Browsing: Archive for August, 2011

> This important announcement from the Community Courier: The Cochranville Fire Company will dedicate and permanently display the World Trade Center artifact received from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The ceremony will


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> This from my friend Jim O’Brien at West Chester Today: Professional truck driver Leo Flack, a driver for West Chester-based A. Duie Pyle is a National Champion. Flack and 428 other professional truck drivers traveled


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> Parkesburg resident Elvin Kennel, principal of the Lancaster Campus of Lancaster Mennonite School, welcomes high school students in Chester County to use the new school bus serving Oxford, Parkesburg and Cochranville. This from the Community


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> For the second week in a row the Daily Local News took note of an Octorara region accomplishment in their weekend Roses and Thorns column. Last week’s column gave a shout out to Parkesburg, Atglen


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> Parkesburg native Bruce Reeves (left), who will be a senior at Octorara Area High School, and Mariah Johnson, who will be a tenth-grader at the Coatesville 9-10 Center, spent their summer working at the Art


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> Octorara Area School District will open on Monday, August 29th as planned but with a two hour delay and a modified Kindergarten schedule asfollows: AM Kindergarten – Arrive at 10:35 – 10:45 AM,dismissed at 12:20


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> According to the Daily Local News, PennDot has closed these Chester County roads due to the after effects of hurricane ‘What’s-her-name,’ who passed through these parts earlier today: Baltimore Pk./Cypress St/State St between Cypress St.


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> Like any politician, there’s a lot to like and dislike about our 7, soon to be 8, term US Congressman Joe Pitts. This 15 minute interview, conducted earlier this month on the heels of the


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>A brief, as in 10 minutes, history of Coatesville, Parkesburg’s neighbor and Chester County’s only city.


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> From Borough Manager Jim Thomas and Council President Mel Keen:    PECO GEARS UP TO RESPOND TO IRENE’S WRATH Entire Emergency Response Organization Activated   Hurricane Irene is forecasted to hit the region in less


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