For the first time since 2008, Jersey City held the Freedom and Fireworks Festival at Liberty State Park.

Mayor Steven Fulop says that when New York Mayor Bill de Blasio moved the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks back to the East River, it opened an opportunity for the city to create their own fireworks show.

The weather cleared up around 5 p.m., but crowds of spectators had already arrived...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?