Fourth of July: Local events both virtual and in-person will celebrate ...
Local residents have a variety of ways this year to celebrate Independence Day, from fireworks shows to parades. With increased concerns about the continuing ...Continue reading on Community Impact Newspaper
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DIY Independence Day: Firework sales boom as public shows ...
With nearly all local public displays canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, fireworks vendors say business is booming as people take matters into their ...Continue reading
'Independence Day deserves fireworks': Communities find creative ...
Families enjoy the Fayette County's annual fireworks display, “BOOM! Fireworks Over Fayette” in the parking lot of the Uniontown Mall on Sunday, June 28, 2020 ...Continue reading
In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusion
It was the worst of times. It was the weirdest of times. It was a season of sickness and shouting, of defiance and tension, of industrial-strength falsehood and…Continue reading
Staying safe this Independence Day
Independence Day is this Saturday, and El Dorado Fire Chief Chad Mosby offered some safety tips and reminders for Union County residents planning to ...Continue reading
Alexandria city offices closed for Independence Day Friday
The City of Alexandria offices including Customer Service, City Hall, the Animal Shelter and other departments will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of ...Continue reading
Ways to Safely Celebrate Independence Day
As Independence Day approaches, many Americans are looking to celebrate but also wondering how they can do so safely. While the holiday will undoubtedly ...Continue reading
July Fourth Events In DC, MD, VA: Canceled Or Not?
Many of the area's large-scale celebrations have been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.Continue reading
How to celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia region
No one does Independence Day quite like Philadelphia. And while that's still true, July 4 celebrations across the Delaware Valley will take on a whole new look ...Continue reading
July 4th Fireworks: Where To Watch In Maryland
With July 4th around the corner it's hard to imagine celebrating Independence Day without fireworks, especially in Baltimore — the home of the Star-Spangled ...Continue reading
5 Things to do in July
With many celebrations cancelled, here are something things to do to make the best of July.Continue reading
McFarland cancels fireworks show for Fourth of July
The city of McFarland will not be having its annual Fourth of July Fireworks show, Festival Committee members said this week.Continue reading
Fenton prepares for virtual Independence Day Freedom Festival
It will be a Fourth of July holiday like no other this summer. But despite the pandemic, a Mid-Michigan community will celebrate the holiday with a virtual parade, ...Continue reading
Fireworks: What is legal/illegal on Independence Day
WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -- The sound of fireworks on Independence Day, some love it while others do not. This year, the 4th of July celebrations may look ...Continue reading
Celebrate Independence Day in Miami on July 4
MIAMI – It's that time of year again as people around the area make preparations for the annual Fourth of July celebrations. In Miami, the festivities will be held ...Continue reading
Where to See Fireworks This Independence Day
Many Independence Day firework shows were cancelled due to corornavirus concerns, but some remain ready to go. Here is a list of places to view fireworks ...Continue reading
Monday Stat: Independence Day Projections - Gifts & Decorative ...
With the Fourth of July coming up this Saturday, in a typical year, most consumers would be expected to hit retail hard, in search of gourmet goods, party ...Continue reading
Independence Day amid a pandemic: Where to find fireworks shows ...
Wondering where to find Independence Day fireworks this year? We've compiled a list of upcoming shows that are still on. Many shows put on by local groups ...Continue reading
QUIZ: Test your Independence Day IQ
The Fourth of July is a favorite summer holiday for most Americans. And after all, what's not to like?When we're not in the middle of a pandemic, July 4th is day ...Continue reading
Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be 'very little compared to what it is worth'
President Trump on Wednesday boasted that his Independence Day celebration planned for Thursday will be “the show of a lifetime” and defended concerns about its cost, saying that it will be “very little compared to what it is worth.” Trump administration ...Continue reading
Trump's Independence Day military parade sees tanks roll through Washington – as residents told 'don't panic'
BATTLE tanks were seen rolling through the streets of Washington ahead of Donald Trump's Fourth of July military parade. The US President has promised the “show of a lifetime” - but officials are worried streets and bridges will be damaged by the 25-tonne ...Continue reading
Think you know about Independence Day? Take this quiz and find out
6) A. The founders originally intended to mark July 2 the official Independence Day, though forgot to plan a celebration on the one-year anniversary. They instead pivoted to July 4, and Williamsburg's Virginia Gazette reported on the event. 7) C. Fireworks ...Continue reading
Accused of hijacking Independence Day, Trump promises 'show of a lifetime'
Tanks in the heart of Washington, fighter jets screaming overhead, and a speech from the Lincoln Memorial: President Donald Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" as he prepares to turn the Fourth of July into a personal primetime extravaganza.Continue reading
Independence Day: Bitcoin Could Suddenly Surge This Fourth Of July Holiday
Bitcoin has been fighting to hold onto its recent gains over the last week with bitcoin bulls having to defend the $10,000 per bitcoin psychological barrier numerous times. The bitcoin price, still up some 230% so far this year, has fallen from its recent highs of ...Continue reading
America's 243rd Independence Day Fast Facts
According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, the Fourth of July is the most popular day for grilling. In 2019, the National Retail Foundation estimates Americans will spend $6.7 billion on food for cookouts and picnics to celebrate Independence Day.Continue reading
Fourth of July 2019 Instagram Captions: 15 Quotes to Honor Independence Day and the American Dream
As Independence Day lands on July 4, Newsweek has pulled together Instagram-worthy quotes to help you celebrate the Fourth of July. Independence Day Quotes For Instagram Posts. File Photo America Patriot iStock Stock image: American flag against a ...Continue reading
Sundin column: Some Independence Day history
On July 4 the delegates adopted an official Declaration of Independence that had been drafted by Thomas Jefferson. A formal copy of the Declaration was signed by 53 of the 61 delegates on August 2. An additional five delegates signed it within the next ...Continue reading
America's Top Ten 4th of July Foods Revealed: Best Recipes to Celebrate Independence Day
Independence Day, July 4, is so close we can taste the juicy BBQ food already. People in the U.S. often pair their love of food with federal holidays, spending a lot of money to celebrate holidays via their stomach. According to the graphic below, provided by ...Continue reading
Why Martina McBride Has 'Mixed Feelings' About Patriotic Connotations Tied to 'Independence Day'
Martina McBride's song “Independence Day” might seem like the perfect hit to soundtrack a Fourth of July party, but the country singer wants listeners to reflect on the song's true meaning: as an anthem for women escaping domestic violence. Twenty-five ...Continue reading
So what's Independence Day all about, anyway?
Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, which was then edited by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Jefferson took their edits and incorporated them into what would become the version finally adopted. Independence Day ...Continue reading
Celebrate Independence Day — area activities abound
Celebrating the Fourth of July is a family tradition in America. The Fourth of July is a federal holiday known as Independence Day in the United States. This special day is set aside to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence of the United ...Continue reading
The Myth of Independence Day
The Declaration of Independence — released on July 4, 1776 — was Thomas Jefferson's masterpiece. Jefferson himself wrote much about it in essays and letters during the 50 years that followed. Not the least of what he wrote offered his view that the ...Continue reading
Why Do We Celebrate July 4 With Fireworks?
Some impromptu celebrations greeted the declaration's first public readings on July 8, in front of local militia troops in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, but the first organized celebration of Independence Day would take place in Philadelphia on July 4, 1777.Continue reading
Martina McBride's 'Independence Day': How a Song About Domestic Violence Got Mistaken for a Patriotic Anthem
When Martina McBride's “Independence Day” was released to country radio in April 1994, it was easy to mistake the country song for a U-S-A! U-S-A! anthem. It was titled after America's most patriotic holiday after all, and its irresistible chorus of “Let freedom ...Continue reading
4th of July 2019 greetings: Happy Independence Day messages and quotes to celebrate
This year marks the 243rd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, which declared that the 13 American colonies were no longer under British rule and were free, independent states. Across the US, parades, parties and firework displays are held in ...Continue reading
Independence Day: Eight ways to celebrate 4th July in the UK
The Fourth of July is one of the most significant fixtures of the year for many Americans, commemorating the events which led to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. While the celebrations which surround Independence Day in the US ...Continue reading
A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans
On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, two days after a vote on whether to separate from the United Kingdom. The Declaration, drafted by Thomas Jefferson (who eventually became President and who ...Continue reading