Halloween strategies from LI kids

Ashley O’Halloran, 11, 6th grade TOWN Amityville COSTUME

Ashley O’Halloran, 11, 6th grade
TOWN Amityville
ADVICE Get spooked. “I want to be really scared by having things pop out at me,” Ashley says.
FAVORITE HALLOWEEN ACTIVITY Visiting houses outrageously decorated for the holiday. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

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Candy and costumes are the dual C's of Halloween. But collecting that candy and coming up with those costumes requires another C: Creativity. We asked kids around the Island for their strategies for ensuring that this will be their best Halloween yet. Here's advice from some of them. --Compiled by Beth Whitehouse

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