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Postal Carrier Refuses To Deliver Man’s Mail Because Of Noose Halloween Decoration

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The postal service and a Long Island homeowner are in a standoff over a Halloween decoration.

Richard Beatty has been decorating his Brentwood house for years with homemade Halloween decor, including makeshift gallows and a noose with a skeleton hanging from it. On several occasions, the noose has just been swinging empty. Continue reading