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Village of Wappingers Falls aims for festive afternoon on Sunday

Tony Scott of Wappingers Falls will be bringing his 1,515-pound pumpkin to the Village of Wappingers Falls Halloween celebration on Sunday.

By Anna Barton

It will be a bustling afternoon in the Village of Wappingers Falls on Sunday as its residents celebrate Halloween.

The celebration will begin at noon when the parade kicks off from Mill Street. The parade will host floats and performers, but anyone with a costume can jump in the march.

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Scary happenings abound for season

1) Jim Yerks and Krystle Skinner are pictured in a scene at Grim’s Mortuary at Grieg Farm in Red Hook. It also includes trails through a cemetery and a maze of rooms in the mortuary. Photo by Curtis Schmidt

2) Volunteer students from Millbrook and Stissing Mountain High Schools are playing key roles in the preparation and enactment at the Haunted Fortress in Stanfordville. From left are Valerie Cottrell, Angelina Mannino and Elliot Wilser. Photo by Curtis Schmidt

by Curtis Schmidt

What is your favorite type of Halloween scare?
Is it the mild and a little creepy type? How about historical characters coming to life? Or do you prefer the full-bore “OMG surprise of skeletons with blood-curdling screams”?

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Hundreds of cars to fill Main St. for annual car show Sunday

The annual Cruisin’ Main St. Car Show will take place on Sunday, October 14. Pictured is a 1962 Chevy Impala.
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By Kristine Coulter

The 8th annual Cruisin’ Main St. Car Show will take place on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main St. in Beacon. Dutchess Cruisers and the Beacon Chamber of Commerce host the event. It is $15 per vehicle. Show vehicles must enter from 9D and Main St. only, according to organizers. Merchants and restaurants will be open. Main St. will be closed from Teller Ave. to Willow St. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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