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.

11/21/2013

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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.

02/09/2013

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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.

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(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.

12/31/2012

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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.

12/31/2012

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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.

12/31/2012

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

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

12/31/2012

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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.

12/31/2012

(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.

12/31/2012

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Preview

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

12/31/2012

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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.

12/31/2012

(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.

12/28/2012

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Hyatt New Year’s Eve Events

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

12/26/2012

(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.

12/11/2012

(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.

11/29/2012

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