New Jersey town to drop giant fiberglass M&M to ring in the New Year

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Friday, December 29, 2023
NJ town to drop illuminated M&M for first time
The town of Hackettstown will drop an illuminated M&M to ring in the new year.

HACKETTSTOWN, New Jersey (WABC) -- All eyes will be on Times Square this weekend to watch the ball drop, but one town in New Jersey is starting a New Year's Eve tradition - and a much tastier one at that.

Hackettstown will drop a giant fiberglass M&M to ring in the New Year.

A facility in Hackettstown has been making M&Ms since 1958.

The town says this is the first year of what will become an annual tradition.

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Anthony Carlo has more from Times Square.


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