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The Silver Beach Carousel in St. Joseph, pictured in May, is reopening Friday with several added precautions and limited hours.

ST. JOSEPH — The Silver Beach Carousel in St. Joseph is reopening Friday after being closed for 16 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new reservation system is being implemented, with volunteers disinfecting the carousel and carousel house for 30 minutes between each one-hour session, according to a news release from the Silver Beach Carousel Society.