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October 31, 2012
Tina Fineberg photo

FILE - This Nov. 1, 2011 file photo shows a group of friends dressed as Sesame Street characters after attending the Village Halloween Parade in New York. From the wrath of nature to the wrath of young children: From Maryland to Kentucky to Maine, Halloween festivities were being canceled or postponed. The most high-profile postponement was that of New York’s huge parade in Greenwich Village, with its outlandish floats and millions of revelers, mainly adults. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city’s police were simply too taxed with Sandy’s aftermath.

Tina Fineberg photo

FILE - This Oct. 31, 2010 file photo shows a skeleton puppet making its way up Sixth Avenue during the Village Halloween Parade in New York.From the wrath of nature to the wrath of young children: From Maryland to Kentucky to Maine, Halloween festivities were being canceled or postponed. The most high-profile postponement was that of New York’s huge parade in Greenwich Village, with its outlandish floats and millions of revelers, mainly adults. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city’s police were simply too taxed with Sandy’s aftermath.

Tina Fineberg photo

FILE - This Oct. 31, 2011 file photo shows costumed participants in the Village Halloween Parade posing for photographs as they make their way up Sixth Avenue in New York. From the wrath of nature to the wrath of young children: From Maryland to Kentucky to Maine, Halloween festivities were being canceled or postponed. The most high-profile postponement was that of New York’s huge parade in Greenwich Village, with its outlandish floats and millions of revelers, mainly adults. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city’s police were simply too taxed with Sandy’s aftermath.