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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough Recreation held its annual Halloween parade Monday, with families and children showing off their costumes as they paraded down Somerset Street.

In addition to the parade, the event featured a costume contest and much more.

Winning the costume contest in the age 1 to 3 category were Logan Johnson as a scarecrow, first place; Samuel Stowe as Woody the cowboy, second place; Alexander Suarez as Luigi, third place; and Ian Sanchez as a police officer, fourth place.

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In the ages 4 to 7 category, the winners were Kenyel Porras as an astronaut, first place; Dustin Johnston as the Tin Man, second place; Zoe Mihalick as an astronaut, third place; and Lenore Protich as a skeleton, fourth place.

In the ages 8 to 13 category, the winners were Corey Besasparis as a hamburger in first place; Jaida Montgomery, second place; Laila Jarrett as a broken doll, third place; and Chloe Deitrick as Wonder Woman, fourth place.

Group winners were Mason Johnson as the lion, Dustin Johnson as the Tin Man and Logan Johnson as the scarecrow.

The adult winner was Chris Tyler, as Hulk Hogan.

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