What to Do When There’s No Kaboom

Written by The Two River Times. Posted in Front Page, News



Published on June 28, 2012 with No Comments

By Anastasia Millicker

“When the kids were younger, we used to see them [the Kaboom! Fireworks} but not every year… I live in Belmar now so I guess I’ll stay home or go to a party.”
– Karen Brown, 65, Sea Girt

“I am going to Long Branch, right along the boardwalk, beach for Oceanfest.”
– Nicole Ashby, 28, Morristown

“I’ll probably work. My friend is having a party so I told him I‘d work his Fourth of July party as a lifeguard… I used to watch fireworks from my friend’s house who lived close to Sandy Hook and we used to chill there and watch them there.”
– Andrew Perfetto, 16, Little Silver

“I’m from Point Pleasant Beach. I’m just going to barbecue with my family and a few friends from our church. To me – it doesn’t matter. For my kids – maybe – if the fireworks [in Red Bank] were canceled. I saw them as more of a tourist thing.”
– John Durante, 47, Point Pleasant

“Probably just stay home with my family. I have two young kids and crowds are not really my thing.”
– Damon Kozul, 43, Lincroft

“I’ll probably go to my uncle’s house for a barbecue. I’m not really a fireworks type of guy.”
– Rylee Scott, 16, Little Silver

“I have no idea now. I guess go into the city to see the fireworks… The Red Bank residents used to watch the borough’s fireworks display from their boats.”
– Michelle Higgins, 33, who was with her 5-year-old son Matthew on Broad Street

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