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Salem Trail of Treats

The Burgess family of dad Tyler, 2-year-old Lucas and mom Larissa from Salem wait for judging for the family category. While they didn’t win, they were ‘egg’cited to participate in the activities. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
Kinley Gfeller, 8, of Damascus would go on win the top prize for the Funniest costume. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
Jenna Ebert, 16, and Jessica Collingwood, 15, monitor the Columbiana Performing Arts Center’s table. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
Rydar Tree Service of Leetonia is know for its tree trimming, but hopefully this critter skeleton that was front and center wasn’t from one of their jobs. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
This spooky campsite from Cub Scout Pack 2006 from St. Paul Church in Salem was a real attention getter. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
The Mattevi kids from Lisbon (Bryce, 3, and Lauren, 1) brought home the group division award with their costumes saluting the fire service. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)
Abelyn Mayley, 3, of Alliance won the cutest costume with her carousel getup. (Salem News photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)

Dozens of local businesses and agencies participated in the Trail of Treats in Sunday Salem. The Salem Public Library sponsored a costume contest. Due to the rain, organizers scrapped the original plan of holding the trunk and treat event and Halloween costume contest outside in Waterworth Memorial Park. Instead they opted to all set up within the confines of the Salem Community Center, explained city parks director Shane Franks.

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