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City Preparing Fireworks, Concert for Fourth

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
July 04, 2024
Posted in: Announcements

(Tube City Almanac photo)

McKeesport officials will do “everything we can” to close the Fourth of July with a bang, Mayor Michael Cherepko said Wednesday.

The annual fireworks display at Renziehausen Park is scheduled to begin at 9:45 p.m.

UPDATE: A spokesman said a planned concert by Jeff Jimerson and Airborne has been rescheduled to Sunday.

The National Weather Service in Moon Twp. is predicting “isolated showers” with a 30 percent chance of precipitations. Thunderstorms are expected to move into the area after 10 p.m.

“I’m not going to make a decision to cancel fireworks based on a forecast,” Cherepko said. “We will do everything we can to get fireworks (today). If it’s raining during the day we will probably hold them off until Friday night.”

Due to possible rain, today’s concert by Airborne has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. this Sunday at the bandshell. The next entry in the concert series sponsored by the city and the McKeesport Lions Club is the 1990s cover band The Clintones on July 14, followed by The New Pure Gold on July 21. Admission is free.

A complete schedule is available on the McKeesport Bands Facebook page.

Originally published July 04, 2024.

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