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Trick or Treating and Halloween Safety

Trick-or-Treating in the Village will be on Monday, October 31, 2011. While there are no mandated hours, the Police Department recommends activity cease when daylight hours end.


  • Kids should trick-or-treat with parents or in groups-never alone.
  • Wear light colored or reflective clothing.  Masks should not obstruct vision.
  • Carry a flashlight after dark.
  • Stay on sidewalks and never walk in the street.
  • Cross streets carefully and always at corners-no jaywalking.
  • Limit trick-or-treating to your immediate neighborhood.
  • Trick-or-treat only at homes where outside lights are on.
  • Only accept treats that are wrapped and securely sealed.
  • Parents, check your child's treats before eating. 
  • Vandalism is a crime.  Halloween is not an excuse to damage or destroy someone else's property.