Tag Archive: July

Jul 24

America needs a July 4th Seder

Perhaps the major reason Jews have been able to keep their national identity alive for 3,000 years, the last 2,000 of which were nearly all spent dispersed among other nations, is ritual. No national or cultural identity can survive without ritual, even if the group remains in its own country. Americans knew this until the …

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Jun 28

Fireworks Festival slated July 4

The Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Festival will be held in Longview on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The fireworks display will begin at dark on the grounds of the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex. Spectators may view the show for free from the Maude Cobb parking lot and from throughout the surrounding area. Access to …

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Jun 15

Sale, use of aerial fireworks prohibited

The Smith County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to restrict the sale and use of certain aerial fireworks outside of city limits for the Fourth of July Fireworks season and as needed during existence of drought conditions. The ban applies to the sale and use of fireworks that are “rockets with sticks” or “missiles with fins.” …

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