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New Zealand welcomes the New Year with a fireworks show

New Zealand welcomes the New Year with a fireworks show

"SkyCity is proud to deliver the annual Sky Tower fireworks display that's enjoyed by locals and visitors across various vantage points in Auckland, and watched by many millions more via internet and TV broadcast".

Festivities have begun around the world as revellers cheered the advent of the New Year, with Australia, New Zealand and Japan being some of the first countries to bid farewell to 2017.

2 in custody in connection with Troy murders
Brandi Mells , 22; ans Stana Myers, 36, were found dead on Tues., Dec. 26, 2017 in their basement apartment in Troy , New York. According to the Albany Times-Union , police were called to the home at 158 2nd Avenue about 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

Australia exploded fireworks over Sydney Harbor, lighting the sky over the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. To welcome the new year in Mumbai, the city's historic buildings are decorated with colorful lights.

Over 24 hours, cities across the world will gradually sign off 2017 and welcome the New Year, starting in the Pacific, heading across Asia, then Europe and finally the Americas.

Chicago Park Districts Will Collect, Recycle Your Christmas Trees
All cities ask that residents remove trees from bags and take off ornaments, lights, stands and other decorations before disposal. Local farmers depend on the mulch created by recycling green waste, and that in turn helps our community to be self-sustaining.

The 2018 fireworks display was the work of six pyrotechnicians, who spent 350 hours on site setting up the show.

Palestinian children enjoyed New Year's festivities in Gaza City on December 30.

Protecting your pipes amid stretch of freezing days
Customers of City of Kalamazoo water services are being urged to keep one tap of water running to prevent pipes from freezing. She recommended, "Really just turning off the water to the entire home because if it happens, it can be detrimental".

The first European country to celebrate the beginning of the new year will be Russian Federation.


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