After a Florida man made headlines for video of a fireworks display in Florida with a drone, the NYPD on Monday addressed worries about whether the same could happen in New York.
It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.
Mayor David Martin said the move was made because there the weather forecast is calling for a 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms Thursday night.
Fireworks come with their fair share of safety hazards, and not just for people.
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The incident prompted the city to send out a notification to subscribers to its emergency alert system at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
The NYPD will use seven helicopters, 16 harbor unit boats and dozens of new mobile cameras and bomb-sniffing dogs for Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks 2013 show.
Undercover officers purchased $500 worth of fireworks from 26-year George Liakas Tuesday night, police said.
The show will feature 40,000 shells and blinking smiley faces, according to executive producer Amy Kule.
Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.
Plans are set for the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, and organizers said quite a spectacle is in order.