Pre-Halloween neighborhood cleanup

Monday, October 23rd, 2006 - 11:58 pm PDT

With Halloween just around the corner, Rev. Smith has taken it upon himself to become a one-man volunteer neighborhood cleanup crew. Grabbing a mop, broom, and several large trash bags, Smith selflessly got to work while area residents were away at their jobs. “Sure, it’s hard work,” said Smith. ‘You wouldn’t believe the stuff I’ve been finding: bats, cobwebs, spiders, rats… even what appears to be human bones. But I’m just driven by the desire for things to look their best for the big night.” Smith also took time to pull down many sets of Christmas lights that several area residents seem to have left up from last year.