Bill de Blasio will ring in the New Year in his Park Slope home by being officially sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City.
As is tradition, the swearing in will take place during an intimate ceremony just after midnight on Jan. 1. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will officiate, de Blasio announced Monday night.
The private event will be attended by the incoming mayor’s wife Chirlane McCray, daughter Chiara and son Dante.
“We are excited to share this important moment with the people of New York,” said de Blasio. “From live-streaming the midnight swearing-in to reserving tickets for the general public to the ceremony at City Hall, Inauguration 2014 will be open and accessible to people from across the five boroughs.”
De Blasio will be sworn in later that day in a public ceremony at City Hall by former President Bill Clinton.
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