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COVID Surge Leads to Last-Minute New Years’ Eve Plans in Philadelphia

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Jonathan Wilson
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WHYY
In this file photo, fireworks are launched from a barge in the Delaware River as seen from Penn's Landing.

The surge of new COVID cases in the past two weeks has caused some last-minute changes to Philadelphia’s New Years' Eve plans. WHYY's Peter Crimmins reports.

(Original air-date: 12/31/21)

WHYY’s arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins first became interested in radio in the fourth grade, when he smuggled a contraband crystal-diode radio into the Boy Scout summer camp. Subsequent radio projects were more successful.