Dispatches from the Midway

TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 4:44 p.m. — You can have the sassiest baby on the block if you shop for onesies at the Bloomsburg Fair. Among the sayings spotted...
TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 1:45 p.m. — Reporters Kristin Baver and Julye Wemple went to the Fair and found themselves trying to solve a mystery. From their...
MONDAY, Sept., 23, 4:40 p.m. — Here are some observations from our reporters on the fairgrounds early Monday: Night editor Shannon Flynn is feeling...
MONDAY, Sept. 23, 1:48 p.m. — Overheard: "I haven't seen much Spandex," said a woman to her male companion as she walked into an exhibition building...
MONDAY, Sept. 23, 1:45 p.m. — Harry Jacobs at the NRA booth in Freedom Hall says more than 200 people have renewed or signed up for a new NRA...

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Primate partner of Bloomsburg Fair’s ‘Monkey Man’ a diapered diva

BLOOMSBURG — Owning a capuchin monkey is a little like having a toddler 24/7 for 40 years, says self-proclaimed “Monkey Man” Jerry Brown. Django is...

Family makes it pizza day at fair Lance and Darlene Laubach, and Christian, 4, and Samuel, 1, from New Columbia • What they all ate: Pizza from...

BLOOMSBURG — Etta Shuman remembers a time when men wore suits and women their finest dresses to go to the Bloomsburg Fair. “It was a place you got...

DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man stricken on the fairgrounds last Friday was upgraded to serious condition Wednesday night, according to a Geisinger...

Reporters take stand’s challenge with sandwich, sushi, fudge ...

Have you ever thought, “This sandwich is delicious, but what it really needs is to be battered and dropped in a deep fryer?” OK, neither had I. But...

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