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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Funeral services today for three teens killed in Halloween hit-and-run

    Funeral services today for three teens killed in Halloween hit-and-run
    Funerals for three 13-year-old girls who were killed by a hit-and-run driver while trick-or-treating on Halloween night are scheduled for early Saturday. Hundreds gathered for an 8:30 a.m. service for twin sisters Lexi and Lexandra Perez at Our Lady...
  • Halloween candy investigation continues

    Halloween candy investigation continues
    Towamencin Township police haven't received any other reports of Halloween candy tampering since a 13-year-old boy found a razor blade inside the wrapper of a piece of candy he received during trick-or-treat. But the Montgomery County department is...
  • Trick-or-treaters return wedding ring found in Halloween candy

    Trick-or-treaters return wedding ring found in Halloween candy
    Halloween spirits may have been at play last week when an unusual set of circumstances and the act of some good Samaritans brought a lost wedding ring back to its owner. After a night of trick-or-treating last Friday, some Naperville children dumped...
  • Florida man accused of opening door naked on Halloween

    Florida man accused of opening door naked on Halloween
    A Vero Beach man accused of opening the door naked to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night is contesting the charge, VeroNews.com reports.  Frank Rosado, Jr., 42, told VeroNews.com he was not naked when opening the door, but rather wearing a pair of...
  • Laurel police cruisers were welcome sight on Halloween [Letter]

    Although it seemed to start slowly (we had only 77 trick-or-treaters in the first hour), it turned out to be another banner year for Halloween on old Montgomery Street. We had 253 visitors by the time we ran out of ammunition and had to close down....
  • Why are fairy tales so white?

    Why are fairy tales so white?
    For months, night after night, my husband has read the Harry Potter series to our 6-year-old son. After finishing each book, they watch the corresponding movie, and they're now on the fourth book, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." Suffice it to say,...
  • How to keep pets out of harm's way on Halloween

    How to keep pets out of harm's way on Halloween
    Q:Our family loves Halloween. Any tips for keeping our dog and cat safe during the holiday commotion? A: Americans spend something like $7 billion on Halloween costumes, candy and decorations annually — including more than $300 million on pet...
  • Burb's Eye View: The pumpkin glut can only mean one thing

    Burb's Eye View: The pumpkin glut can only mean one thing
    My local Trader Joe’s has once again transformed into a purveyor of all things pumpkin. It’s as if the Pumpkin Innards Fairy launched itself from its pumpkin patch, gathering the masses of discarded jack-o’-lantern glop to insert them...
  • Retailers get ready for a brighter holiday season

    Retailers get ready for a brighter holiday season
    Consumers may be thinking more about buying candy for Halloween than gifts for the holidays right now, but food-themed tree ornaments already sprout from a display at Sur La Table in Towson Town Center. The glass ornaments — chocolate-covered...