Speak Out: Postponing Halloween

Some area towns and cities postponed trick-or-treating Halloween night due to a potentially rainy forecast. We asked our Facebook followers how they felt about this. • It’s ridiculous. If you don’t like the weather, get an umbrella or stay home. However, it’s just windy and gloomy. No rain in the forecast now. Halloween is October […]

Halloween events and trick-or-treat times

The following Halloween events will be held today: TODAY • TRUNKS FOR TREATS: 6 to 8 p.m., Conley’s United Methodist Church, 33106 Jolyn’s Way, Lewes, DE 19958 (near Rt. 24 and Camp Arrowhead Road). For more information call 645-1881. • TRUNKS FOR TREATS: 6 to 8 p.m., sponsored by Greenwood United Methodist Church, located at […]

Commentary: Halloween costumes: Free expression versus personal offense

Everything is offensive now — even Halloween. In Sandy Springs, Ga., a fellow’s humorous display featured a pumpkin man mooning the street. “His pants are halfway down, showing his backside which is made up of pumpkins,” reports CBS12.com. Neighbors complained to their homeowner’s association that the display was offensive, so the fellow altered it. Which […]

Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve to show off local creations

HARRINGTON — The best dressed pumpkins, and their admirers, are about to take over the Delaware State Fairgrounds for another year this weekend. The second annual Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival, a partnership between Biggs Museum of American Art and the Delaware State Fair, will have the Quillen Arena filled with fall festivities today from […]

‘Autumn Spooktacular’: Milford Community Parade steps off Wednesday

MILFORD — The Milford Community Parade is easily the largest parade to find its way through Milford each year. This year’s “Autumn Spooktacular” event will take place Wednesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Hundreds of parade participants are expected to march down Walnut Street as thousands gather to watch and cheer them along. “We expect to […]

Trick or Treat at Woodburn

DOVER — Delaware Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney welcomed trick-or-treaters to Woodburn, the Governor’s Residence in Dover on Halloween. Gov. Carney was dressed as a chef as he handed out treats to visiting children. Woodburn is one of Delaware’s most historic homes and an outstanding example of late-18th-century Georgian architecture. The house was built […]

Dover Police Trick-or-Treat festival set for Oct. 27

DOVER — Dover Police Department will hold its second annual Trick-or-Treat festival on Friday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Legislative Mall. The event is sponsored in conjunction with the Downtown Dover Partnership and City of Dover. Organizers said streets surrounding Legislative Mall will be filled with police cars, fire trucks, emergency equipment, […]