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State Correctional Facility for the Detention of Criminally Insane Youth – Heavily Restricted Trick-or-Treat Division

Halloween has been restricted in various communities for years now.

For sure, this was the case before current news Re: COVID-19.

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

Today, Moms and Dads wait until their trick or treat schedule is published in order to map out family plans for the event.


Halloween 2021

In the news:

Gallia County Ohio

Local authorities dictate a one hour window for trick-or-treat time 2021. For some reason, Halloween will be observed on Thursday Oct. 28, not October 31st.

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

Gallipolis — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Vinton — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Rio Grande — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

As previously reported, Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the county had also set trick-or-treat for Oct. 28 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.


Halloween moved to Thursday:

Mom or Dad might have to jump through their ass to commute home from work on Thursday to get the kids ready for trick or treating and get started at 5:30. The rest of the community might also be rushing during the rush hour in order to get home in time to welcome the little ones to their door. Deal with it families.

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. They were self-reliant people who would have had no use for the dumbed-down messages of our modern culture.

A message to teach you and your family how to put candy into a bowl so you can pass it out to trick or treaters:


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

Halloween Safety Tips 2021


Maybe you are out for a couple nights camping. This guy who escaped from the state mental institution is out there too. He is watching you, but you don’t know it.

For tent campers, there’s just a thin layer of nylon between us and the outside world.

Scary is OK for Halloween-


Last year:

When did American families start waiting to be told when trick or treating would begin & end?


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Hand raised to ask how a country that can’t stop bragging about freedom, thanking The Troops for freedoms, staging July 4th events celebrating freedom and fighting undeclared/unwon wars for freedom is not OK with Moms and Dads running the show on October 31st.