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Dallastown Carnival canceled over coronavirus pandemic

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch

Next month's Dallastown Carnival has been canceled because of concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic, borough officials said Tuesday in a Facebook post.

The event was scheduled to be held Aug. 11 to 15.

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Charlee Dunlap, 3, of Dallastown, tries out her prize trumpet during the Annual Dallastown Carnival at Dallastown Community Park in Dallastown, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Dallastown is the latest carnival or festival to be canceled this summer, joining the New Freedom Lions Club Carnival,  the St. Joseph Carnival, the Shrewsbury Fireman’s Carnival and the Red Lion Street Fair.

The York State Fair also was canceled for the first time since 1918 because of the virus.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.

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