NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Kick 2011 to the curb!
The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment invited people to the Crossroads of the World to shred, dump and pulverize their bad memories from this year on the fifth annual “Good Riddance Day.”READ MORE: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reports
A giant Cintas shredder plus a sledgehammer and dumpster were on hand to help you get out with the old and in with the new year.
Katie Selman of Tampa, Fla. — winner of Cintas’ Good Riddance Day contest — lead the way by shredding her husband’s military deployment papers. She is bidding good riddance to long deployments so her five children could see their father more often.READ MORE: Five Things We Know About The West Hempstead Stop & Shop Shooting
One man stepped up with two bags of papers and memories of a bad financial year.
“Mortgage, taxes…I just want it out of my life,” he told 1010 WINS’s Juliet Papa.
One woman shredded away memories of her cheating spouse.
“I feel so good, good things are happening to me,” she said.MORE NEWS: Jersey City Schools Staying All Remote Until September
What are you saying good riddance to? Let us know below…