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Suitor sought for Hoffman’s Playland

McCoy meets with Great Escape exec to push for deal

Hoffman's Playland is shown in this June photo.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Hoffman's Playland is shown in this June photo.
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When it comes to the fate of Hoffman’s Playland, few things are certain. The owners announced earlier this summer they wished to retire, but since then little has been said about plans for the future of the park. There are, however, some sure things: The long-running Latham amusement park will remain open for at least another summer, local officials want to do everything in their power to keep the park from turning into just another ...

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August 29, 2013
10:15 a.m.

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My parents and grand parents took me to Hoffman's in the 1960's when I was just a little boy. I do hope that Six Flags Great Escape or perhaps some private investors end up buying Hoffman's from the Hoffman family. It's a local treasure.