Township celebrates America’s birthday
West Milford. More than 1,000 residents came out July 3 for fireworks, food and fun at the athletic field behind Macopin Middle School.

Photos by Nicole M. Wells and Charles Kim

Music filled the air and fireworks filled the skies above McCormack Field in West Milford July 3 as the township celebrated the Fourth of July, the birthday of America.
More than 1,000 people filled the field to enjoy food, games, music and a fireworks show as night descended on the gathering.
Township Council members voted this year to waive the $10 admission fee.
A number of vendors provided a variety of foods, including hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks on a stick and funnel cakes to name a few.
Shuttle buses transported attendees from the parking lots by Macopin Middle School and West Milford High School to the field for the event.