Bell and Collins spar over Halloween

Trick-or-treat in Toledo has been pushed back to Sunday at 6 p.m. "We met at 11 a.m. this morning with officials from other jurisdictions and we came to a collective decision based on the new weather forecasts that in the interest of safety we would move trick-or-treat to Sunday," said Shirley Green, Public Safety Director for the city of Toledo.

Mayor Mike Bell said politics did not play a factor in the decision. "No, I'm not worried about that," Mr. Bell said.


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Bell's opponent, city councilman D. Michael Collins, said the mayor should have made the decision he made today earlier in the week. "I think he has handled it very poorly; I mean the decision was pretty simple based on the information provided by the National Weather Service," Mr. Collins said.

Trick-or-treat in Toledo is now scheduled for Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.