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As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, don't forget some important fall business: Check your smoke detectors, think about weather stripping, put away all outdoor summer furniture, and, this Saturday night, turn your clocks back one hour. The nation returns to Standard Time.
By order of the Mayor and Council, Friday is the official trick-or-treat night in Hancock. Designated hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Please have your porch light on during that time, if you wish to welcome the children.
Chief T. J. Buskirk says the Hancock Police Department will again combine with the Hancock Fire Co. and Rescue Squad to provide safety patrols during these hours. Drivers should be extra cautious, and pedestrians should consider carrying a flashlight. This special night usually brings out quite a crowd in our town, so stock up on that Halloween candy.