With New Year's Eve on Friday, if you plan to do any celebrating to usher in 2011, you may want to take advantage of the 27th annual Albany County Safe Ride Program, courtesy of the law firm Martin, Harding and Mazzotti.

The safe rides will operate from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. on New Years eve. The Safe Ride number will be 720-8100. Of course the other way to get a safe ride is to get a D.D. (designated driver).

Have a great time, but please be safe on New Year's Eve and party responsibly.