New Year’s Eve

(KYW Newsradio anchorman Steve Nikazy, right, describes the New Year's Eve fireworks production while Camden mayor Dana Redd and Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter listen at left.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Plans For Philadelphia’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows Revealed

The highlights include not one but two fireworks displays. KYW Newsradio anchorman Steve Nikazy will voice the shows.


(File photo.  Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Man Sentenced For Role In Shootout That Injured 5

Citing the senseless violence that “makes my head spin,” a Philadelphia judge sentenced a 23-year-old man to 10-20 years in prison for his role in a shootout that left 5 people, all innocent bystanders, wounded.



Kidcasting From First Night Haddonfield, NJ

Little news fans turned out at First Night Haddonfield on New Year’s Eve on Monday, Dec. 31st, 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/03/2013

(Credit: Steve Butler)

Thouasands Bring In The New Year At Penn’s Landing

The city of Philadelphia hosted annual New Year’s Eve celebrations with the highlight being a pair of fireworks shows over the Delaware River.



SEPTA Adding Extra Regional Rail Service For New Year’s Eve Celebrations

SEPTA is adding extra regional rail service for New Year’s eve celebrations.


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Children Get To Ring In The New Year A Little Early With Family

New Year’s isn’t just for adults. Some kids had the opportunity to ring in 2013 a little early Monday.


(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Officials Plead For Gunfire-Free New Year’s Eve Celebrations

It’s an annual reminder that, apparently, isn’t reaching its target audience.


(File photo by John Ostapkovich)

No ‘Tipsy Tow’ Again For Philadelphia Region This New Year’s Eve

The AAA-run service, which offers a free tow home for drivers who have been drinking on holidays like New Year’s Eve, started a few years ago in certain cities, but still hasn’t made its way to the Delaware Valley.


(Tin foil covers each of the mortar tubes from which fireworks will be launched over the Delaware River.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Pyrotechnicians All Prepped For New Year’s Eve Shows On Delaware Riverfront

After hundreds of man-hours in the design, and then three days of setting everything up here, show producer Ken Furstoss and his crew have done the final checks.



New Year’s Eve Fireworks Preview

SugarHouse Casino Presents New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront at 6pm and 12 Midnight!


China Celebrates Chinese New Year

A Realistic Resolution

There are numerous things we can all do to improve our lives and the lives of those around us but, whatever your resolution, keep it in perspective.


(From a window of the US Coast Guard headquarters building on South Delaware Avenue, show producer Ken Furstoss points to the area where the fireworks will be shown.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Producers, Coast Guard Make Final Preparations For New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows

Fireworks show producer Ken Furstoss says crews are beginning the three-day job of loading shells for the two shows — which, he says, should go off regardless of rain or snow.


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Hyatt New Year’s Eve Events

Find out more about New Year’s Eve events at the Hyatt.


(Mayor Nutter, at City Hall, lists some of the events being staged during the week leading up to New Year's Day.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Promoting Its Weeklong New Year’s Festivities

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the city’s New Year’s Eve celebration seems to get better every year.


(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Sugarhouse Casino Steps Up To Sponsor Philadelphia New Year’s Events

Sugarhouse is a sponsor of two New Year’s Eve fireworks displays on the Delaware River (6pm and 12 midnight), and of the Mummers’ Parade the following morning.





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