Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Happy Vintage Halloween!

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Happy Vintage Halloween!

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Halloween, a time of year when homeowners deck out their front yards in all the spooky trappings to scare and delight the children who would later come knocking. The practice may be going the way of the sheet ghost costumes with the rise of the trunk-or-treat, but the memories will always be there. The bygone days of door-to-door trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples and pennies in lieu of candy will live on after our last fun-size candy bar is eaten. Happy Halloween!

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For the third consecutive year Joe Basilicato and his wife, Janice, decorated their home at 296 Florida Avenue in Paterson for Halloween. Included in the photo are their children, Jeffrey, in the skeleton outfit, and Joe, holding the knife.

Ric Francis/NorthJersey.com

On Halloween in 1985, trick-or-treaters head towards the second floor of Riverside Square Mall in Hackensack to trick or treat from local stores. …

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