Fireworks spectacular at Orchard Beach

Alexis Bholalall and dad John showed off their patriotic spirit.
Photo by Laura Stone

The annual New York Salutes America Orchard Beach Fireworks was hosted by Senator Jeff Klein and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. on Thursday, June 25. The festive pre-Independece Day celebration included a ceremony, an eating contest, music and fireworks.

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