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Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair

Time to move the 'pickles' at the Maryland State Fair

Janice Coroneos calls them her "fair fairies," her small dedicated staff of furniture movers, glass polishers, banner hangers, exhibit arrangers and entry registrars. Without them — it's a gigantic group of about eight people — the 2,000 entries of the Home Arts exhibition wouldn't be on display at the Maryland State Fair. And she wouldn't be able to "move the pickles." "I have a fabulous crew," she said. She especially praised the three men who handle the heaviest items. "They're wonderful. They really are." Since Coroneos took over as superintendent of the 4H and FFA-Home Arts building 10 years ago,...

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