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"Lemon Drop"/ "Downtown Countdown" a success

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Mercer County, W.Va.---Officials in Bluefield, West Virginia are pleased with last night's turnout for the first ever "Lemon Drop."

The New Year's Eve party featured a DJ and plenty of refreshments. Or course the star of the evening was an eight-foot lemon covered with hundreds of lights.

The lemon was lowered 85 feet during the countdown to midnight.

 

The city of Princeton also held its inaugural New Year's Eve party.

About a thousand people showed up to reign in 2014. The celebration included street performers, live music, and a fireworks show.

All the proceeds collected during the "Downtown Countdown" will benefit the Princeton Renaissance Project.

 

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