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Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz (Credit: Faye Murman)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz of Scarsdale, right, look on as fireworks follow the 2013 New Year's Eve ball drop in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

New Year's Eve festivities in the Hudson Valley

Throughout Westchester County, Rockland County and the Hudson Valley, kids and adults alike gathered to ring in 2013.

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz of Scarsdale, right, look on as fireworks follow the 2013 New Year's Eve ball drop in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo of White Plains celebrate
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo of White Plains celebrate New Year's Eve in downtown White Plains. They wrote messages to the school shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., on their hats. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Revelers ring in the new year in White
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers ring in the new year in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

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Revelers visit downtown White Plains to celebrate New
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers visit downtown White Plains to celebrate New Year's Eve. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz of Scarsdale, right, look on as fireworks follow the 2013 New Year's ball drop in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz of Scarsdale, right, look on as fireworks follow the 2013 New Year's ball drop in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Nicole Garcia of Yonkers, left, and Leeann Levovitz of Scarsdale, right, look on as fireworks follow the 2013 New Year's ball drop in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

Revelers ring in the new year in White
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers ring in the new year in White Plains. (Jan. 1, 2013)

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Linda Devine celebrates her 50th birthday on New
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Linda Devine celebrates her 50th birthday on New Year's Eve at the new year celebration at White Plains. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Kayleigh Neu, of Olivebridge, brings in the new
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Kayleigh Neu, of Olivebridge, brings in the new year by hoola-hooping on Wall St. in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

People celebrate New Years on Wall St in
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

People celebrate New Years on Wall St in Kingston. (Jan 1, 2013)

People celebrate New Years on Wall St in
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

People celebrate New Years on Wall St in Kingston. (Jan 1, 2013)

People hug and cheer as the clock strikes
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

People hug and cheer as the clock strikes midnight on Wall St. in Kingston. (Jan. 1, 2013)

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People cheer as the ball drops at the
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

People cheer as the ball drops at the corner of Wall and North Front Streets in Kingston. (Jan. 1, 2013)

A man wears a festive hat at the
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

A man wears a festive hat at the New Years celebration on Wall St. in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Erin Hein, of Hyde Park and Andrea Martin,
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Erin Hein, of Hyde Park and Andrea Martin, of Woodstock, enjoy New Years Eve in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Kate Franklin, of Kingston, enjoys New Years Eve
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Kate Franklin, of Kingston, enjoys New Years Eve dressed for the 1913 theme at BSP Lounge in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012

A burlesque dancer performs at BSP Lounge on
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

A burlesque dancer performs at BSP Lounge on New Years Eve in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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Jason Frank Anthony Cavallo, of Woodstock, and B.B.
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Jason Frank Anthony Cavallo, of Woodstock, and B.B. Lovely, a burlesque dancer from Kingston pause outside BSP Lounge on New Years Eve in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012

Amanda Newman, of Rosendale, Kris Bernard, of Saugerties,
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Amanda Newman, of Rosendale, Kris Bernard, of Saugerties, and Ashely Enright, of High Falls enjoy New Years Eve in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012

Larry Grenadier and Rebecca Martin perform at Duo
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Larry Grenadier and Rebecca Martin perform at Duo in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012

A group pauses for a photo on Wall
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

A group pauses for a photo on Wall St in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to
(Credit: Faye Murman)

New Year's revelers gather in White Plains to ring in 2013. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Amy Opuendo of White Plains celebrates New Year's
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Amy Opuendo of White Plains celebrates New Year's Eve in downtown White Plains. Her hat reads "R.I.P. Sandy Hook children" in honor of the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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From left, revelers Alanna MacDonald, Rick Ulf, Sean
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

From left, revelers Alanna MacDonald, Rick Ulf, Sean Cynamon and Samantha Edwards, all of Kingston, pause outside of Stockade Tavern in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

A bartender at Stockade Tavern in Kingston, dressed
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

A bartender at Stockade Tavern in Kingston, dressed in period clothing fit for a 1913 New Year's Eve party, prepares a drink. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Caprice Rouge, a klezmer band, performs at Stockade
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Caprice Rouge, a klezmer band, performs at Stockade Tavern in uptown Kingston. The bar is taking part in a 1913-themed New Year's Eve party across the neighborhood. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Revelers enter BSP Lounge in uptown Kingston for
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Revelers enter BSP Lounge in uptown Kingston for is a 1913-themed New Year's Eve party. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Diners enjoy their last dinner of 2012 at
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Diners enjoy their last dinner of 2012 at Boitson's in uptown Kingston, where the menu is featuring specialty dishes along the theme of 1913. The restaurant is taking part in a New Year's Eve event across four establishments in the neighborhood. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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A woman enjoys a New Year's Eve event
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

A woman enjoys a New Year's Eve event at BSP Lounge in uptown Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Denisha Goodman and Gerald Celente, of Kingston, enjoy
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Denisha Goodman and Gerald Celente, of Kingston, enjoy a New Year's Eve "1913" party at BSP Lounge on Wall Street in Kingston. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Liam Powell and Deana Camerlingo, of Hunter Mountain;
(Credit: Caylena Cahill)

Liam Powell and Deana Camerlingo, of Hunter Mountain; Shalyn Powell, of Pittsburgh; and John Carnegie, of New Paltz, stop for a photo at BSP Lounge in uptown Kingston. The four are attending a New Year's Eve event with a 1913 theme. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo, of White Plains, celebrate
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo, of White Plains, celebrate New Year's Eve in downtown White Plains. They wrote messages to the shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., on their hats as well as holiday messages on their pants. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo, of White Plains, celebrate
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Amy and Edwin Opuendo, of White Plains, celebrate New Year's Eve festivities in downtown White Plains. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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Revelers head to downtown White Plains to celebrate
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers head to downtown White Plains to celebrate New Year's Eve. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Revelers head to downtown White Plains for New
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers head to downtown White Plains for New Year's Eve festivities. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Revelers head to downtown White Plains for New
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Revelers head to downtown White Plains for New Year's Eve festivities. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Tidarut Hansub-Udom, 27, of White Plains, takes a
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Tidarut Hansub-Udom, 27, of White Plains, takes a photo of herself in front of the 2013 banner in downtown White Plains as part of New Year's Eve festivities. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Aidan Irigoyen, 6, of Forest Hills, said he
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Aidan Irigoyen, 6, of Forest Hills, said he was hoping for a new tooth to replace the one he lost in 2012. He is pictured at the new year's celebration at New Roc City in New Rochelle. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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More than a thousand people came to celebrate
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

More than a thousand people came to celebrate a noon balloon drop at the New Rochelle new year's celebration at New Roc City. (Dec. 31, 2012)

Clowns Jonathan Mpamugo, 18, and Gillian Getlan, 16,
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Clowns Jonathan Mpamugo, 18, and Gillian Getlan, 16, greet children at the New Rochelle new year's celebration at New Roc City. (Dec. 31, 2012)

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