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Charles Sykes, Associated Press
In this photo from Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi poses for a portrait in New York. Lorena Beniquez, commissioner of the Central Pennsylvania Film Office heard that officials in Hoboken, N.J. have refused to issue a permit for the new reality show that will feature Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley. So, Beniquez thought, why not invite the “Jersey Shore” stars to the borough of the same name, about 140 miles northwest of Philadelphia, and only slightly farther than that from Hoboken. Failing that, Beniquez is hoping the producers might consider shooting in Williamsport, the Lycoming County seat.

PITTSBURGH — If Snooki and JWoww need a place to live, Jersey Shore will welcome them with open arms.

Jersey Shore, Pa., that is.

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The Central Pennsylvania Film Office wants the stars of MTV's "Jersey Shore" reality show to come to the tiny borough in north-central Pennsylvania or to nearby Williamsport to shoot a planned spinoff.

Officials in Hoboken, N.J., have opted not to issue a permit for the new reality show that will feature Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley.

So far, there's no word from the reality show stars or producers if they would even consider it. But officials in central Pennsylvania would welcome the chance to talk about it.

"Jersey Shore" has been filmed in Seaside Heights, N.J., Miami and Italy.