Seventeen adults and 10 children were aboard the 34-foot-long vessel, named Kandi Won, to watch Independence Day fireworks off Long Island when the boat overturned and sank near Oyster Bay.
“In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
Who would steal flags from Civil War graves? Authorities in Hudson, N.Y. believe that they have found the culprit in a rash of cemetery-flag thefts: woodchucks.
He is a comedian after all. But some aren’t finding one of Chris Rock’s tweets very funny.
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.
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.
While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]
Take your Fourth of July picnic, barbecue or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day-themed cuisine.
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 new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.
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.
Atlantic City Police say two people were wounded early Tuesday morning after someone opened fire on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk. Police said the shooting broke out around 1 a.m.
It was an Independence Day with a flair, as the 35th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show over the Hudson River lit up the night sky in every color of the rainbow.
They are the chompions: Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas scarfed down more than 100 dogs between them to become top dogs at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition on Coney Island.