WOODBURY - The stage is set and security is stepped up for the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

Tonight, in addition to undercover officers, counter-terror agents and bomb sniffing dogs will be on patrol.

Officials say manhole covers have been sealed and hazmat teams are on stand-by. Sharp-shooters will be stationed on some rooftops.

About one million people from all around the world are expected in the city to welcome 2011.

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