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Ken Furstoss

(Tin foil covers each of the mortar tubes from which fireworks will be launched over the Delaware River.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Pyrotechnicians All Prepped For New Year’s Eve Shows On Delaware Riverfront

After hundreds of man-hours in the design, and then three days of setting everything up here, show producer Ken Furstoss and his crew have done the final checks.

12/31/2012

(From a window of the US Coast Guard headquarters building on South Delaware Avenue, show producer Ken Furstoss points to the area where the fireworks will be shown.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Producers, Coast Guard Make Final Preparations For New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows

Fireworks show producer Ken Furstoss says crews are beginning the three-day job of loading shells for the two shows — which, he says, should go off regardless of rain or snow.

12/28/2012

NYE fireworks

Preparations Underway For New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware

For those who like to see the New Year in with a bang, Penn’s Landing is the place to be on Saturday. Two fireworks shows are scheduled for New Year’s Eve and preparations are already underway.

12/29/2011