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The Juniata County Fair opened yesterday in Port Royal, PA and runs through Saturday September 8.First things first. This is not Juanita County (Wan-E-Ta) but Juniata County (June-E-A-Ta) Pennsylvania. It is located about 40 miles or so northwest of Harrisburg off of US Rtes. 22-322 in Port Royal...
No, I'm picking on anyone, just trying to make a point.Don't be a BUBBA - Buyer Unrepresented By A Buyer's AgentIt has been found that too many people make the biggest purchase of their life the same way they purchase a piece of meat, if it looks okay and seems to be priced right they buy it and ...
This morning I was up early and I was thinking about growing up and starting work, when the circumstances of my first job came to mind.I grew up in Ipswich and Danvers, Massachusetts which are both located about 20 miles or so north of Boston in Essex County. It was in both places until I was 8 b...
The upcoming Labor Day Weekend is time for the annual celebration known in Harrisburg as Kipona. The weekend events start at 9AM on Saturday with a fireworks display on Sunday evening at about 8:30 PM. A complete schedule of all events, along with directional maps is on the Harrisburg Events webs...
 For the first time in many years, I played hooky today from the office.Last week I wrote a blog post about my Sunday plans. The once per year NHRA Toyo Nationals at Maple Grove are a fun day for my wife and I. Well, about 12:30 on Sunday it started to rain and race cars don't do well in the wet ...
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair is now open weekends until the last weekend in October and is open Labor Day 2007. The venueis located at the Mt. Hope Winery which is located at 2775 Lebanon Road in Manheim. It is actually about 1/4 mile south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 266 on PA Route 7...
I ask because Sunday my wife and I are attending a once a year event. The NHRA Toyo Tires Nationals is happening this weekend at Maple Grove Raceway south of Reading.Qualifying for the Sportsman classes started yesterday with additional qualifying for all categories today and tomorrow. Sunday is ...
From an article at the top of the business page in today's Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News, I offer the following:Several Dauphin County homeowners received calls on Tuesday from their local tax collector. The calls were to inform the homeowners that the checks sent to pay their "school" real estate...
 Exit Realty Night at the Harrisburg Senators is this Friday, August 17, 2007. Game Time is 6:35PM.The Senators, the Class AA affiliate of the Washington Senators, will be playing the Bowies Baysox, the Class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.Fireworks will follow the game.Minor league baseba...
Those of us old enough to remember the original Woodstock may wax nostalgic to see that part of the property used for the original Woodstock festival is for sale.From Brad Inman's blog, Max Yasgur's farm, the site of the 1969 love-in, music-in and mud-in is for sale for $8 million. Those of you w...

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