Bryant Moser, of Carthage, left, and his grandpa, Henry Waugh, chat as Henry’s dog Daisy rests in the shade of their bench Tuesday morning at Thornden Park in Syracuse.

It was their first visit to the park, and they were waiting for a call from Bryant’s mom, who was at an appointment at a nearby hospital.

The Thornden Park pool, which opens every day at noon, was not yet open.

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