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Poll: What Do You Call The Night Before Halloween In Pascack Valley?

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

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

Poll
What Do You Call The Night Before Halloween?
Final Results Voting Closed

What Do You Call The Night Before Halloween?

  • Cabbage Night
    46%
  • Goosey Night
    20%
  • Mischief Night
    30%
  • Other (tell us in the comments)
    3%

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 Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale, Park Ridge, Rivervale, Washington Township, Westwood and Woodcliff Lake? Cast your vote today!

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