Jeff Straus

Times Square New Year's ball goes back atop One Times Square (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Massive Sparkling New Year’s Eve Ball Hoisted Back Atop Its Perch On One Times Square

There was a countdown and cheering as the massive ball made its ascent. Well above the crossroads of the world, the ball featuring 32,256 LED lights will continue its light show throughout the new year.

01/03/2013

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Test Drop (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Test Drop Done, Police Stake Out Positions As Countdown To New Year’s Begins

The ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.

12/30/2012

Taio Cruz  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Cruz To Perform ‘Imagine’ During New Year’s Celebration

Multi-platinum recording artist Taio Cruz will perform his own hit, “Falling in Love,” as well as one of John Lennon’s – “Imagine” during the Times Square New Years’ Eve celebration.

12/10/2010