Browsing: Archive for August, 2011

> By Adam Straubel, Director of Development at Parkesburg Point Youth Center Today, I saw a 7th grader with anIphone 4, an unemployed 25 year old living with his parents somehow shopping for video games, a


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>What to Do in a Flood


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> I’m about as far away from Parkesburg as you can get and still be on the east coast. Enjoying a week with extended family on the beaches of North Caroline’s outer banks, we totally escaped


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> Marian L. ‘Tiny’ Cabott Former Octorara school nurse Marian L. ‘Tiny’ Cabott who passed away in late June, left the Parkesburg Library $1,000 in her estate.  Corbett, a 1951 graduate of Parkesburg High School, a


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> If you couldn’t make the ‘Plan the Keystone’ session Tuesday evening, the first of three such sessions planned this week to flesh out the improvements the community wants to see in a train station, here’s


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> Click to enlarge Thanks to Dick Dague for passing this along.


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> A good snapshot this morning on LancasterOnline of Octorara’s labor and staffing situation at the beginning of the 2011 – 2012 school year. Octorara Area School District has restructured its middle school program, replacing a


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> 101 year old Parkesburg born Lydia Lesher When the nurse laid newborn Lydia Lesher beside her mother for the first time, the baby was blue from lack of oxygen. “She probably won’t make it through


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> Note:  Several times over the last several weeks, these pages have contained news story and commentary on the merger talks taking place between the Parkesburg, Atglen and Pomeroy fire companies and the 8 municipalities they


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>  Derek Pointek of Octorara blasts out of a bunker during the District 1 golf tournament last year. (Photo courtesy of The Daily Local News) Word in the Daily Local News yesterday on Octorara’s boys golf


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