Easter egg hunt organisers under fire from angry parents


by Mail Online

Angry parents have lashed out at organisers of the Geelong Easter Egg Hunt and Street Food Festival, saying children were left in tears when chocolates were ripped out of their hands.

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Reason.com reports:

Fire Department Cancels Easter Egg Hunt Because Parents Trampled Each Other in Rush to Make Sure Every Kid Got One

While Christmas has long had the Grinch, at last, Easter has its own cartoonishly rotten holiday-ruiners: the parents in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Their outrageous Easter egg-grabbing behavior has caused the town's volunteer fire department to cancel its decades-old Easter egg hunt.

"We know that the majority of our community is not the problem but we can't risk injury to children because certain individuals can't control themselves," read a post on the Norco Fire Company's Facebook...

hosted.ap.org reports:

Children's Easter egg hunt nixed because of unruly parents

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company says it has canceled this year's Easter egg hunt for children because of "unruly" parents in past years....

fox8.com reports:

Children’s Easter egg hunt nixed because of unruly parents

POTTSTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company says it has canceled this year's Easter egg hunt for children because of "unruly" parents in past years.

The Norco Fire Company in North Coventry Township says on its Facebook page the annual children's event won't be held this year.

Deputy Chief Chuck Hipple says there has been a recurring problem of some parents running onto the field despite having been told not to and posing a danger to children. He says it's not the majority...