Originally published in the Living section cover of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011
By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
York, PA – The sign on the ferris wheel at the York Fair says it all:
“No single riders.”
Its black block letters stare down from the chain-link fence, sending a subtle message to lonely hearts arriving at America’s oldest fair without a hand to hold.
To hopeless romantics, it’s the ultimate fair dare: Find love — or something like it. It blossoms here.
And nobody accepts the challenge better than the teen couples, traipsing through the midway beneath the fluorescent moonlight, shamelessly playing tonsil hockey with their hands crisscrossed into each others’ jean pockets. Continue reading