MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Ambulance Unit announced the return of the annual glow stick event for Halloween for the fourth year.

According to a release, MAU Staff will be distributing safety glow sticks to trick or treaters around Montclair on Halloween, Monday, October 31 beginning at 5 PM and continuing while supplies last.

In an effort to promote safety and awareness while ghosts and goblins, superheroes and villains wander the streets of Montclair in search of Halloween treats, the bright orange glow sticks will help make the evening's fun safe and secure. The six inch glow stick comes with a lanyard and  is meant to last 8-12 hours and is non-toxic.

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MAU Staff will visit random area's around Montclair throughout the early evening to reach as much of the area as possible.

If you know of a "high traffic" area for trick or treaters, please email MAU Deputy Chief Frank Carlo at so we can be sure to visit that area.

Founded in 1953, Montclair Ambulance Unit is an independent Basic Life Support ambulance service licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health that provides emergency medical care, non-emergent ambulance transport and community education to the residents of Montclair and the surrounding area. Montclair Ambulance Unit is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and a member of the New Jersey EMS Task Force.

MAU’s network of services include Special Operations and Large Event support, educational programs such as CPR, Babysitting and First Aid, emergency preparedness and education programs aimed at school age children. Learn more about the mission and services of Montclair Ambulance Unit by visiting