Thursday, November 8, 2012
High school parking lot to be open for Halloween festivities, but officials encourage kids not to go door-to-door.
The Borough of Kinnelon has decided to host a "trunk-or-treat" event in the high school parking lot Saturday instead of having kids go door-to-door collecting treats. "Trunk-or-treat is a Halloween event where people gather and park their cars in a large parking lot. They open their trunks, or the backs of their vehicles, and decorate them. They then pass out candy from their trunks. The event provides a safe family environment for trick-or-treaters," according to a press release sent by the borough. Mayor Bob Collins said the Halloween festivities were once again changed because of safety concerns. Trick-or-treating was originally postponed in the borough because of many wires, trees and poles remaining in roadways after Tropical Storm …
Monday, November 5, 2012
One Kinnelon neighborhood decided to have their own Halloween.
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Borough of Kinnelon's postponement of Halloween due to damage from Tropical Storm Sandy did not stop the kids of one borough neighborhood from getting in costume early on Sunday. Kids and parents in the neighborhood of Lincoln, McKinley and Harrison Avenues went trunk-or-treating, where kids dress up and visit the trunks of parked cars filled with candly. "The families had a wonderful time celebrating Halloween," Olga Stack, one of the neighborhood's residents said. Kinnelon will be having boroughwide trick-or-treating on Nov. 10.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Butler Public Schools will also close Wednesday.
The Borough of Butler has canceled trick-or-treating for Halloween on Wednesday. "Due to the large number of power outages and downed electric wires Halloween in the Borough of Butler has been cancelled," Butler police Capt. Ciro Chimento said. "This emergency has also caused all Butler schools to be closed until further notification." Chimento said several roads were closed in Butler, including Valley Road, Myrtle Avenue, the top of Kiel Avenue (above Western Avenue), Kakeout Road near Hiller Court and Cascade Way. Power outages were prevalent as well, as the main Butler Electric feeder line failed. Important Contact Information KINNELON POLICE DEPARTMENT: 973-838-5400 BUTLER POLICE DEPARTMENT: 973-838-4100 BLOOMINGDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Halloween is coming and it reminds me of pumpkins, haunted houses and pennies. That's right, pennies...as in one cent. When I was of Trick-or-Treating age, I used to dress up in my costume on Halloween, get together at a friend's house and we would make our rounds in Fayson Lakes. By the time we were old enough to really enjoy the candy, we knew which houses to go to for the good stuff (one house always gave warm candy apples) and which houses we'd almost be better off avoiding. We avoided these houses because we knew we'd get a lousy "treat" there. I distinctly remember getting packets of laundry detergent, highlighters and even a handful of pennies at some. For today's Question of the Day, we want to know: What's the most unusual …