| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:10 AM
A new Halloween tradition is gaining in popularity...one that is all-inclusive, easy and fun.
The Teal Pumpkin Project.
Just paint a pumpkin teal, then put it on your front stoop. This signals trick-or-treaters that you will provide a nut-free, non-...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Pumpkin carving, face painting and lots of goodies are on tap for the Third Annual "Trick-or-Treat Miracle League Style" coming-up on October 25th at 3pm.
This amazing Halloween event, held at the Miracle League field on the corner of Trout Brook and...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Two years ago, I wrote this piece about supporting kids with food allergies on Halloween, a time when food and candy are thrown at them from every direction during classroom parties and trick or treating. It is filled with good suggestions from Dr....
| Oct 18, 2013
There is a new Halloween attraction in Bethany that is not for the faint of heart: The Amity Road Horror!
"Just think of the name," laughs founder Eric Soltis, referencing "The Amityville Horror" films. "Right when I found the property, that name...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:31 AM
The Miracle League of Connecticut is hosting it's second annual "Trick or Treat Celebration", in a safe environment, for kids with special needs and their siblings. This Halloween event takes place Saturday, October 26th at 3pm on the rubberized...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:25 PM
'Tis the season of ghouls, goblins and graveyards, so you might be interested in knowing there's nothing in Connecticut law that forbids you burying someone in your own backyard.
That's not to say just anyone can go digging a grave under their kitchen...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:09 AM
I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween!
Do we eat it? Do we toss it? Do we donate it?
Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents.
1. Let the kids eat as...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The leaves were changing color as autumn was breezing through the northeast. Children and parents were readying for Halloween. These plans, however, were changed by the October nor’easter on October 29, 2011, when this monumental storm took many...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:25 AM
Welcome to Pumpkintown where pumpkin athletes, pumpkin criminals and pumpkin brides all live in pumpkin harmony!
Since 1993, Pumpkintown has been a fall tradition at "Paul and Sandy's Too Garden Center" in East Hampton. Families walk throught the...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:21 AM
Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...