PAGE 12 - THE GAZETTE December 2009
It was Spooky and Scary
Woodland Park was in- vaded by ghosts, goblins and assorted scary characters on the evening of October 20, 2009. About 600 participated. Halloween in the Park began at 6:00 p.m. and concluded at 9:30 p.m.
Every 15 minutes, two hayride trailers took turns collecting riders for the very scary ride to be frightened by a variety of terrifying citizens of the night.
After the horrific expe- rience, they escaped at the Roosevelt Avenue end of the pavilion — where they were treated to refreshments.
The pavilion fireplace was warm and glowing, with a mu- seum of famous horror movie props displayed.
Heights resident, Al DeAn- gelo, of “Night-Mares Haunt- ed Attractions” in Montvale (www.Night-Mares.com), and Rob Brady “set-up” and oper- ated fright stations.
The Recreation Depart- ment sponsored the event and supplied refreshments.
The first few rides were less scary, so it was recom- mended that younger children sign up for the earlier time slots. ###
Painting the Boulevard
Area residents could stroll The Boulevard during late October where local busi- nesses, in conjunction with the three grammar school PTAs, sponsored the 16th Annual Halloween Window Painting Contest.
Over 275 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students painted a Hal- loween theme illustration on a space provided by Boulevard businesses on Tuesday, October 20, 2009.
Graphics were judged upon originality and artistic expres- sion. Winners from each grade received 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
Ribbons. All participants re- ceived ribbons.
Parents commented, “On behalf of Corpus Christi, Eu- clid and Lincoln Schools, we would like to thank all of the merchants who participated in our Annual Halloween Win- dow Painting Contest.
This tradition is one that the children look forward to. It is wonderful to watch them as they create their masterpieces while bringing color and life to our Boulevard.
Thank you, once again, for making our children happy!” ###