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The Best 30 Halloween Stories of the Decade


By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS)

Families are preparing to enjoy Halloween in news ways, to keep kids healthy and safe, in response the COVID-19 pandemic. Journalists are eager to receive stories with helpful advice to protect the public and make life more fun, in the new normal.

To help our clients find formats that are getting the best results, North American Precis Syndicate ranks the top feature news stories of the year by the highest number of placements in media outlets nationwide. We have compiled the results to show the top feature news stories of the decade, those that have performed brilliantly, way above and beyond what is typically expected.

The most successful stories included attractive color photos or infographics, helpful advice from experts, celebrity spokespeople, the latest statistics, results from surveys, trends, time-saving tips, money saving ideas and other helpful information. The stories were targeting people across various demographic groups, relating to making the world a better place, protecting the health, safety and assets, of the readers, their friends and family members.

We are passionate about working on the kinds of stories that help millions of people nationwide with the news that is potentially life saving or can improve the quality of their lives.

To name a few, here are our top 30 Halloween stories of the decade:

Popcorn Board

1- Smart Snacking/ Celebrate Popcorn: October Is National Popcorn Poppin ’Month

2- It’s National Popcorn Poppin’ Month/ Frightfully Delightful Treats

New Enamel

1- Halloween Hints/ Saying ‘Boo ’To Cavities This Halloween: Preventive Tips And Tricks For Parents And Kids

2- Halloween Hints/ Saying 'Boo' To Cavities This Halloween: Preventive Tips And Tricks For Parents And Kids

1-800 Flowers

Happy Halloween Ideas/ This Halloween, Have A Few Tricks Up Your Sleeve


Hints For Homeowners/ Four Tips For Enjoying Your Backyard Year-Round


Halloween Hints/ Thirteen Safety Hacks To Ease Your Fears


Fire Safety/ Keep Your Home Safe From Fires Year-Round


Decorating Trends/ Hot Colors For Kitchens


Be The Ultimate Trick-Or-Treating Destination This Halloween.

Johnson & Johnson

Health Alert/ What Every Contact Lens Wearer Should Know


Happy Halloween Ideas/ Goblin Up BOO-Berry Milkshakes!

American Dental Association

Halloween Hints/ "Stop Zombie Mouth" Keeps Cavities From Having A Ghost Of A Chance

Karo Syrup

Halloween: Simple Tricks For Spooky Treats

Brawny Towels

Newsworthy Trends/ Messy Times And How To Handle Them

Lilly Diabetes

Halloween Hints/ Halloween, Candy And Type 1 Diabetes

This Is Cable

1- Happy Halloween Ideas/ Spook-tech-ular Ways To Chill Out This Halloween

2- Halloween Hints/ Tips For A Frighteningly Good Halloween


1- Halloween Hints/ Kids Helping Kids

2- Good News Department/ Trick-Or-Treaters Scare Up Ways To Help Charity


Decorating Tips/ Create Halloween Magic On A Shoestring Budget


Making Life Easier/ Facebook Feedback Can Help Make Life Decisions

WB Games

Family Game Guide/ Explore The World Of Winged Warriors


Halloween Hints/ Top Five Trick-Or-Treat Tips For Teeth


Halloween Hints/ Celebrate Halloween With Fun Family Activities


Party Planning Tips/ Set Up A Sleepover

Haunted Attraction Magazine

Chills ‘n’ Thrills/ Ghostly Attractions Designed To Thrill And Chill


Halloween Hints/ Spider's Kiss

Safe Kids USA

Pointers For Parents/ Safe Trick-Or-Treating Tips


Family Fun/ Halloween Is Here

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