SPOOKTACULAR TRADITION CONTINUES

A couple of pop stars and a walking pumpkin made cameos at the 2011 edition of the Red Bank Halloween Parade. (Click to enlarge)

By: REBECCA DESFOSSE

Get your costumes ready for Red Bank’s annual Halloween Parade, now in its sixty-fifth year. Set for this Sunday, the parade, hosted by the borough Parks and Rec department, will include costume- and float-judging, with prizes to be awarded.

Last year, the folks from the Red Bank Charter School built a barn and silo for  float. That will be hard to top.

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YOU’RE TWO WEEKS EARLY, SPIDEY

A rather large spider that anchored its web to a lamppost on Broad Street in Red Bank Thursday triggered discussion among passersby about an apparent proliferation of large arachnids this season.

The web’s location, within view of the White Street intersection, would give the spider a bug’s-eye view of the 65th annual Red Bank Halloween Parade. But the parade isn’t until Sunday, October 21, spidey. (Click to enlarge)

TEE-PEED BUT GOOD

tpeed-103111 Not that we condone it, of course, but the venerable tradition of Mischief Night appears to have been honored on Rumson Place in Little Silver Sunday night. (Click to enlarge)

SCARY FUN IN RED BANK

The 64th in an annual series, Sunday’s Red Bank Halloween parade featured a barn-and-silo float from Red Bank Charter School plus a mix of reliably scary and fun costumes.

redbankgreen was there, natch. Were you? See if we got your picture!

MASKED MAN AT MONMOUTH & MAPLE

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For the Red Bank Charter School’s annual Halloween jaunt through town last Friday, phys ed and health teacher John Chestman wore a mask depicting the face of fourth-grade teacher Matt Strippoli.

HALLOWEEN PARADE I: THE PIX

A svelte elephant, a dog-eating shark, a human Chia pet and a number of fairy princesses took place in the annual Red Bank Halloween Parade Sunday. redbankgreen has the pix.

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HALLOWEEN PARADE II: THE INSIDE SCOOP

The ghost of famed WBOO reporter Scoop Haunter showed up at the Red Bank Halloween Parade with his video camera Sunday looking for the real story.

Here are his chilling discoveries…