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New Rochelle’s July 4th Fireworks Display Saved After Donors Come Through

Despite the budget squeeze that threatened the annual July 4th fireworks display, about a half dozen donors have managed to cobble together $60,000.

06/06/2012

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Budget Problems May Bring An End To Annual New Rochelle Firework Display

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.

05/08/2012

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Around The Tri-State, Patriotism On Parade For July 4th

The tri-state area was filled with tributes to to the 235th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

07/04/2011

Coney Island boardwalk on July 4, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Pack Coney Island For July 4th Holiday

On this 4th of July at Coney Island, the rides were spinning and so were some visitors’ heads, stunned by the crowds.

07/04/2011

Fireworks explode over the Hudson River during the Macy's fireworks display (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

July 4th Fireworks Can Be Jarring To War Veterans

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.

07/04/2011

Fireworks explode over the Hudson River during the Macy's fireworks display (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

New Poll Asks Americans About History Of Independence Day

It may be hard to believe, but apparently a lot of Americans don’t even know what the 4th of July is all about.

07/03/2011

Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Adds Women-Only Divison

This year’s Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on Coney Island has a new women-only pigout.

WFAN–07/02/2011

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars & Parties For July 4th

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.

06/28/2011

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Jones Beach 4th Of July Fireworks Show Canceled Again Over Safety Concerns

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.

06/21/2011

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