All Posts by Jack Mariano

Chicken Bar B Que To Benefit Annual Community Day – THIS Saturday

by Jack Mariano Saturdays are hectic by nature…..why stop to cook dinner?  Enjoy a delicious Chicken bar B Que Dinner for ten bucks. This Saturday, May 20th at Parkesburg’s Minch Park from 11 a.m. Proceeds from


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Parkesburg Area Business Association bestows awards At Annual Banquet..

 By Jack Mariano P.A.B.A. recently held a “scaled down” version of their annual awards banquet for the year 2016, at the Coatesville Marriott Hotel.  Gone was the “glitz” and dancing and a more serious gathering included


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Parkesburg Borough Council To See Fresh Faces – Primary Election ’17

By Jack Mariano It looks as though there will be some fresh faces at future Borough Council meetings.  Newcomers Tony Rife and Todd Brade should bring a new perspective and possibly some changes to the Borough


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2017 Primary Election Results – Octorara School District

Konnecker / Hurley team K.O.s incumbent Timothy Alexander. In a locally debated contest, the numbers for voting in Octorara’s District III (including Parkesburg Borough, Highland and Londonderry Townships) confirm that area voters realize the real issues


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Dress To Express

                            KACIE’S CAUSE & GIRLS RUN THE WORLD PRESENTS                 Dress to Express         A Positive Prom Fashion Show    Friday, March 10, 2017  2:00 to 2:30 PM and 6:00 to 7:00 PM OHS Auditorium All


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2016 ~~The Way We Were (In Parkesburg)

By Jack Mariano The year had hardly begun when employees of Quad Graphics (formerly Diversified Printing Corporation) were notified by management of the closing of the Atglen,PA plant after forty six years of doing business on


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Main Street Renaissance Revisted

by Jack Mariano One of Parkesburg’s newest businesses opened up last week at 321 Main Street — Parkesburg Computer And Mobile Device Shoppe is owned by Mike McWhirter who is prepared to service your Apple*Mac*IOS*Android*Windows* Services


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Octorara Boys Begin 2016-2017 Basketball Season

     Braves Begin 2016-17 Campaign               By Jack Mariano In August, fourteen year coach Gene Lambert found out that his star player, Christian Ray, Chester County’s leading scorer a year ago, was transferring out to a


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Octorara Lady Braves 2016-17 Basketball Schedule

                                                                                2016-17 Schedule                               Scott Forman – Head Coach                               Joe Reilly – Assistant Coach Updated 11/16/2016 Weekday Date Time Sport Opponent Type Saturday 12/3/2016 10:00 am JV/Varsity Solanco SCRIMMAGE Friday 12/9/2016 5:30 pm


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Holiday Happenings Around Parkesburg

By Jack Mariano Updated Weekly until Christmas   “At A Glance” Calendar   Detailed information may be found on Mel Keen’s Facebook link in PARKESBURG LOCALS thread.  Community Christmas Tree KVFD Fire and EMS Station – 329


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