Cancel Trick or Treating? Postponing it until November 4 or to November 7 in West Orange? What a bummer.
Despite the decision to move Halloween to Friday, some families will not be stopped from getting their trick or treating on. They’re getting their costumes on, going out for candy and breaking the law damnit!
Angry families are tweeting, making videos and posting their sadness, anger and disbelief on Facebook and starting a new movement–should we call it Occupy Trick or Treat?:
“My kids are dressed up with no place to go. ” ~ Montclair mom
“The year without Halloween? Is that like the year without Christmas?” ~ Montclair mom
“Just got the e-mail from the town that they postponed trick-or-treating until Friday. Lord….this will NOT go over well.” ~ Glen Ridge mom
This kid is really mad!:
Several Montclair families are planning on Occupying Montclair Center. This flier is being circulated:
And families on this block in Montclair have started their festivities:
Not everyone has to wait for Halloween fun. Lucky kids at Ridgewood Avenue School in Glen Ridge, which was one of the few schools to open today, just had their Halloween parade. A Halloween parade on actual Halloween and trick or treating on Friday! Lucky kids…
What are you doing? Joining the angry trick or treaters and going out despite warnings of dangerous conditions or following the rules?
(Sign video: Corner of Midland Ave and Carteret in Glen Ridge)
(Tweet by Brian Sargent)
(Video of Jackson Bernstein)