Posts Tagged “fireworks”

Fizzled Fourth

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Fizzled Fourth

Fizzled Fourth Virus forces cancelation of Lyons parade, fireworks By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons has canceled its Fourth of July parade, party in the park and fireworks this year because of – you guessed it – the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s disappointing,” Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said of the parade being canceled. “It’s something…

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July Quad Cities – It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue long weekend in the Quad Cities.  There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Celebrate America’s birthday on the Mississippi riverfront Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during…

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Illinois should loosen up its restrictions on fireworks

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Illinois should loosen up its restrictions on fireworks

Illinois should loosen up its restrictions on fireworks I boiled eggs the other day on the stove, and when I was done, I was smart enough not to put my hand on the grill cover where the eggs were boiled. So, I didn’t get hurt. Why is lighting a sparkler or a few bottle rockets,…

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Liberty Run, Music, Swimming & Fireworks highlight Orland Park July 4th Festivities

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Liberty Run, Music, Swimming & Fireworks highlight Orland Park July 4th Festivities The Village of Orland Park will host a number of events to celebrate America’s birthday. “Orland Park coming together as a community to celebrate America’s birthday is a longstanding part of the village’s history,” said Mayor Keith Pekau. “Those of us who grew…

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Stash of fireworks confiscated at Lemont Township home

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Stash of fireworks confiscated at Lemont Township home

Stash of fireworks confiscated at Lemont Township home Thousands of pounds of fireworks recovered by Cook County Sheriff’s Police at Lemont Township residence More than 4,000 pounds of fireworks and materials to create fireworks were recovered at a residence in unincorporated Lemont, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Wednesday, June 14, 2017. At approximately…

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