Workers install 192 crystals on Times Square New Year’s ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers installed 192 glittering Waterford crystal triangles on Times Square’s New Year’s Eve ball Sunday in preparation for a pandemic-limited celebration that will lack the usual tightly packed crowds of revelers. The ball is a 12-foot geodesic sphere covered with 2,688 crystal triangles of various sizes. Some new crystals are swapped […]

Fireworks cause Montgomery County fires, injuries on New Year’s Eve

Conroe, January – Montgomery County Firefighters respond to 7 structure fires overnight and at least three injured in separate fireworks accidents. Montgomery County saw its first fireworks related injury of 2018 just 7 minutes into the new year, when a 27 yr old male suffered head injuries from an exploding firework in the Porter area. Montgomery […]