Monday, December 24, 2012
These 10-year-olds got a ride to Meridian Middle School after receiving a Golden Ticket in a Halloween treat bag.
Fifth-grader Adam Noodleman received a ride to school on a fire truck after receiving a "Golden Ticket" in a trick-or-treat bag distributed by Buffalo Grove firefighters. Noodleman, 10, brought his friend Jason Rutman along for the ride to Meridian Middle School. Firefighters passed out 1,000 treat bags on Halloween. Five of those bags included Golden Tickets. — Submitted by the Buffalo Grove Fire Department Previously:
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Buffalo Grove Fire Department is looking for the holders of two unclaimed tickets that were distributed in Halloween treat bags.
When Buffalo Grove firefighters passed out treat bags to children as they trick-or-treated in the village, five of those bags contained a “Golden Ticket” redeemable for a ride to school in a fire truck. As of Monday, three of the tickets had been claimed. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department is asking for the other two recipients to come forward so that the winners’ rides can be arranged. The Golden Ticket holders should call the fire department at (847) 537-0995. One of the winners, A.J. Perez, received his ride last week. View pictures from his experience on Patch. “The kids seem to enjoy it,” Fire Chief Terry Vavra said.
Friday, November 9, 2012
A.J. Perez was among five "Golden Ticket" winners on Halloween.
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Friday, November 9, 2012
A.J Perez, a second-grader at Tripp School, was among five children who won a ride to school on a fire truck. The prizes were distributed in trick-or-treat bags from the Buffalo Grove Fire Department, which passed out 1,000 bags in the community on Halloween. These photos were provided by the Buffalo Grove Fire Department.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Did you or your kid have a great Halloween costume? Submit pictures from this year or from past Halloweens for a chance to win a cash prize!
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Submit your entries by Nov. 5 for a chance to win a cash prize!
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Six ways to make the most of Halloween this year. Have fun and be safe while trick-or-treating, enter Patch's costume contest and share your treats with the troops! While you're here, share your Halloween photos with us, too!
Happy Halloween, Buffalo Grove! We want you to share your Halloween pictures and stories with us! Is your house decked out for the holiday? Is your kid wearing a great costume? Upload your photos to this story! Are you taking the kids trick-or-treating? Here’s what you need to know to make the most of Halloween in Buffalo Grove this year.
Do you believe in ghosts?
Apparitions appearing. Flashlights and juke boxes turning themselves on. Shadows moving in the dark. Are you a believer in paranormal activity? Are spirits moving among us? In the spirit of Halloween, we're sharing some previous coverage of spooky suburban stories. Are there haunted houses, roads and cemeteries nearby, or are they just urban legends? Read the stories, watch the videos, and tell us what you think.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Firefighters will pass out trick-or-treat bags to 1,000 children on Halloween.
Members of the Buffalo Grove Fire Department will distribute Halloween goodie bags throughout the village's neighborhoods as children trick-or-treat from 2-7 p.m. Oct. 31. The department will pass out 1,000 bags. Five bags will contain a "Golden Ticket" redeemable for a ride to school on a fire truck. Families are invited to stop and talk to the firefighters. They can also bring their cameras to have their pictures taken by a fire truck. "It also is a chance for the firefighters to have fun with the children but more importantly to be an extra set of eyes watching over the children as they go through the neighborhoods," the department said in a press release.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Paranormal activity has been spotted on numerous occasions along Cuba Road near White Cemetery in Barrington.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Halloween festivities designed for your little ones are offered at the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago, Ryerson Conservation Area in Deerfield, and the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Greenbelt Cultural Center Trick-or-Treat Trails, a fun, active, non-scary Halloween event will be held Sunday, October 28, from 2 to 5 p.m. Costumes are encouraged. This free family event is recommended for children ages 12 and under. No registration required. Many activities are held outdoors, so dress for the weather. In the event of rain, activities will be held indoors. The event features trick-or-treating, games, mask making, a pumpkin carving demonstration, nature activities and a campfire from 2-3:30 p.m., a costume contest at 3:30 p.m., a Michael Jackson Thriller dance performance from 4-4:15 p.m., and a magic show with Leopold the Magician and Illusionist from 4:15-5 p.m. Prizes for the costume contest will be awarded to the first…