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More than 100 children from area schools and more than 30 merchants participated in the 65th annual Kiwanis Club of Riverdale Halloween window painting contest Saturday. (See photos of winners in the photo gallery above along with the photos that were in the Oct. 27 edition of The Riverdale Press.)

The winners were:

Grades K-4

Jayla Perez, 8, “Purple Witch,” Savor

Grades 5-8

Eve, Lucy and Izzy Madden, Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, “Red Monster,” Mamjuana

Grades 9-12

Chloe Chen, 14, (accompanied by Max Chen, 6) Thornton Donovan School, “Red Moon Cat,” C-Town

Johnson Avenue

Allison Chau, 15, Bronx High School of Science, “Dracula,” Posh Nails

Mosholu Avenue

Helen and Ana Uceda, Bronx High School of Science, “Witch,” Emiliano’s

Spuyten Duyvil

Noah Rodman, Dante Marraone, Marin Rubin, RKA, Riverdale Comprehensive Dentistry

North Riverdale (tie)

Daniella Avila, Laura Leshaj, Abigail Sands, RKA, P.S. 81, Steven John Opticians

Melody Jiang, Ella Stanley, LeHan Dang, Joey Zhang, Bronx High School of Science, “Coffee Ghost,” Sheza

South Riverdale

Maria and Irene Sofillas, Arianna Beckford, RKA, “Ghost,” Rolen Bagel

Most motivated

Serafina Bellon, Sylvie Goldberg, P.S. 81, Earlybird


Pannonica Gilbert, P.S. 81, “Tombstone Humor,” Dino’s Pizza