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Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
Philip
06/30/2009

Well folks, the time is getting near for our Macy's July 4th Fireworks Cruise. The current weather forecast is


Saturday, Jul 4
Day
High: 80°F Breezy with intervals of clouds and sunshine
Winds: W at 15mph
Wind Gusts: 31 mph
Max UV Index: High (7)


Night
Low: 66°F Mostly cloudy
Winds: WNW at 8mph
Wind Gusts: 18 mph
Thunderstorm Probability: 10%

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Fireworks Display Information
Philip
06/29/2009

We still have some open spots, a few people have scheduling conflicts. Call Sharon @ 973-309-1881.

The following information was found online about this years fireworks show.

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the exploration of the Hudson River by Henry Hudson, Macy's will stage a show stopping pyrotechnic show over the Hudson River instead of the East River this year.

The Macy's July 4th fireworks display originally made its debut on the Hudson River in 1958 before becoming an East River tradition in 1976.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks 2009

The 2009 Macy's fireworks show will feature more than 40,000 shells exploding at a rate of more than 1,500 per minute (that's eight times more high-level fireworks than last year's show). At approximately 8:20 pm on July 4th, the 26-minute display will be set off from six barges positioned between 24th and 50th Streets on the Hudson River.

The fireworks will be synchronized to a score of patriotic standards, classic river-themed works, and original music. The legendary New York Pops will perform the musical score under the direction of Steve Reineke. Broadway superstars Audra McDonald and Idina Menzel will perform.

Before the big fireworks show, spectators can enjoy an FDNY Fireboat water show (featuring arcs of red, white, and blue arcing 300 feet in the air) and an Air National Guard jet flyover.

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Macy's July 4th Fireworks - One week to go.
Philip
06/28/2009



We are very excited about sailing out to watch the fireworks display this weekend. What a great way to start the holiday season. We will be watching the Macy's and Liberty State Park fireworks displays with a wonderful dinner and great friends. You are invited to join us. Call Sharon @ 973-309-1881.

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Alyia's day on the water
Alyia
06/23/2009

This was me on the boat infront of the statue of liberty. I was so amazed at the sight of the statue! I have to admit I looked pretty good:)

Sincerely, Alyia

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PS-369 - Young Leaders Elementary School
Philip
06/18/2009

Leaders for Life! We had a great sail yesterday with kids from PS-369 PS-369 - Young Leaders Elementary School in the Bronx. For many of these kids, it was the first time they had been on a boat, and seen the Statue of Liberty first hand.

First Mate Spencer, and crew member Judith did a great job, getting the kids organized, and participating in raising sails, tacking, and taking the helm.


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Virginia Beach Visitors - Alicia
Alicia
06/18/2009

Hi I'm Alicia. I excited because I want to learn more about God and His plan for my life. I really want to go to Africa someday to help the kids there. When I was at Catch The Fire Conference this year God really spoke to me and then the prophet came to me and said, "You know your called to change the world". That was really powerful in my life. I got chosen for this trip by being on time, reading my Bible, being committed to church, and helping others. I really enjoying helping other people. I look forward to meeting you.
See you Monday,
Alicia

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