Take four talented musicians from Hilton Head, transplant them to the larger metropolis of Charleston, where they transform their sound from a cover band to an alternative, indie-rock, psychedelic, original band, and you’ve got Sondor Blue. Bring them up to New Jersey, where they’re playing …

If you’re in need of a party, you’re in luck. It’s officially the spookiest — and most fun — time of the year. With one haunted gathering after another, there’s no shortage of ghosts, ghouls and good times to be had. Here are nine ways to have a killer Halloween this year.

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers will host its 7th Annual HERO Walk to fight drunk driving Sunday, Oct. 29, in Ocean City.