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New Year’s Eve

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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.


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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.


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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.


(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.


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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.


(Left: "West Side Story."  Right: The Philadelphia Orchestra.  Images provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Something For Everyone From The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra is ready to kick off its new season, including a liver performance of the score to accompany the film “West Side Story.”


(Patty Maiellano of South Philadelphia says the figure that was silhouetted in prayer on her window blinds is clearly Jesus.)

South Philadelphia Woman Finds Image of Jesus On Window Blinds

“That was Jesus that appeared on my verticals” on New Year’s Eve, says Patty Maiellano of South Philadelphia.


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Don’t Give Up On New Year’s Resolutions

Take a New Year’s resolution for what it is worth – an attempt to make a lifestyle change. This can be done any time of the year. Don’t give up.