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Costume contest canceled

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

To the Editor:

A big “boo” to the city of Woodstock for canceling its annual costume contest on the Square, thus greatly disappointing at least three dozen costumed children already gathered – not to mention their parents, grandparents and various onlookers.

At 4 p.m. on Halloween, it was barely raining and quite warm. Everybody had umbrellas and was prepared for bad weather. Many people look forward to this contest every year, and it is good family fun.

Stephanie Henry

Chemung

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