new year's day

Yakima Valley New Year’s Traditions: Do We Even Have Any?
Every year there are many end-of-the-year traditions across the United States. The biggest New Year's tradition is that of the giant ball dropping in Times Square in New York City. It started in 1907 ringing in 1908. There were only two years when the ball didn't  drop because of the …
Happy New Year!
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning (3:00 A.M. for those of us in Yakima) the National Pastime will get underway halfway around the world when the first pitch of the 2012 Major League Baseball season is tossed out...  in Japan!