Three years ago, state lawmakers made it legal for Pennsylvanians to buy bottle rockets, Roman candles and other types of fireworks. Now, some are trying to roll back the change.

While many Fourth of July festivities have been canceled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of places to catch some spectacular fireworks displays around the Lehigh Valley.

Fireworks are a fixture of the Fourth of July weekend. But residents of the Lehigh Valley have been starting the celebration early, and not everyone’s happy about it.

The annual Dewey Fire Company carnival in Hellertown in mid-July is postponed due to COVID-19. But one part of the carnival will still happen, thanks to community support.


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