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Top Family-Friendly Labor Day Events In Philadelphia

There is so much to do on Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia you won’t know where to start. We’ve narrowed down the list for you, so go celebrate the end of summer with all the bang you can muster in one weekend.

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Thousands Spend July 4th On The Parkway For ‘Country’s Largest Free Concert’

Thousands flocked to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday to enjoy the Philly 4th of July Jam.

07/04/2015

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Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

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Safety First For Fourth Of July

I give this advice every summer but we still have problems with fireworks. Children and adults suffer serious injuries.

07/03/2015

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Health: For Some Veterans, A Popular Tradition Can Trigger Painful Memories

Big Fourth of July festivities coming up this holiday weekend, but for some veterans a popular tradition can trigger painful memories.

07/02/2015

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EPA: July 4th Fireworks Spew Pollution And Can Pose Health Risks

A study of 315 locations around the country found that the holiday explosions temporarily boosted the levels of airborne microscopic particles that can pose a health risk.

07/01/2015

Stigall Show Log 7.1.15

Chris discussed New Jersey Chris Christie’s announcement that he is running for President, a study that says fireworks are toxic and two pilots in Argentina that were fired for letting a model fly a plane. He also talked with Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/01/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Fireworks In The Suburbs

The best part about Independence Day? The fireworks! Here’s where to watch the night sky light up in the suburbs.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Celebrations At The Shore

Down the shore for the 4th? Celebrate on the beach with festivals, parades and fireworks in these New Jersey and Delaware beach towns!

06/26/2015

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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – July 4th On Saturday = Bigger Holiday Weekend Than Normal At The Beach

With Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, shore towns are anticipating even larger crowds than usual.

06/17/2015

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Parents And Kids Of All Ages Enjoy NYE Fireworks At Penn’s Landing

Bundled in jackets and wrapped in scarves, thousands braved the cold on Penn’s Landing for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show.

12/31/2014

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Philly-Area Man Dies After Falling Into Pa. Lake

Authorities say Philadelphia-area man drowned after falling off a boat after watching fireworks at a northeastern Pennsylvania lake over the weekend.

07/28/2014

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Glassboro Police K9 Dies Suddenly After Running Away During Fireworks

According to Glassboro Police, one of the officer’s K9 partner suddenly passed away on July 5.

07/07/2014

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Some Area Towns Rescheduling July 4th Festivities Due To Weather

In light of the poor weather, some towns are canceling or rescheduling their fireworks displays.

07/03/2014

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