Storm causes some towns to cancel Halloween events


The high winds linked to Hurricane Sandy have prompted leaders in some northwest Ohio towns to postpone Trick or Treat celebrations.

Tiffin, Fostoria, Oregon, Milan, and Norwalk are among the cities that have pushed back Halloween from Tuesday and Wednesday until the weekend.Those with new Saturday hours include Fostoria, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Oregon from 6 to 8 p.m.; Norwalk from 6:30 until 8 p.m., and Milan from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Both the community of Woodville, and Allen Township in Ottawa County have also rescheduled their trick-or-treat events from Wednesday to Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Village of Genoa will now hold its Halloween from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday.

In Tiffin, the event has been pushed until 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The city of Port Clinton canceled its trick-or-treat event for Wednesday. The police department said it would announce a rescheduled day and time on Tuesday.