Fireworks spectacular at Orchard Beach
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. with event sponsors.
Korean War veteran Leroy Archible and Anna Archible.
Bronx Borough Diaz caught a young participant taking a head start in the first annual empanada eating contest.
Liz Oquendo (l) and Juana Vasquez dressed in spirit of the event.
The Morales family gets ready for the fireworks show.
The fireworks display off the beach delighted Bronxites.
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.
Posted 12:00 am, July 3, 2015
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