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Young Woman Named 2018 Grange Fair Queen

2017 Grange Fair Queen Sarah Liebel puts the crown on Jessica Raab, the 2018 Grange Fair Queen.
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Jessica Raab
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Jessica Raab will be representing Bucks County as the 2018 Middletown Grange Fair Queen.

Raab, 18, of Langhorne, was crowned by 2017 Grange Fair Queen Sarah Liebel Wednesday morning during the Bucks County Commissioners meeting at the Wrightstown fairground.

“I’m just so excited and glad to be able to be part of the Grange Fair,” said Raab.

The Grange Fair Queen will be out and about at the festivities this week and will serve as an ambassador for the county.

The Commissioners presented Bucks County Conservation District Fred Groshens Farmer of the Year award to Trauger’s Farm Market in Nockamixon Township. The Trauger family has been farming in the county for eight generations and have worked hard to conserve water and keep soil viable.

The award is named after Groshens, a former newspaper editor and county employee who served in a number of roles over the years.

The Trauger family accepting their award.
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2017 Grange Fair Queen Sarah Liebel.
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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001