As the 4th of July approaches, Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY, is preparing for the holiday, with the Adult Emergency Department fully staffed for both July 4th and 5th. Dr. Aekta Miglani, Medical Director of the Adult Emergency Department, notes that the hospital’s urgent care centers will be open from 9 AM to 5 […]

The City of Rochester will have 4th of July fireworks starting downtown at 10:00 p.m Monday July 4th. The closest viewing locations for the fireworks are the Court Street Bridge and the Broad Street Bridge. The streets will close at 8:00 p.m. and re-open when spectators leave the area after the show. Click Here To […]

Happy *almost Fourth of July! In celebration of the fourth, fireworks have been a tradition for hundreds of years, and every year, hundreds of people get injured from the illegal use of fireworks or even burned while using legal ones. While many like to purchase their own fireworks and lite them, the advice from the […]

Over the weekend, a box truck exploded when returning from a firework show in Akron. Inside of the box truck included a large number of packed fireworks. The truck burst into a ball of flames when heading south on South Lake Road in Pembroke. Thankfully the Pembroke Assistant Fire Chief Edwin Mileham had heard the […]

Aside from the barbeques and family get togethers, our most well known Fourth of July tradition is fireworks. However, before setting off your celebratory fireworks, it is important to consider your veteran neighbors. Rochester First reported: “Monroe County holds one of the highest veteran populations in all of western New York ranging from 30,000 to […]

New York State Police seized thousands of dollars in illegal fireworks and made over 20 arrest link to the sale of those fireworks. New York State police put together a firework enforcement going into the 4th of July weekend targeting people across the state who brought fireworks from Pennsylvania into the state of New York. […]

Welp! It looks like all the fireworks activity across the New York State has caught the attention of Governor Andrew Cuomo.  Cuomo addressed the issue on Monday and has instructed the New York State Police to start a firework enforcement detail. He also said he has never seen anything like this before. The State Police […]

This 4th July most city and towns cancel their fireworks celebration across the country due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In most cities across the country people have been letting off illegal fireworks almost every night since Memorial Day To the point where it’s becoming a nuisance. Well in this one fireworks situation in Utah may […]

According to a press release from the City of Rochester, this year’s 4th of July celebrations have been cancelled due to New York State’s limit on mass gatherings due to COVID-19. Regulations from Phase 4 limit gatherings to 50 people or less. Traditionally, Rochestarians come out of the woodwork and convene by the Genesee River […]

Many communities in Rochester have cancelled their July 4th fireworks celebration this year due to COVID-19, but that hasn’t stopped individuals in the city and outlying areas from setting off fireworks. The explosions can be heard every night and residents have been complaining. In a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Police Chief La’Ron Singleterry said […]

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