The decision was made "to minimize additional risks to lives and the public safety as the State begins rebuilding and recovering from Hurricane Sandy."
From the order:
"I, CHRIS CHRISTIE, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the
Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:
1. Celebrations of Halloween scheduled for October 31, 2012 in all parts of New Jersey shall be held on Monday, November 5, 2012.
2. This Order shall take effect immediately."
You can read the order in its entirety, HERE.
Last year's October snowstorm caused the postponement of the holiday as well .
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