CLARK, NJ- Not cloud, or rain, or ghosts or ghouls could keep the crowds away from the Annual Clark Halloween Spooktacular at the recreation department on Sunday afternoon.   Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo made the call to move all activities indoors last Thursday after weather reports called for a Sunday wash-out in the local area.

“There was no way I was canceling this event,” said Bernardo. “I could never disappoint all these children, we had to find a way to make it work.  Moving it inside was the next best thing.”  

Both gymnasiums were filled with trick-or-treaters and plenty of activities for everyone to try.  Toward the end of the afternoon of fun, contest winners were announced:

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  • Funniest – DJ Teddy ( Dressed as Flo from Progressive), Chuckie from Rugrats, Crying Baby
  • Most Original – Mousetrap, Transformers, Train Conductor
  • Scariest – Clark Softball Zombies, Scary Scarecrow
  • Cutest – Baby Shark & His Lifeguards, Super Mario Family
  • Best Group- Alice in Wonderland, Music Icons
  • Best Trunk/Table – Candyland

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