While responding to the scene, a FDNY fire truck struck 46-year old Reginald Brown, who was riding his motorcycle. Brown was taken to Woodhull Hospital where he died.
To stay safe this holiday, officials said watch a public fireworks display and have a designated driver.
One of the expected highlights this year is called the “octopus.”
Spend your Fourth of July on a Manhattan rooftop with a clear view of the fireworks display or pig out at a traditional backyard BBQ to celebrate Independence Day in New York City.
Fourth of July fireworks and crowded events can be stressful for some pets, increasing their chances of running away and getting lost.
Outside of the Macy’s extravaganza, Red Bank has one of the largest fireworks displays around. Well, it had one of them. It’s just one example of the dousing of the rockets’ red glare.
The Macy’s fireworks have been held over the Hudson River since 2009, at which time it was just to celebrate Henry Hudson’s discovery of Manhattan. Several elected officials are calling for the display’s return to the East River.
Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.
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 show was moved in 2009 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s journey up the Hudson River.
Police said Theodore Ellinghouse was killed by a large firecracker which exploded while he was holding it in the hallway of a home at 112-21 111th Avenue in Ozone Park Monday.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson/Bomb Squad said the source of the explosion was fireworks that had been stored in a three inch PVC pipe.
Plenty of fights in Seaside Heights, N.J., have aired on MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” but none have resulted in quite as many arrests as this past holiday weekend.
Debris from a fireworks show, along with blue-colored hospital gloves, remains on the ground outside a home in Centereach following a scary accident during a 4th of July bash.