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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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  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
    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...
  • Wedded: Ashley Citrano and Chris Shanklin

    Wedded: Ashley Citrano and Chris Shanklin
    Date: Oct. 18 Her story: Ashley Citrano, 28, grew up in Nottingham. She is an animal care technician at Defenders of Animal Rights Inc. in Phoenix, Baltimore County. Her parents, Vera and Michael Citrano, live in Nottingham. His story: Chris Shanklin,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando named best city for Halloween parties and activities

    Orlando named best city for Halloween parties and activities
    Halloween is upon us, but is Orlando the best place to celebrate the holiday? According to personal finance website WalletHub.com, the City Beautiful is the best in the nation when it comes to "parties and activities" for Halloween. A recent study...
  • What to do with leftover Halloween candy...other than eat it

    What to do with leftover Halloween candy...other than eat it
    Halloween 2014 is in the books, and if you didn't get as many trick-or-treaters as expected or if your kids racked up on their quest for sweets, you might be waking up this morning with more candy than you know what to do with.  You could of course...
  • Former Orlando TV reporters channel Snoop Dogg for parody video

    Former Orlando TV reporters channel Snoop Dogg for parody video
    The family that brought you the viral hits "Christmas Jammies" and "Baby Got Class" are at it again just in time for Halloween.  Former WOFL Fox 35 sports anchor Penn Holderness and his wife, Kim Dean, a former television news reporter in West Palm...