31 December 2020 06:32

New Year’s Day on Jan. 1, 2021 is the first state holiday of the year.

Jurgen Klopp not ‘overly frustrated’ after Liverpool fail to win at Newcastle

New Year's Eve 2020 is on Thursday, Dec. 31. It's an evening typically filled with social gatherings (six feet apart, of course), fireworks and watching the ball drop to celebrate the new year. The earliest recorded New Year's Eve festivities date back to 4,000 years ago, to ancient Babylon. Here is everything you need to know about what's open and what's closed on New Year's Eve 2020. New Year's Eve is not a federal holiday.

It's also not one of the 12 observed state holidays in New Jersey, though many workers may opt to take the day off and some services could be limited. New Year's Day on Jan. 1, 2021 is the first state holiday of the year. Several TV networks will air specials on New Year's Eve. Here's a list of the major shows set to air. Is the post office open on New Year's Eve 2020? Is the mail delivered on New Year's Eve 2020?

There will be mail delivered on New Year's Eve, as well as FedEx, although some services will be modified. Are banks open on New Year's Eve 2020? Yes. The following banks are scheduled to be open for New Year's Eve, according to a report by GoBankingRates.com: Are the stock markets open on New Year's Eve 2020? Yes. Stock markets will be open on New Year's Eve. Nasdaq trading will also be open, while bond markets will close at 2 p.m. What stores are open on New Year's Eve 2020? Many stores will be open with reduced hours on New Year's Eve 2020.

What are the best sales during New Year's Eve 2020? Will grocery stores be open on New Year's Eve 2020? Are restaurants open on New Year's Eve 2020? Many local and chain restaurants should be open on New Year's Eve if you want to grab some takeout to ring in 2021. Most McDonald's locations will be open on New Year's Eve, according to HolidayShoppingHours.com.

New Jersey Monthly also compiled a handful of restaurants offering special menus on New Year's Eve. Are malls open on New Year's Eve 2020? All malls in New Jersey will be open, along with most major shopping centers throughout the state. Here are hours for malls and shopping centers around New Jersey: Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on New Year's Eve 2020? Motor Vehicle Commission locations are open on New Year's Eve. However, be sure to check your local MVC, as many of the state's 39 MVC agencies are currently closed due to the coronavirus. Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts will be open.

The next federal holiday is New Year's Day on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. For more information about the history of New Year's Eve, check out the video below: Cut through the noise with the top Manchester Evening News stories sent direct to your inbox Click here Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email A Greater Manchester Police chief has urged people to stay at home in Tier 4 tomorrow night instead of celebrating New Year's Eve as they normally would. He said: "I would like to thank the community of Greater Manchester for the personal sacrifices that the majority of people have made so far over this festive period. "I understand that this is disappointing to hear as we head in to the New Year, however these restrictions have been put in place to better protect our community and help keep us safe as we head into 2021." Mr Bailey said he appreciated that "New Year is traditionally a time to celebrate with friends and family, however I would like to remind people of the importance of complying with the rules and ask that you see in the New Year safely and only celebrate at home with your own household or support bubble." "Finally I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and thank you all for your co-operation. "I know this has not been the easiest of years, however your continued support throughout this pandemic has been essential in helping to protect the people of Greater Manchester." Jurgen Klopp claims being top of the Premier League is the furthest thing from his mind following Liverpool's goalless draw at Newcastle. Despite dropping four points in the past three days the Reds remain top of the pile going into the New Year. (Image: Peter Powell/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) The Magpies had the best early chance after Callum Wilson beat Nat Phillips for pace in behind the defence, but Fabinho recovered to make a block inside the six-yard box - before Mohamed Salah was denied by a good Karl Darlow save when through one-on-one. Roberto Firmino went close to opening the scoring with a header in the last minute of the half, also stopped by Darlow, before the Brazilian freed Salah just after the hour mark - and he steered a shot wide when it seemed likely the net would bulge. Liverpool continued to miss the few chances they created and Ciaran Clark had a header saved by Alisson with 10 minutes to play, while Darlow again frustrated Firmino in the final minute to preserve the point. Read our full mailing list consent terms here Independent Football Newsletter Get the latest football headlines direct to your inbox twice a week The Independent would like to keep you informed about offers, events and updates by email, please tick the box if you would like to be contacted As 2020 comes to an end in the Premier League with this final game of the year, the hope and short-lived restart of getting football fans back inside stadiums still seems a long way off. He has played every game this season, but Karl Darlow has a big battle on his hands to remain Newcastle's first-choice goalkeeper. Liverpool go into the new year top of the table, but nowhere near as many points clear as they would have hoped for. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insisted he was not "overly frustrated" after seeing his Premier League champions held to a goalless draw at Newcastle. The Magpies had goalkeeper Karl Darlow to thank for their point as two slipped from the Reds' grasp on a night when they created chances, but could not take any of them. We just didn't use the chances, and that's why I am OK with the game." Couldn't quite get it over the line tonight, but finishing the year top of the league and a lot of games to come, after a better performance #YNWA pic.twitter.com/fIQ6I0xWTE — James Milner (@JamesMilner) December 30, 2020 Liverpool would have gone five points clear of second-placed Manchester United with victory on Tyneside, but headed back to Merseyside knowing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will be level if they beat Aston Villa on New Year's Day.