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(An oversized Peeps marshmallow chick, right, is dropped by crane on New Year's Eve in Bethlehem, Pa., to fireworks accompaniment.  Photo provided by Just Born Inc.)

Bethlehem, Pa.’s Pick For New Year’s Eve ‘Drop’ Is Its Local Confection

In New York, they drop a huge, crystal-encrusted ball to mark the arrival of the new year. In Bethlehem, Pa., it’s the “Peeps chick drop.”

12/31/2013

(The Goldenberg's Peanut Chews factory in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Candy Patriarch Carl Goldenberg Dead at 85

The family started the company in 1917, and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews have been sticking to teeth in Philadelphia ever since.

10/15/2013