Stories tagged with: Halloween Safety

October 24, 2013 - 9:18pm
44 weeks 1 day ago

A stranger danger Halloween safety outing took place at Ohio University Zanesville Thursday evening.

Hundreds of parents and children packed the OUZ Campus Center to hear OUZ Public Safety Director, Bethany Hayes go over safety precautions while out trick or treating. Hayes discussed basic tips, like only going out with parents or trustworthy friends and family members. She also reminded children to not take candy from those you don't know and only trick or treat in areas that you are...

October 23, 2013 - 4:01pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

It finally has started to feel cold outside, so that means it may be chilly come Halloween Night next Thursday.

Thankfully, there is another option for your kids to get plenty of Halloween candy, but be warm while Trick or Treating. From 6 to 7 p.m. on October 31st, head to Colony Square Mall for its annual Trick or Treat night.

"I always hated as a kid, mom would make me wear a coat over my costume,” said Business Development Coordinator of the Mall, Kevin Pinson....

October 18, 2013 - 4:36pm
45 weeks 18 hours ago

The Ohio University Zanesville Campus Public Safety Department invites the community to its first ever Stranger Danger and Halloween Safety Presentation.

The fun filled night will take place at the OUZ Campus Center on October 24th. The event prepares children and parents for Halloween safety with live demos and advice.

"So we'll go over basic tips, make sure you trick or treat with your parents or trustworthy friends or family members, make sure you don't take homemade...

October 26, 2012 - 10:39am
1 year 43 weeks ago

Soon kids around our area will be out to collect Halloween treats.

With small children out and about the Muskingum Valley Chapter of the Red Cross asks that adults and children take precautions to ensure a safe trick or treat for everyone.

Trick or Treat safety includes making sure kids are accompanied by an adult, only visit homes with porch lights on and look both ways before crossing the street.

It also means kids should be well seen by wearing reflective tape or another...

October 27, 2011 - 4:36pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

A new study says Halloween is the most deadly night out of the year for pedestrians.

The study comes from AAA's Foundation for Traffic Safety. With an increase in activity between 4 o'clock and midnight Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes reminds both drivers and walkers to take extra precaution.

"There are things we look for," said Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes. "We're going to have extra officers, or the officers that are out there are going to be...

October 14, 2011 - 3:13pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

As children prepare to visit neighbors on Halloween night, the American Red Cross offers parents some safety tips to keep their little ghosts and goblins safe on Trick-or-Treat night.

Executive Director Marlene Henderson said children need to be cautious of people they do not know, never go into a stranger's home to accept treats and only visit homes that have a porch light on.

"Plan your route," emphasized Henderson. "Make sure the family knows what way you...

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