Springfield Superintendent Reverses Halloween Costume Ban

SPRINGFIELD – Elementary school children will be able to wear costumes to class on Monday after all. In a decision that received widespread media attention, Superintendent of School Michael Daviano issued a directive banning Halloween costumes in the classrooms earlier this month. The decision was made “to minimize the interruption of instruction.”

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Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.