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Halloween Designed

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The season for front yard decorations, bright lights and lots of color has returned to Buffalo. Halloween is the first holiday in line as we enter the winter season and bring front yards and porches to life. Spread throughout Buffalo, these spooky decorators delivered festive displays for this years Halloween that are turned on and ready for viewing.

Tom Warax decorates his corner lot and house for Halloween every year

Tom Warax decorates his corner lot and house for Halloween every year - at least he has for the last nine years. It takes several weeks to get everything set up - forcing him to begin work in September. His favorite part is a twisted and gnarled wooden arch that goes over the sidewalk. Tom loves setting up the decorations but says that Halloween is nothing compared to what comes at Christmas time.

Siblings Lincoln, 7, Olivia,11, and Grey Ruby, 9, pose for portraits

Siblings Lincoln, 7, Olivia,11, and Grey Ruby, 9, pose for portraits with their halloween web decoration on Saturday on the front porch of their house. It was Olivia’s idea to decorate the way they did this year and all three plan to dress up for Halloween. Olivia as an angel, Grey as a grandma and Lincoln as a shadow demon.

Lyvee Fox, 6, her dad Bob and their toy Toy Schnauzer puppy Ellie Mae are quite proud

Lyvee Fox, 6, her dad Bob and their toy Toy Schnauzer puppy Ellie Mae are quite proud of this year’s Halloween decorations as they stand for a portrait. They decorate for Halloween every year and this year included lots of blow up lawn decorations as well as a few decorations hanging from the house.

Mary Dykes, left, stands with her great grandson Travis Reid

Mary Dykes, left, stands with her great grandson Travis Reid, 11, with the several inflated yard decorations spread in front of Dykes’s home. This year’s setup included a tall witch stretching into the tree, a pumpkin holding a ghost, and a long dog on the edge of the yard. Dykes decorates for Halloween and Christmas each year. She used to also do Thanksgiving but doesn’t like the decorations as much for the middle holiday. This year Travis will be dressing up as a zookeeper with a blow up sloth wrapped around him.

Darton Damone, 12, and his sister Jorgie, 10, pose with their fully inflated dragon

Darton Damone, 12, and his sister Jorgie, 10, pose with their fully inflated dragon as the wings rise up to their highest position. The kids wanted to decorate this year - resulting in the couple inflatables in the front yard of the Damone house. Darton will be going as a storm trooper this year and his favorite candy is sour skittles. Jorge is planning to be a vampire with hopes of receiving some Milky Ways, her favorite.

Clowning around

Surrounding by house scaling zombies, a scary clown jack-in-the-box, a graveyard and witches caldron, Halloween is standing strong on top of Eagle View Dr. north of town. The family stood for a spooky portrait in front of their many decorations. From left in the back row, Fish Bagley, Blair Dooley, 12, Cheyenne Woodward and Billy Woodward, and front row, Brenlie Woodward, 8, and Will Woodard, 4.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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