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.
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.
Technicians have been hard at work for almost two weeks making sure all 40,000 digitally-assigned fireworks launch on queue tonight.
Have you ever wondered why our national anthem ends with a question — “Oh! say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”
Looking to pair your view of July 4th fireworks with some classic all-American fair? Everyone knows the party isn’t really at the beach. Here’s where to enjoy the city’s best Independence Day eats.
While the sale of fireworks is illegal in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware, beaches and backyards in those states and others could be more explosive than ever this year.