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It was a busy night in two area municipalities as the annual homecoming festivities continued on Thursday.

Hundreds of Clinton and Central county residents turned out for evening parades, braving the fall chill, to celebrate each other’s school systems.

Keystone Central School District and the University of Lock Haven again held a joint parade down East Main Street in Lock Haven. Eager children lined the streets, bags in hand, waiting for the various floats to throw candy.

School grades and sports teams across the district showed their creativity with the district board game theme this year. Meanwhile, his band teamed up with LHU musicians to put on a show for those gathered.

The parade ended with a pep rally for KCSD students in the gymnasium on LHU’s East Campus.

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In Bellefonte, approximately 52 groups and organizations participated in the Bellefonte Area School District Homecoming Parade. From the sports teams, to each high school class getting creative, and the homecoming yard at its best, it was a fun night for the borough as they celebrated their school spirit.

The parade began at Bellefonte Elementary and ended at Rogers Stadium, where the district’s fall sports teams were celebrated.

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