The threat of a thunderstorm did nothing to quell the evening's pyrotechnics.
Fourth Of July
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The village's annual Fourth of July celebration brought thousands onto the streets.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Multiple events include history, film, music and more under one Independence Day umbrella.
If there is any American town that would know something about Independence Day, it would have to be Philadelphia. So it isn't surprising that this city has scheduled 10 days worth of attractions to celebrate July Fourth. Elizabeth Evans, public relations agent for the Philadelphia Wawa Welcome America event said of the multiple-day activities, “(It is) the nation’s largest, free July Fourth festival in the heart of America's birthplace, from June 25 through July 4.” “There's no other place nationwide where families can experience the “Largest Free Concert in America”; two breathtaking fireworks displays; a "Go 4th and Learn" series offering free educational and interactive programs for young children and their parents; a day-long “Party on…
Monday, July 4, 2011
You've got plenty of options for July 4 celebrations this year
Independence Day is fast approaching. The holiday, which marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, is most commonly associated with fireworks. But other celebrations, including parades and barbecues, are also common. Here is a list of some of the area events you can attend to celebrate. Ridgewood July 4 Celebration Oradell Independence Day River Edge July 4 Festivities Paramus July 4 Weekend Teaneck Parade and Community Celebration
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Be safe and responsible this Fourth of July weekend.
Fourth of July weekend barbecues typically involve imbibing, so you can be sure the local police departments will be stepping up DWI patrols this weekend. Here are "5 Things" to keep in mind before getting behind the wheel: 1. Statistics from the past 25 years show nearly half of all fatal accidents that occur during the Fourth of July weekend were alcohol related, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 2. Local police increase their enforcement during this time of the year. The state provides "Drunk Driving Enforcement Fund" money for police overtime, checkpoints and court proceedings, as well as other costs associated with catching drunk drivers. 3. A first-time DWI offense can get your license suspended for …
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Planning a vacation or just a day trip? Patch has all the information on the Shore's best beaches
Wonder how much it will cost to get on your favorite beach? Stressed about where to park? Debating whether to pack a lunch or head up to the boardwalk? With the unofficial start of Summer only days away, Patch has what you need to know about the beaches of Monmouth and Ocean counties. Just click on the name of the beach for all the essential information on the best Shore spots for sun worshippers. And when you do head down, remember that there are Patch sites in both counties to keep you up to date on Shore life. Asbury Park offers something for everyone, from the beautiful beach to live music to great restaurants. Seasonal beach badges cost $70 for adults and $20 for seniors and teens. Weekday passes are $5 with the cost for weekends and …