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November 4th, 2012
MT. JEWETT â The Mt. Jewett Rotary Club presented prizes Saturday at its annual Halloween Costume Contest at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall.
The contest followed the traditional Halloween parade on Main Street (Route 6) from the Hamlin Bank parking lot to the exit driveway for the fire hall.
Silas Plants (left) and Lexie Haight (right), both kindergarten students at the Kane Elementary School, remind area residents to turn their clocks back one hour when they go to bed tonight. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.
Dressed in Western outfits that included cowboy hats, more than 50 participated Friday in the Church Women United program.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, everyone will have an opportunity to see renowned local artist and woodturner, Jack Northrop, at Friends' Memorial Public Library at 7 p.m.Â Mr. Northrop will demonstrate his talent turning several small bowls and possibly, a pen, in the Al Forman Meeting Room downstairs in the library.
The streets were filled with ghost, vampires, flower pots, lions and much more on Wednesday night as the children of Kane celebrated Halloween by Trick-or-Treating.
The 4-year-old class at Kane Community Preschool celebrated Halloween in style. All the children dressed in costume, had a Halloween scavenger hunt and played lots of spooky Halloween games.
âHurricane Sandyâ brought high winds and heavy rain to the Kane area Monday night.
For most, however, uprooted trees and power outages appeared to be the only damage and inconvenience caused by the Halloween-time hurricane nicknamed âFrankenstorm.â
Kane area residents are heeding the advice of weather experts and are stocking up on necessities as the wrath of âHurricane Sandyâ bears down on the region.
MT. JEWETT â Due to high winds and heavy rain linked with "Hurricane Sandy," the Halloween schedule has been changed in Mt. Jewett and Hamlin Township.
The Halloween parade in Mt. Jewett now will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday.Â
The Mt. Jewett Rotary Club sponsors the parade on Main Street from the Hamlin Bank parking lot to the driveway for the fire hall.
The Rotary Club will hold its costume-judging party in the fire hall immediately after the parade.
"Trick or Treat" hours in Mt. Jewett will be 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The scarecrow contest began Monday Oct. 22 and will run until Halloween evening on Wednesday Oct. 31. People are invited to vote for each scarecrow at that business or for any businessâ scarecrow at Kane Area Development Center. The scarecrow with the most monetary votes on Halloween evening will be declared the winner. All voting funds will be donated to a local charity of the winnerâs choice.