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Old Home Week preparations underway with just a few small changes in the works

April 29, 2013

Pete Smith (left) and Roger Steele (right) are joining forces for this year's Old Home Week celebration, as the Groundhog Festival will be extended by two days in order to make up for not having a carnival this year. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Despite the fact that there won't be a carnival this year for the Punxsutawney Fire Department's Old Home Week, the Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival Committee and Tim Krise are pitching in to help.

Scott Depp, chief of Central Fire Department and a member of the Old Home Week Committee, said two days will be added to the schedule to help out the fire department, since the committee was unable to obtain a carnival service to replace J&J Amusements' services.

For the full story, see Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.

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