Stories tagged with: Independence Day

July 2, 2013 - 4:11pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

The day following the Fourth of July, animal shelters see an influx of lost pets because they get scared of the fireworks and usually take off. If you plan on going to Zane's Landing or any other location to watch the fireworks, it's advised that you keep your pets at home.

"Dogs have a lot better hearing than humans do, so it kind of impacts them more. The noises and it can even be something that you might only hear a little bit but think about that being 10 times greater...

June 19, 2012 - 12:30pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Fourth of July may still be weeks away, but AAA Auto Club is already predicting a record amount of cars on the roads in Ohio.

From July 3rd to July 8th, 1.75 million Ohioans are expected to travel 50 miles or more, up 4.4% for the state in comparison to last year.

"This is great for the economy and great for the travel industry." explained Kimberly Schwind, AAA Spokesperson. "It's really a testament to the fact that Americans are still really wanting...

July 2, 2011 - 6:10pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

One small village hasn't forgotten the meaning behind this Independence day and put on a big celebration to prove it.

The Village of Somerset stepped off their early holiday celebration with a parade followed by festivities including of course, fireworks. Chairman, Dennis Kessler said this is the 27th year the village has put on their parade. He himself, has been apart of the parade committee since the beginning with attendance always being high but one change he's noticed is funding....

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