LIBERTY, October 10, 2017 -“Unhaunting” Your House and Neighborhood
• Welcome trick-or-treaters at home by turning
on your exterior lights.
• Remove objects from your yard that might
present a hazard to visitors.
• Ask your Neighborhood Watch or citizens’
group to patrol the community.
• Involve students from a local college or
university to be “witch’s helpers.” These
students help trick-or-treaters cross busy
streets and watch out for ghoulish behavior.
• Drive slowly all evening—you never know
what creature may suddenly cross your path.
• Report any suspicious or criminal activity to
your local police or sheriff ’s department.
Eating the Treats
• Kids need to know not to eat their treats until
they get home. One way to keep trick-ortreaters
from digging in while they’re still
out is to feed them a meal or substantial
• Check out all treats at home in a welllighted