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Slatington, Walnutport Halloween Parade organized for Saturday

Published October 25. 2012 05:02PM

Costumes, floats and hair-raising fun is set to hit the streets of Slatington and Walnutport.

Those ready for a Spooktacular time should plan to attend the 105th annual Northern Lehigh Halloween Parade.

The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Main Street will be closed in Slatington at 5 p.m. to Walnut and Main. Main Street will be closed in Walnutport from Lincoln to Walnut Street in Slatington.

The three-division parade starts in Slatington, goes down Main Street, and then goes through Walnutport, where it ends at the Walnutport Playground on Lincoln Avenue.

Laura Stauffer, committee chair for the Northern Lehigh Events Committee Inc., said she anticipates the parade will be a fun-filled family event.

"Our goal, as always, is to let the community have a great night, and have all of our participants have a great night," Stauffer said. "Because it is a family night."

This year's event had been in jeopardy as recently as last month. At that time, Stauffer said there was a "strong chance" the event could be canceled due to what she termed a lack of community involvement.

A decision to hold the event was eventually reached during a volunteer meeting, Stauffer said.

The parade line-up is as follows:

Slatington Police Department

Walnutport Police Department

American Legion Post 16

Mike Marino

Division I

Walnutport Mayor Henry Kline

Slatington Mayor Walter Neidermyer

PA State Rep. Julie Harhart

Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce

Slatington Fire Department

Shade and Shine Window Tinting & Detailing

Dream Maker Studios, presented by Kory Rabenold Productions

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 634

Rajah Shrine Oriental Band

Batman Motorcycle

Diamond Fire Company of Walnutport

Rhythm & Sole Dance Center

Division II

NLYAA Youth Football

Cub Pack 66

Palmerton Fire Department

Northern Lehigh Interact Club

Strands By Sarah

House of Black Moon of Markland

Szoke Iron Works Inc.

Friedens Fire Co.

Stewart Sell

Boy Scout Troop 66

Northern Lehigh cheerleaders

Northern Lehigh High School Marching Band

Anna's Goblins

Tri Clover Fire Company

Division III

The Halloween Creepers

Cub Scout Pack 58, Slatedale

Slatington Lions Club

Stepping Out Academy of Dance

NLYAA Football

St. John Neumann Regional School

Haunt Cheerleaders

Paul Green

Citizen's Fire Company

Emerald Dragon Karate

Northern Lehigh Community Center

SheebaDo Graphics

Tim Seip

Emerald Fire Company

For more information, call (484) 265-1028, or visit

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