Lower Southampton Township offiicials have decided to reschedule Halloween and trick-or-treating to Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
With the majority of Lower Southampton residents still without power, downed power lines and trees caused by Hurricane Sandy, officials decided that it was just not safe for children to go trick-or-treating tonight.
Police Chief William Wiegman wanted to reschedule Halloween but had the difficult task of finding a way to inform the entire community of the change due to so many residents still without power.
Therefore, Fire Marshal Bill Oettinger said that next Wednesday was the chosen date since that is the day Middletown Township has decided to reschedule the celebration for.
Since both township's share the Neshaminy School District, Oettinger said that is how they will let everyone know that the celebration has been rescheduled.
Bristol Township has also postponed Halloween to next Wednesday for safety concerns.
For those residents who want to continue to celebrate Halloween with their children tonight, the Oxford Valley Mall will have a Trick-or-Treat Event on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bags and a list of participating stores will be given out on the upper level of the mall near JC Penney.
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