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Sunday, December 16, 2018
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDJudges Lori Croneberger and Beverly Schantz view the apple pie entries on appearance before the taste test at the Schnecksville Community Fair’s apple pie baking contest. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDJudges Lori Croneberger and Beverly Schantz view the apple pie entries on appearance before the taste test at the Schnecksville Community Fair’s apple pie baking contest. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Apple pie contest judges Dan Bartholomew, Lori Croneberger and Beverly Schantz had the enviable task of tasting the pies. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Apple pie contest judges Dan Bartholomew, Lori Croneberger and Beverly Schantz had the enviable task of tasting the pies. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
And the winners were: Sara Kurtz of Emmaus, second place, (mom Sharon filled in for Sara); Tara Thorson of New Tripoli, first place; and Madison Stettler of Schnecksville, third place. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography And the winners were: Sara Kurtz of Emmaus, second place, (mom Sharon filled in for Sara); Tara Thorson of New Tripoli, first place; and Madison Stettler of Schnecksville, third place. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Tara Thorson wins apple pie contest

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Eight local cooks brought their best efforts to the Schnecksville Community Fair’s apple pie baking contest sponsored by the New Tripoli Bank.

The judges, all employees of the New Tripoli Bank, had the envious task of taste testing each pie, making notes and comparing their impressions to choose the three top pies.

When it was all done and eaten, Tara Thorson of New Tripoli took first place with her “TNT’s Cinnamon Bun Apple Pie.”

Sara Kurtz of Emmaus was second with her “Triple Layer Apple Pie” and Madison Stettler of Schnecksville won third place with her “Apple-Strawberry Pie.”

The only thing missing was the ice cream!