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Hundreds turn out for Hackettstown’s Halloween Downtown event (PHOTOS)

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hundreds of costumed residents came out to the 6th annual Hackettstown Halloween Downtown event Saturday afternoon.

(Photo: Associate from Mars Wrigley handing out candy to trick-or treaters/Jay Edwards For WRNJ)

The event started with a parade down West Moore Street and conclude at the Main Street Gazebo where associates from Mars Wrigley were handing out tons of candy and Atlantic Health System provided toothbrushes to the trick-or treaters.

(Photo: Atlantic Health System/Courtesy Hackettstown Police Department)

The trick-or-treaters then were able to visit the businesses along Main Street who were also handing out candy.

(Photo: trick-or-teaters in downtown Hackettstown Jay Edwards For WRNJ)

Here is a list of the Best Halloween Costume winners:

  • Infant to 3-years-old: Witches (Joselyn and Liliana Campione from Stanhope, NJ)
(Photo: Joselyn and Liliana Campione/Courtesy Hackettstown Police Department)
  • 4-years-old to 6-years-old: King (Connor Kucz of Independence Twp., NJ)
(Photo: Connor Kucz/Courtesy Hackettstown Police Department)
  • 7-years-old to 10-years-old: Iron-Spider (Alex Zukoski from Hackettstown, NJ)
(Photo: Alex Zukoski/Courtesy Hackettstown Police Department)

Pet: Wonder Woman (Tess with her owner Kathy Burd from Allamuchy Twp., NJ)

(Photo: Tess with her owner Kathy Burd/Courtesy Hackettstown Police Department)

The event was sponsored by the Hackettstown Police Department, Mars Wrigley, Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center and Hackettstown Business Improvement District.

The event organizers thanked the Hackettstown Department of Public Works, the Hackettstown Fire Department, Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue Squad, the volunteers and everyone who participated in the 2019 Halloween Downtown Event.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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