Delaware towns vow to preserve Halloween

    At the height of superstorm Sandy, many kids probably worried Halloween might be canceled. But Delaware cities say trick-or-treating is still on this year.

    The News Journal reports that Wilmington, Dover, Delaware City, New Castle City and Newark are all going ahead with Halloween plans on Wednesday night.

    Even storm-ravaged Rehoboth Beach says Halloween is still on. Town manager Gregory Ferrese says “you can’t make kinds cry” this year. So the town will welcome trick-or-treaters as usual.

    State police officials say they will be handing out candy at their homes as well.

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    Wilmington and Middletown will have curfews, though. In Middletown, it’s 9 p.m. for kids in Halloween costumes and 10 p.m. for all children. In Wilmington, the curfew is 9 p.m. for children 12 and younger.

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