New Years Eve

With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019.
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Andrew Kramer
December 31, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019. "It's fireworks, it's New Year's, it's the best," said Kate Bowers, who didn't allow the wet weather to ruin...
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whiskey and car keys
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Mike DeNardo
December 31, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ringing in the new year with alcohol? PennDOT has some stern advice. "If you're planning on celebrating tonight, think ahead," said PennDOT safety press officer Robyn Briggs. "We want everyone to think ahead and make a plan before you even leave your house." Briggs...
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For a lot of folks, ringing in the new year means serving up some old favorites to ensure good luck.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
December 30, 2018 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a lot of folks, ringing in the new year means serving up some old favorites to ensure good luck, and shoppers at the Reading Terminal Market told KYW Newsradio what's on their menu. Pork is the featured player on a lot of New Year's menus because the pig, which...
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Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the New Year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions.
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Mark Abrams
December 30, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the new year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions. This is the sixth year for the "mushroom drop" in Kennett Square, Chester County, which...
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