All Posts by Ken Knickerbocker

Annual Messiah Sing-a-long Tuesday Evening

The Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church on Route 10 (1121 Octorara Trail) just north of Parkesburg is hosting a Messiah-sing along with the Chester County Christian Chorale Tuesday evening, December 27th beginning at 7PM. Past performances have


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Jones’ Food Street Journal

By David Jones Just to the East side of Exton Square Mall there’s a nice little Italian place that’s offering good food at a decent price. A friend of ours recently reminded us of Rino’s after


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Brew Blog Gives Victory at Parkesburg Two Thumbs Up

The popular blog Stouts and Stilettos that focuses on covering craft beer created by and for women has published an in-depth review of the latest Victory Brewing Company family member, located in Parkesburg. The review includes


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Octorara Boys Basketball Go 8-0 With Warwick Win

The box score from ChesmontSPORT.com: Octorara 80, Warwick 69 – Christian Ray cashed in a career-high 37 points and added 10 rebounds to spark the unbeaten Braves (8-0) to the nonleague victory.  Jackson Ray also had


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Jones’ Food Street Journal: Catherine’s

By David Jones What a wonderful time of the season we are enjoying here in Chester County. Lin and I took the opportunity given by the unseasonably mild weather last week and went to the Christmas


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Parkesburg 2016 Christmas Parade

A few pictures from Sunday’s Christmas parade along First Avenue organized by the VFW. The pictures are courtesy of Patricia Prange-Smith, Kathi Rendall, Larry Constable and Michael Martorana and Gerry Treadway’s Facebook timeline.


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Boy’s Basketball Knock Down Lopsided Win

If you, like me, haven’t been paying attention, the Octorara Boys basketball team is on a season-beginning 5-0 tear. Here’s what ChesmontScore.com posted on their game against Collegium Charter Saturday night: Octorara 72, Collegium Charter 58


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Atglen Library Welcomes Santa

  Top photo credit: Almost here via photopin (license)


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Jones’ Food Street Journal – Vickers Tavern

By David Jones It has been more than 35 years since I had a meal at Vickers Tavern. Lin had never been there. Since we were celebrating our 31st Anniversary, we decided to splurge and go


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County Schedules Wolf’s Hollow County Park Visioning Workshop

The Chester County Facilities and Parks Department has scheduled a public meeting for the Wolf’s Hollow County Park Master Plan study on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the Octorara Senior High School Library, 228 Highland Road,


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