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Poll: What Do You Call The Night Before Halloween In Northern Highlands?

Please, don't smash any pumpkins this Halloween. Photo Credit: Submitted
Toilet papering is a popular mischief night ritual. Photo Credit: wikipedia

ALLENDALE, N.J. — The night before Halloween — known for trouble making — goes by many names.

Poll
Would you help your child out of legal problems?
Final Results Voting Closed

Would you help your child out of legal problems?

  • Yes, I am the parent
    44%
  • No, let them learn
    56%

Some call it Mischief Night, others Cabbage Night, and still others call it Goosey Night. The name varies from town to town, and even neighborhood to neighborhood across North Jersey.

The practice dates back to the 18th Century in England, according to Wikipedia , although it is not always tied to Halloween.

We want to know: What do you call it in Allendale, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Saddle River, Waldwick and Upper Saddle River? Cast your vote today!

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