One of the benefits of living in Old Town is the level of city services we enjoy, particularly public safety. Several times during the trick-or-treating hours, a police cruiser came by, siren off but lights on, leading a small procession of cars at about 15 mph. That is a very sensible defense against the possibility that a motorist lacking the sense that God gave a lemon should decide that would be a good time to drag-race.
Howard running back Najee Savage chose a Halloween costume that is sure to make him the envy of his neighborhood. After rushing for 147 yards and a touchdown in his team's 7-0 win at River Hill (7-2) Friday evening, Savage decided to just leave his uniform on when he went home to greet trick or treaters. "I'll probably hand out some candy to some kids," said Savage, who carried the ball 20 times for 123 yards in the second half. "I'm just going to be a football player, I'll just leave (the uniform) on."
Hundreds of students dressed in Halloween costumes holding bags full of candy, roamed the parking lot at Lansdowne Middle School Thursday night, participating in the school's first "Trunk-or-Treat" event the day before Halloween.
The annual Halloween parades at Festival at Bel Air Shopping Center, Beards Hill Shopping Center in Aberdeen and Riverside Shopping Center drew hundreds of children and adults dressed in their favorite costumes Saturday.
The student-run production of "Escape from Dracula's Castle" and "Little Women 2: Wraith of the Undead" at Century High is just one of many events happening on Oct. 31, Halloween, which conveniently falls on a Friday this year.
Police announced this week that they will be visibly patrolling the community to ensure safety of trick-or-treaters. According to a news release, officers will be alert for vandalism, theft, destruction of property and impair driving through speed enforcement tactics.
Dressed in a hospital patient's gown and riding in a wheelchair, injured Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta arrived at a Halloween party Monday night in a costume that winked and nodded at his career-threatening hip injury, even if the long-term prognosis of the injury is still unclear.
Why waste a great Halloween costume on just one night of fun? With these 20 exciting Halloween events including creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages, you're sure to have a goulish good time this Halloween season.
Rumored to be one of the most haunted towns in the United States, historic Ellicott City is the site for the 2014 HallowRead — a book festival and mini-convention for authors and fans of paranormal, urban fantasy, steam punk and horror — on Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26.