As the first part of the long holiday weekend comes to a close for many, let us remember what Independence Day is really all about. The day in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress.
It is a federal holiday observed with picnics, political speeches, fireworks, concerts, parades, baseball games, barbecues, family gatherings or just a relaxing day. However you celebrate be safe! Enjoy the 4th!!