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Shelter Island Residents Rally To Save Annual 4th Of July Fireworks Display

People from all over Suffolk County who have vacationed or lived on Shelter Island are intent on saving the island staple, the 15 minute firework show that has become a summer highlight.

04/03/2015

Fireworks over the Hudson River for the Chinese Lunar New Year on Tuesday, Feb. 17. (Credit: CBS2)

Fireworks Fly On Hudson River For Chinese Lunar New Year

Fireworks were set off in the Hudson River Tuesday evening in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

02/17/2015

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Fireworks Blamed For Scare That Caused Lockdown At New Rochelle High School

Fireworks have been blamed for a scare that included a school lockdown in New Rochelle on Thursday morning.

10/23/2014

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Best Things To Do In NYC On Labor Day Weekend

New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.

08/29/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD’s Miller: Drones Will Become More Popular, Commonplace

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.

07/07/2014

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Spectators Surprised At Liberty State Park Fireworks Display

It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.

07/04/2014

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Weather Forecast Forces Stamford To Push Fireworks Show Back To Saturday

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.

07/02/2014

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Pyrotechnic Pageantry Comes With Safety Issues For People And Pets

Fireworks come with their fair share of safety hazards, and not just for people.

07/02/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Of July will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

07/01/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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New York, New Jersey Residents Head To Pennsylvania To Risk Buying Fireworks

Every Fourth of July, there is a mad rush to Pennsylvania to buy fireworks wherever it is legal to buy them. But it is not legal to bring fireworks back to New York or New Jersey.

06/27/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

Officials investigate after fireworks explode in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on Dec. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rattled After Fireworks Go Off In Bronx Park

The incident prompted the city to send out a notification to subscribers to its emergency alert system at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

12/31/2013

The 2012 Macy's 4th of July fireworks on the Hudson River (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tighter Security, Road Closures For NYC’s July Fourth Fireworks Show

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.

07/04/2013

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