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Local Communities Set Halloween Curfews

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New Windsor, the town and city of Newburgh and Washingtonville have Halloween curfews in effect.

New Windsor
New Windsor issued a Halloween curfew, which begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 and ends at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The curfew applies to minors under the age of 18, except those traveling to and from employment, school activities, a medical emergency, or those in the company of a parent or guardian. Under the curfew, minors are prohibited from congregating on public streets and public or private property without permission between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., or trespassing on town property from the hours of 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

City of Newburgh
The City of Newburgh has a Halloween curfew in effect for minors 16 and under from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. The curfew starts at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 and ends at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Exceptions are made for minors accompanied by a parent or guardian, or those going to work or involved in an emergency. “Parents are urged to inform their children of the curfew and to supervise its implementation of this city-wide curfew to promote the safety, health and welfare of our city’s young people and property owners,” an announcement on the city’s website says.

Town of Newburgh
There’s a town-wide curfew on trick or treating and other outdoor Halloween-related activities in the Town of Newburgh from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. starting Saturday, Oct. 29 through Monday, Oct. 31. The curfew is for the safety and welfare of children, as well as the protection of private property, according to a recent proclamation from Newburgh Town Supervisor Gil Piaquadio. “I am requesting that parents inform their children and supervise the implementation of the town-wide curfew, so that we may avoid problems and for the safety, health and welfare of our town’s young people and property owners,” Piaquadio said in the proclamation.

Washingtonville
The Village of Washingtonville has a Halloween curfew in effect commencing Sunday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. and ending Monday, Oct. 31 at 6 a.m. The curfew continues Monday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. and ends Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6 a.m.

 

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