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Taking first place in the family look-alike contest at the 2018 Great Allentown Fair were Ray Bleil and his daughter Maggie, 5, of Allentown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Taking first place in the family look-alike contest at the 2018 Great Allentown Fair were Ray Bleil and his daughter Maggie, 5, of Allentown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
It wasn’t difficult to see why Kyle French and his dad Don took second place. Kyle is an Allentown police officer. Don is retired from the police force. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography It wasn’t difficult to see why Kyle French and his dad Don took second place. Kyle is an Allentown police officer. Don is retired from the police force. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Third place in the family look-alike contest went to Emily and Jeannine Leonard of Heidelberg Township. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Third place in the family look-alike contest went to Emily and Jeannine Leonard of Heidelberg Township. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Winners and judges included Hailey Applegate, Jeannine Leonard, Tina Seng, Emily Leonard, Maggie and Ray Bleil, Don French, Fair Queen McKenzie Hagenbuch, Kyle French and Schuylkill County Queen Julie Wychunas.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Winners and judges included Hailey Applegate, Jeannine Leonard, Tina Seng, Emily Leonard, Maggie and Ray Bleil, Don French, Fair Queen McKenzie Hagenbuch, Kyle French and Schuylkill County Queen Julie Wychunas.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Seeing double at the fair

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by Lou Wheeland Special to The Press in Local News

The 2018 Great Allentown Fair, which ran Aug. 28-Sept. 3, sponsored a family look-alike contest on the Centennial Stage in the Agri-Plex

Mother and daughter, father and son and, even a father and daughter duo, entered the contest.

The Great Allentown Fair Queen McKenzie Hagenbuch, with help from Schuylkill County Queen Julie Wychunas, were judges for the contest. First-place winners were Ray Bleil and daughter Maggie, 5, of Allentown. Kyle French and his dad, Don, took second place and Emily and Jeannine Leonard of Heidelberg Township brought home the third place win.