Phalanx Halloween Event Promotes Family Fun and Friendship

Phalanx Halloween Event Promotes Family Fun and Friendship

A free Halloween party was sponsored by Phalanx Family Services for the West Pullman community. It was a celebration of love and friendship on a rainy day in Chicago. During the Halloween event, they offered vaccines, free candy, food, and different resources. The Halloween party was packed with fun and surprises designed for all ages […]

The History of All Hallows’ Eve

The History of All Hallows’ Eve

All Hallows’ Eve originally began as a Celtic festival called Samhain — pronounced sow-in; a Gaelic word meaning “end of summer.” Later, the Church adopted some of the Celtic traditions to incorporate into their vigil tradition. It is held on October 31, which is the day before All Hallows Day; a.k.a All Saints’ Day in […]

How Can Skin Benefit From Leftover Halloween Pumpkins?

How Can Skin Benefit From Leftover Halloween Pumpkins?

From pumpkin spice lattes to Halloween decorations, when fall hits, it is pumpkin season-mania. With approximately 65,900 acres of pumpkins harvested in the United States last year alone, and most pumpkin patches closing up after Halloween, what can be done with all the leftover pumpkins used as decorations for spooky festivities? Dr. Gretchen Frieling, a […]

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