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DelGrosso’s to close season with Harvestfest

Harvestfest will be held at DelGrosso’s Park this weekend — the final weekend for visitors enjoy the rides this season.

Admission is $6 and includes rides and entertainment.

The park grounds open at 8 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday, with rides open at noon. The more than 150 craft and food vendors will open at 10 a.m. both days. On Saturday, vendors and the park will close at 8 p.m. On Sunday, vendors will close at 7 p.m. and the park will wrap up the 2021 season at 8 p.m. Sept. 26.

There will be wood carvers, pumpkin decorating and entertainment for all ages.

Entertainment includes Rockland Road, Middle Earth Studios Unicorn Theater Puppet Shows, balloon artist Miss Choo, square dancing by The Swinging Squares and a petting zoo.

Blair County Health and Welfare Council to meet

The Blair County Health and Welfare Council will meet 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, via a Zoom meeting.

Christopher McCaulley, senior housing case manager, and Carly Cunningham, development director, from the Blair County Community Action Program will be the guest speakers. They will be discussing the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

For more information, visit http://www.blairhealthandwelfare.org.

Claysburg PAST creating ‘Passports of Claysburg’

Claysburg PAST will be publishing a book profiling people from the Claysburg community. “Passports of Claysburg, PA.” is part of a new project to preserve the area’s history.

Area residents may submit a story about or history of a person for inclusion in the book. Cost is $10 for a half-page story plus a photo, if available.

It can be a veteran, a family member, a teacher, a friend or a neighbor or someone who did a good deed. It must be written in good taste, and editors reserve the right to edit or reject material.

Example can be found at www.claysburg.us.

Information may be submitted online at https://www.claysburg.us/passports-of-claysburg.html. Paper forms are at the Claysburg Library.

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