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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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • SeaWorld, Legoland get Halloween going

    SeaWorld, Legoland get Halloween going
    SeaWorld Orlando and Legoland Florida are old-school when it comes to Halloween. They wait until October to get started and kids are at the forefront of the events. Here's a look at what to expect at these theme parks this month. •Seaworld's...
  • Dad builds elaborate costumes for son in wheelchair

    Dad builds elaborate costumes for son in wheelchair
    One Colorado father is unintentionally making his bid of "Father of the Year" by designing custom Halloween costumes every year for his wheelchair bound son.  Jake Schell, 6, suffered a brain bleed days after his birth in Denver and now lives with...
  • Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween

    Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween
    Anyone planning to take their children trick-or-treating for Halloween should consider checking the Florida sex offender registry so they know which houses to avoid. All sex offenders in Florida are required to register their home addresses and that...
  • 'Click Clack Boo!,' Mr. Richard bring Halloween to Orlando Rep

     'Click Clack Boo!,' Mr. Richard bring Halloween to Orlando Rep
    In "Click, Clack, Boo! A Tricky Treat," animal pals show Farmer Brown that sometimes a little scare can be big fun. The musical, which will be staged at Orlando Repertory Theatre, is based on the book by Doreen Cronin and Betsey Lewin. The familiar...