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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

Top Halloween Articles

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  • DayTrippers: Welcome to Pumpkintown

    DayTrippers: Welcome to Pumpkintown
    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...
  • Religion column: Take the time to reflect on your spiritual journey

    It was a hot summer day, one of the hottest days in August, as I recall. I was amazed when I saw it. On display at the front of the store were shelves of Halloween candy. "It's August!" I thought. "Who's thinking about Halloween?" I certainly wasn't....
  • Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep

    Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep
    Already in the CVSes of this world they have begun and completed their unholy work, stripping the shelves of their cheery weight of candy corn and filling them with green and red foil boxes of seasonal truffles. Yes, Halloween is over. But they were...
  • Meth found in child's Halloween candy in Northern California

    Meth found in child's Halloween candy in Northern California
    A Northern California father sorting through his 8-year-old daughter's Halloween candy on Monday found a small baggie containing methamphetamine, police said. Now, police from Hercules, a town with a population of 23,000 just 25 miles northeast of San...
  • Suspect arrested as Santa Ana mourns 3 girls killed in Halloween crash

    Suspect arrested as Santa Ana mourns 3 girls killed in Halloween crash
    The driver arrested in the deaths of three 13-year-old girls as they were trick-or-treating on Halloween night had been convicted of hit-and-run and drunk driving just two months earlier and was behind the wheel even though his license had been suspended,...
  • Suspect in Halloween hit-and-run deaths had violated probation 7 times

    Suspect in Halloween hit-and-run deaths had violated probation 7 times
    A 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run driving in the Halloween collision in Santa Ana that left three girls dead has a years-long criminal history and was driving on a suspended license, court records show. UPDATE: Suspect...
  • Donald Duck traffic trap sparks criticism

    Donald Duck traffic trap sparks criticism
    A crackdown on pedestrian safety in a New Jersey town is drawing criticism after police used a Donald Duck costume to ticket motorists for not yielding, WABC reports.  The costumed cop was part of a decoy program on Halloween to catch drivers who are...
  • Brownie troop provides 950 pounds of candy for military troops

    Brownie troop provides 950 pounds of candy for military troops
    The third-grade girls in Brownie Troop 41167 aren't just good with cookies. They're rather impressive when it comes to Halloween candy, too. The 22 girls at Horace Mann School in Oak Park decided to send their leftover Halloween candy to troops...
  • Christmas-themed haunted house faces resistance in Lombard

    Christmas-themed haunted house faces resistance in Lombard
    Blood-stained elves jumping out to scare visitors with their piercing screams might not be everyone's idea of the way to celebrate Christmas, but it is the way a community group in Lombard hopes to keep teens engaged leading up to the holiday. Lombard...
  • Sharon Randall: Alone on Halloween with little ghosts of memory

    What do you do when you get lonely? Is there some secret magic trick to make it go away? October is history, and if you're like me, you might be trying to remember which end of a turkey to stuff. But before moving on to other holidays, I want to talk...
  • Christmas Creep is ruining the holidays

    Christmas Creep is ruining the holidays
    Already in the CVSes of this world they have begun and completed their unholy work, stripping the shelves of their cheery weight of candy corn and filling them with green and red foil boxes of seasonal truffles. It's Christmas Creep. Christmas comes but...