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By Jack Mariano “People Helping People” is how  their members tout it.  According to Mrs. Edith Ritter, Secretary for the past twenty three years, this group has been around since 1901 and is a very casual


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Atglen Library Welcomes Santa

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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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Lanchester Relay For Life Is “Back On Track”

By Jack Mariano and Terri Linnnenbaugh It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s the Superheroes of the Relay For Life of LanChester! Superheroes, the theme for the 11th Annual Relay For Life of LanChester; being


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Frank Haas Memorialized By Philly.com

Philly.com published an obituary Saturday detailing Frank Haas’s life. Frank passed away last Friday evening afer an extended battle with cancer. The thoughtful obituary details how Haas began life as an accountant for General Electric Re-Entry


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Octorara Y 2015 Summer Camp Opportunities

Octorara Y 2015 Summer Camp Guide


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Parkesburg Today Is Back, I’m Moving On

OK Parkesburg and the greater Octorara community, I need your help. You have undoubtedly noticed I’ve been largely absent on these pages the last several months.  An intense atmosphere at work, pressing church duties and a


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Octorara’s Beauty Shines Following Saturday’s Drenching

Sometimes the beauty of the Octorara area takes your breath away as in these pictures snapped by Ed Heaton of Octorara Creek overflowing its banks west of Atglen immediately following last Saturday afternoon’s downpour.


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Atglen Community Day Scheduled For September 13th


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Salisbury Schedules Country Gourmet Gala and Music Fest

The Historical Society of Salisbury Township will hold their 10th annual Country Gourmet Gala and Music Fest at Salisbury Township Park, Gap  on June 7, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Along with other groups,


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