John Boyle

Reporter, Side Effects Public Media

John Boyle is a reporter for WFPL, Louisville's NPR station. He previously spent three years covering Southern Indiana at a local newspaper before transitioning to radio, and has since made appearances on Here & Now and BBC Radio. Prior to his work as a reporter, John worked as a health care consultant at a firm in New York City. 

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Fairs and festivals play an important role in the culture and economy of communities across the Midwest. But the continued prevalence of COVID-19 could put them in jeopardy again in 2021.

In some ways, this Halloween season is no different than in years past — despite COVID-19. Haunted houses still offer the creepy clowns and chainsaw chases that thrill-seekers have grown accustomed to. Young people making the transition from trick-or-treating are another annual staple.