4th Of July
Despite the budget squeeze that threatened the annual July 4th fireworks display, about a half dozen donors have managed to cobble together $60,000.
A budget squeeze is threatening the annual July 4th fireworks display, and the city manager said that he has run out of items to cut from his budget.
The tri-state area was filled with tributes to to the 235th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
On this 4th of July at Coney Island, the rides were spinning and so were some visitors’ heads, stunned by the crowds.
Rockland County Veterans Services coordinator Jerry Donnellan says 40 years after Vietnam, he still reacts to explosions. He says wants veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan to know he can get them help.
It may be hard to believe, but apparently a lot of Americans don’t even know what the 4th of July is all about.
This year’s Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on Coney Island has a new women-only pigout.
Don’t fight for your perch among the masses clawing for that ideal viewing spot . Instead, reserve one that guarantees a panoramic view and some of the best food and cocktails in the land.
The show had been held annually for 15 years before officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation determined there were not enough trained park police officers to safely hold the display.