Tag Archive: New Year’s Eve

Jan 01 2018

Happy New Year – 2018

We all sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight on December 31 but what are the lyrics? Most people don’t know that it is a Scottish poem written in 1788 by Robert Burns and later set to the music of a folk song. Here is a you tube with the lyrics and English translation. Happy New …

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Dec 31 2015

John Oliver: New Year’s Eve

In a New Year’s Eve message, Jon Oliver pops in with a youtube “greeting,” explaining why New Year’s is the worst and how to get our of any party you may have the misfortune to have been invited. Happy New Year from all of us at The Stars Hollow Gazette and Docudharma.

Dec 30 2014

John Oliver: New Year’s Eve

In a New Year’s Eve message, Jon Oliver pops in with a youtube “greeting,” explaining why New Year’s is the worst and how to get our of any party you may have the misfortune to have been invited.

Happy New Year from all of us at The Stars Hollow Gazette and Docudharma.

Jan 01 2013

Happy New Year: Countdown to 2013

The 2012 has already arrived in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Russia and most of Europe. Join us as we count down to midnight across the United States.

Live from Times Square, NYC

Happy New Year Celebration In Paris Eiffel Tower 2013

PARIS FIREWORKS PARIS 2013 NEW YEARS EVE

For those who are sitting comfortably at home and in need of entertainment.

New Year’s Eve TV Specials

8 pm

  • ABC– New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark
  • NickFull House (New Year Special, until 11 pm)
  • Turner ClassicAfter the Thin Man

10 pm

  • ABC– Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013
  • NBC– NBC’s New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly

11 pm

  • Fox– New Year’s Eve Live! (until 12:30 am)
  • DisneyAustin & Jessie & Ally All Star New Year
  • Disney XDPhineas and Ferb For Your Ice Only, Happy New Year!)
  • ESPN2– SportsNation (New Year’s Jeers)
  • Faux Noise– All American New Year (until 12:30 am)
  • MSNBC– The Ed Show (Middle Class Heroes 2012)
  • MTV– MTV’s Club NYE 2013 (until 1 am)
  • National Geographic– Maya Underworld: The Real Doomsday
  • Nick– Friends (New Year Special, until 1 am)

11:30 pm

  • ABC– Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013 (until 2 am)
  • NBC– NBC’s New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly
  • Toon– The Eric Andre New Year’s Eve Spooktacular! (until 12:15 am)
  • VH1– 11:59 pm New Year’s Eve 2013 (7 minute New Year Special)

midnight

Dec 31 2012

Same Old Lang Syne

Same Old Lang Syne

After Fogelberg’s death from prostate cancer in 2007, the woman who he wrote the song about came forward with her story. Her name is Jill Greulich, and she and Fogelberg dated in high school when she was Jill Anderson. As she explained to the Peoria Journal Star in a December 22, 2007 article, they were part of the Woodruff High School class of 1969, but went to different colleges. After college, Jill got married and moved to Chicago, and Dan went to Colorado to pursue music. On Christmas Eve, they were each back in Peoria with their families when Jill went out for egg nog and Dan was dispatched to find whipping cream for Irish coffee. The only place open was a convenience store at the top of Abington Hill, at Frye Avenue and Prospect Road, and that’s where they had their encounter. They bought a six pack of beer and drank it in her car for 2 hours while they talked.

Jan 01 2012

Occupy Wall St.: Happy New Year, We’re Still Here

“All week! All year! We’ll still be here!”

“Whose park? Our park!”

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The New York City Occupiers took back Zucchotti Park a couple of hours before midnight on New Year’s Eve despite the presence of NYPD and private security:

About 100 people arrived at the park at about 7 p.m., according to witnesses, and someone put up what was described as a small multicolored tent, about two feet tall, made for a child. Two young girls, who were at the park with their mother, began playing inside.

Though the New York City Police Department had officers fanned out throughout the city for the holiday, there were police officers lined up across the street from Zuccotti Park, at the ready alongside private security guards. They stepped in.

Police officers and security guards, who stood at the ready across the street, told protesters to remove the tent, saying it violated rules issued by the park’s owner, Brookfield Properties. Meanwhile, an officer and a guard blocked other protesters, and at least one reporter, from entering the park. Some people disregarded their instructions and squeezed through the spaces between metal barricades along other parts of the perimeter.

That number swelled to over 500 by 10:30 as text messages and signal went out across the city. They draped the piled barricades with Christmas lights and the lighted Christmas tree was wrapped with the Occupy Wall Street banner as the OWS “bat signal” was projected on the side of a building. As the protesters were chased from the park, they took to the nearby streets, drumming and chanting as they marched. Most of the arrests were of demonstrators who were obeying police directions or walking peacefully on the side walk. Many of the protesters and others not involved in the demonstration were “kettled” into groups then arrested for obstructing pedestrian traffic or for moving as directed by the officers. Even legal observers and the press were again arrested and threatened by the NYPD. The observer from the National Lawyers Guild was later released.

Welcome to the United Police State of America where you can be “legally” detained indefinitely on the president’s word.