Morrisville, Munnsville, Lincoln and Smithfield Fire Departments are joining forces to help the recent tornado victims. A "block party" benefit will be held on Sunday, August 10th from 12pm to 8pm at the field at the end of Union Street in Morrisville.

Morrisville Fire Chief Rick Gorton says the 'outpouring of support is overwhelming. We've heard from departments all over central New York, asking how they can help.'

There will be country music from the Beadle Brothers, Chris Taylor and the Custom Taylor Band and Nashville singer-songwriter Cassidy Lynn, among others.

Ticket prices:

Advance sale- $10
At the door- $15
Kids 6-12- $5
5 and under- free

Money raised will help the families of the tornado victims.

In addition to great music, there will be food, drinks, kids activities, games, and a silent auction.


Want to help? Get more details on who to contact at the Smithfield Tornado Relief Benefit Facebook page.

If you can't come to the benefit, but still want to help, you can mail checks to Oneida Savings Bank, 48 Albany St. Cazenovia, NY 13035, Please make payable to 'Smithfield Tornado Relief Benefit.' You can also donate at

Four people were killed in the Smithfield tornado, the second most for one tornado in New York state history.