope with a special solar eclipse filter.
People said they’ve been waiting for this day for weeks; some have seen an eclipse before and others haven’t.
“A couple weeks ago when they started talking about it I said, ‘yeah, yeah, no big deal,’ but it’s amazing to see through the glasses,” said Charlotte Diker.


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