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.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Stephen Surace, 53, was taken into custody Monday night and faces charges of criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and unlawfully dealing fireworks.
The announcement reported Thursday by Newsday comes a year after a fatal boat accident involving spectators at the annual
Nassau County police say plainclothes officers saw fireworks erupting from the backyard of Craig Paulich’s home shortly before midnight Saturday.
As revelers aboard the Intrepid enjoyed fireworks lighting up the sky above the Hudson River on Thursday night, blasts echoed through West Side neighborhoods, leaving many residents fearing the worst.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.
For “Charlie,” it was an 11-hour ordeal that ended on the catwalk of the GWB, a three-mile walk from his Leonia, N.J., home
The fireworks show in the Port of San Diego was finished seconds after it started. Really, blink and you probably missed it.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.