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Pa. Senate approves bill restricting fireworks

BY: - June 30, 2022

The bill, introduced by Rep. Frank Farry, R-Bucks, passed the upper chamber with a 44-6 vote. It now goes back to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Pa. Senate committee advances proposed fireworks reform

BY: - June 20, 2022

With proposed reform moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature this month, Pennsylvania could soon see new limits on fireworks.

A wildlife friendly Fourth | Five for your weekend

BY: - July 4, 2020

Happy Independence Day weekend, everyone! Before you set out for the holiday weekend, I wanted to share something new I learned just this week. Most of us know that our pets are not fans of fireworks displays – no matter how pretty, but did you know that wildlife can be adversely affected, as well? Fireworks […]

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This 4th of July, be smart and safe when you set off fireworks | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2020

Regardless of reasoning, the displays are unauthorized and, as noted by the calls and conversations, many residents tend to feel that these nighttime displays are adding to, not alleviating stress: upsetting pets, depriving many from sleep, negatively impacting our veterans with PTSD, and, in our cities, posing a safety issue.