Scrapbook 1981, 1987, 1996: Costumed kids for Halloween in Schenectady, Amsterdam

Two Amsterdam High School band members  -- scrumptiously settled as chocolate kisses  -- prepare for the band's Halloween performance on Guy Park Avenue on Oct. 26, 1996.
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Two Amsterdam High School band members -- scrumptiously settled as chocolate kisses -- prepare for the band's Halloween performance on Guy Park Avenue on Oct. 26, 1996.

SCRAPBOOK – Costumed kids and adults haunt today’s Capital Region Scrapbook.

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Gazette file photos by Jim Cassin, Ray Summers, Aimee K. Wiles and David Grewe.

 

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Phil Wend Jr. and Lt. Donna Wend, members of the Civil Air Patrol, strap a hapless dummy to a fake electric grill at the air patrol’s haunted house in Marshall’s Plaza in October 1987. Kids flocked to the Schenectady site for chills and thrills from the grill.

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Two cool dudes on the medical payroll make sure a young ghoul’s visit to Ellis Hospital was memorable during the 1981 Halloween season.

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A woman holds a cute skunk at the Parade Ground Village in Malta during the 1996 Halloween observance.

 

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Two Amsterdam High School band members — scrumptiously settled as chocolate kisses — prepare for the band’s Halloween performance on Guy Park Avenue on Oct. 26, 1996.

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Larry Williams, 6 (far left) , and friends watch the Halloween parade sponsored by the Amsterdam Kiwanis Club on Oct. 26, 1996. The parade, on Guy Park Avenue, featured a performance by the Amsterdam High School marching band.

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Volunteers dress up a good-lookin’ lady for the haunted house at Indian Lookout in Mariaville during the 1987 Halloween season.

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Registered nurse Gerry Jackson makes a house call — as a witch — at Ellis Hospital on Halloween 1981. Patient Kelly Murphy appreciates the magic moment.

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