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Subject: [Leica] My First Picture of the New Year--One Big Bologna
From: glehrer at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Mon Jan 1 14:09:36 2007
References: <006801c72d73$c0ca2270$65caa8c0@shulman> <>

Rob McClure wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Interesting story and pic.  At Port Clinton, Ohio (on Lake Erie) they 
> drop a huge walleye fish.  Unfortunately it isn't suitable for 
> consumption. <g>  Have a Happy New Year.
> Regards,
> Rob McClure
> On Jan 1, 2007, at 2:09 AM, Jim Shulman wrote:
>> Central Pennsylvania has become somewhat famous for its local New 
>> Year's Eve
>> "drops".  Lancaster, PA is known as a rose city, so it drops roses at
>> midnight.  Another town is known for its wooden sleds, so they lower 
>> a sled
>> at midnight.
>> Lebanon, PA is famous for Lebanon bologna, in either regular or sweet
>> varieties.  For the past ten years the town has created an enormous 
>> Lebanon
>> bologna, which is lowered to touch the ground at midnight.  After the
>> celebration, the bologna is donated to a local homeless shelter.
>> About 500 people gathered at the 9th and Cumberland parking lot for the
>> event.  After the bologna descended, the DJ broke out the Village 
>> People's
>> classic rendition of "YMCA".  There were 500 people dancing to "YMCA" 
>> around
>> a 7 1/2 foot long, 125 lb. vertical bologna.  Hopefully a harbinger 
>> of very
>> good times in 2007!
>> Some digital Olympus thing, lightened up so you can see the bologna.
>> Jim Shulman
>> Bryn Mawr, PA
>> _______________________________________________
>> Rob,
Port Clinton, eh?  Been their many times for the Camp Perry National 
Pistol Matches.


> _______________________________________________
> L

In reply to: Message from jshul at (Jim Shulman) ([Leica] My First Picture of the New Year--One Big Bologna)
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