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Picture This: 71st Annual Clifford Township Volunteer Firemen’s Picnic

Parades and Potato Pancakes Bring the Community Together

On Thursday, July 25, the Clifford Township Volunteer Fire Department kicked off their 71st Annual Firemen’s Picnic. This three-day carnival is a major fundraiser for the fire department. The proceeds cover operating costs as the firefighters are on the frontlines, keeping Susquehanna County safe.

Fire trucks, high school bands and street performers led a parade through town. The fun continued at the carnival, where the community came together to enjoy live music, children’s rides and delicious fair food.

If you missed the parade, there’s still plenty more fun to go around. Visit on Friday for a fireworks show at 10 p.m. The festival closes on Saturday with a chicken barbecue at 5 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. They’ll also draw the lucky winners for the Clifford Cash Raffle, where they’ll give away up to $147,500 in cash prizes.

Courtney Snyder

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Courtney Snyder

Originally from Williamsport, Courtney is a 2019 Marywood grad. She enjoys discovering the often-overlooked beauty of NEPA, making clean Jeeps dirty, and cuddling with her chunky cat, Marley.

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