July 4th – Independence Day

The government can’t tell us what to do! We Celebrate Revolution!

 

Columbus Day

We honor those who set sail to discover the new world.

We’re all about risk taking and a spirit of adventure that later brought us the first airplane flight and the first man on the moon in 1969.

 

Halloween

Stay in your homes and wait for further instructions.

 

In the news:

Gallipolis, Ohio

Still six weeks out and local authorities dictate a one hour window for trick-or-treat time 2019. For some reason, Halloween will be observed exactly one week in advance of October 31st.

Your family will start at 5:30 and be done for the year at 6:30 p.m.

“The Gallipolis Police Department recently announced times for Trick-or-Treat set for the Gallipolis.”

“The annual event will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24. All drivers are reminded to be cautious and drive slowly throughout the community.”

Much of the article above includes detailed safety tips such as dressing the kids up in reflective gear so they look like a county road maintenance crew. It’s clear that most of the WWII generation is gone now.

Fore more about safety, please visit our safety tips page:

Halloween Safety Tips 2019

 

Rochester, Wisconsin

Sunday, Oct. 27
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

New Middletown, Ohio

Trick or Treat: Oct. 31, from 6-7 p.m.

 

Reedsville, Ohio

Trick or Treat: Thursday October 24, 6 – 7 p.m.

 

Bayside, Wisconsin

Halloween 2019: Milwaukee area trick-or-treat times

Bayside: Sunday, Oct. 27, 1-4 p.m.

 

Washington County, Wisconsin

Halloween trick-or-treat for communities across Washington County

 

New Boston, Ohio

New Boston sets Trick or Treat night

“Loper then the read the final Resolution No.10-2019 a resolution establishing October 31 as Trick or Treat in the Village of New Boston, with the times being the same as last year – motion made by Ottney and seconded by Mills and then passed by council. The meeting was adjourned.”

 

Amesbury, Massachusetts

“Several years ago, Police Chief Cronin decided to keep Trick or Treat on Oct. 31 each year; in Amesbury children should plan to be canvassing neighborhoods between 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 31. Times may vary slightly in neighboring communities and some towns observe trick or treat on another day, so check with your local police department or watch The Daily News in the upcoming weeks.”

When I was a child in the 1970s, local authorities and elected officials played no role in telling families when trick or treating would begin or end.

Related:

Killing Halloween – 2018

Local Authorities Work to Crush Halloween

 

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