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Downtown New Years Eve Adds New Feature

December 19th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The ninth annual Downtown Cumberland New Years Eve Ball Drop will see some new wrinkles this year.  Watching the iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop is a beloved tradition- however for  many, a trip to New York City is not possible  and they simply watch the grand event on television. However, over the past several years, local revelers have been given a different venue — right here in Cumberland. In 2005  Cumberland joined the ranks of many other communities that have created New Year’s Eve celebrations that mirror the famed New York City event.  Organizers refer to Cumberland’s celebration as Times Square South. Mayor Brian Grim says that this years event, thanks in large part to the efforts of City Council members Nicole Wagoner and Nick Scarpelli, will feature a fire works display…

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