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September 28, 2013

Frostoberfest celebration

German heritage in the Frostburg area was celebrated with the first ever “Frostoberfest,” on Saturday, Left, Joe Williams and his wife, Julia, were more than willing to celebrate Germany’s biggest festival by partaking in the enjoyment of a cold beverage, served in a traditional German stein. Right, Rob Rephann, who’s graduating class of 1970 from Beall High School sponsored a German polka band to perform at local venues, was proud to walk the streets of Frostburg dressed as his ancestors. “It’s time we brought pride back to the German heritage in this area, it should be celebrated,” Rephann stated.

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