1990 — The Waverly United Methodist Church held a Hobo Homecoming, its first-ever Waverly Season-Opener Congregational Dinner. The event included entertainment, mingling and a “hobo stew.”
1991 — Keystone Junior College students were planning their annual Haunted Hall, which was open to visitors in Moore Hall, “one of the oldest and eeriest buildings on campus.” Proceeds from the event benefited the United Way.
1992 — A vampire made the Journal’s front page, with a photograph promoting a local Halloween tradition.
“The Prince of Darkness has personally invited everyone in the Abingtons to journey by wagon through the horrors of Dracula’s Forest in Ransom where he and other nightmarish beings take up residence for the Halloween season,” read the caption.