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Capital Region Scrapbook: Images of Halloweens past in Schenectady, Ballston Spa and Malta

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Capital Region Scrapbook: Images of Halloweens past in Schenectady, Ballston Spa and Malta.

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Scotia’s Jessica Lilyestrom hugs a pumpkin during the 1982 Halloween season. The pumpkin came from Diane Cavoli, owner of Colonial Petal, which sponsored the “Great Pumpkin Giveaway” during an Oktoberfest celebration at Canal Square.

 

Children react to a Halloween story at the Ballston Spa Library on Oct. 29, 1991.

 

Ghoul dudes hang around a make-believe graveyard on Ardsley Road in Schenectady on Halloween Night, 1997.

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The young lady is probably not Little Miss Muffett, whose fear of spiders was well known in the fairy tale community. Instead, the girl seems to enjoy the company of two friendly, neighborhood spider men. The kids celebrated Halloween at Ballston Spa Elementary School on Halloween 1997.

 

A wool-capped kid receives trick-or-treat guidance from two capped — and decapitated — friends during the 1997 Malta Halloween celebration.

 

A somber cowboy escorts a princess during the 9th Halloween Festival at Parade Ground Village in Malta on Sunday, October 26, 1997.

 

Michelle McKee shows off her apple-bobbing skills during the 1997 Halloween party sponsored by the Rexford Fire Department at the John McLane Hose Company. An apprentice clown waits for his turn in the background.

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