by Dan White
Think the holidays are stressful for you? Imagine what Santa has to go through getting ready for the big event. Dan White illustrates.
by Dan White
Halloween on the Hudson is right around the corner. Nyack cartoonist Dan White says, “Be afraid. Bee verry affraidd!” The TeeZeeDactyl and Hudsy–a distant cousin of the Loch Ness Monster– and The Maul are a few of the reasons reasons why.
For the last 50 years students have haunted the store fronts in downtown Nyack…with brushes and acrylic paint. This year about 30 business on Main Street and Broadway have been adorned with colorful paintings of ghouls, goblins and ghosts. Here is a list of painted businesses that will help you stroll the outdoor gruesome gallery of wicked windows.
Nyack’s 26th annual Halloween parade promises dancing ghouls, five marching bands, roller derby skaters, crazy floats, motorcycles, classic cars, live entertainment, wild costumes and over $2,000 in cash prizes. Scheduled for this Saturday, October 26, (rain date Sunday) it’s the biggest regional Halloween celebration after New York City’s Greenwich Village parade.
The procession starts at Memorial Park and snakes through the village from 5:30 to 7:30p ending in the municipal parking lot on Main Street. Festivities begin at 3p with live music in Main St. lot.
by Dave Zornow
Nyack Mayor Jen White will meet with residents and businesses at 11a today on the steps of Village Hall to update citizens about the response to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. It’s likely that elected officials will suggest curtailing Halloween Trick Or Treating as there are too many power lines still down to make it safe for children to walk from house to house.
Nyack, Update 10/31 8:30a — Nyack and its two sister villages suffered significant damage during Hurricane Sandy as countless trees snapped and power lines were downed.
by Nancy Phillips
This year Halloween in Nyack will be more than just Trick and Treat. There will be roller derby, 15 foot puppets and great marching bands on Sat afternoon Oct 22 for the village’s 24th annual Halloween Parade beginning at 5:30p.
Nyack’s annual Halloween Parade is the largest event of its kind outside of New York City. Building on a history of record-breaking crowds, over 20,000 spectators are expected to line the streets of Main and Broadway in Nyack.
For most kids, Halloween is a favorite holiday. But it’s not as much fun for children who can’t enjoy the same candy as everyone else. This Halloween, a new website is looking to change that.
Have pictures from Nyack’s Halloween parade you want to share? You post, we’ll publish. Thanks for sharing! Nyack’s hosts it’s annual Halloween parade on Saturday 10/31/09. Contributor Melanie Rock tells us how her family gets psyched for the big event and why Nyack is such a big draw. We’ve also[…]
Special Hallowe’en Pirate Sail on the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Join us for our last sail of the season on Friday, October 31 from 4-6 pm on the sloop Clearwater as she is transformed into a haunted pirate ship. Rumor has it that the ghost of Captain Kidd will[…]