Real Life | Real Issues: the future of PA fairs

Written by Tim Lambert, WITF Multimedia News Director | Jul 23, 2010 4:05 PM

(Harrisburg) --  For decades, communities across the midstate have celebrated their agricultural heritage through fairs. People gathered to talk farming, catch up with old friends or take a spin on the ferris wheel. Oh yeah, they also enjoyed plenty of food from milkshakes to funnel cakes. But, these annual events may be at-risk as their state funding continues to be reduced. This month, WITF's new series, Real Life | Real Issues, will look into how two midstate fairs may be impacted by the cuts, as well as their importance to their respective communities.

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