Many of you have already slipped away from town, tucking on a few extra days to the weekend. But whether you’re one of those lucky ones, or are working today and just planning to hang out in the back yard with friends tomorrow, we wish you a very happy and very safe Independence Day. And in order to make sure you stay safe, no matter what your plans for the weekend, here are some tips from the Red Cross. It covers fireworks, swimming, and sun. Also, it turns out the Red Cross has a first-aid mobile app. Check out the article, and download it — better safe than sorry!