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>   A person lacking the courage to sign their name to a comment on a Parkesburg Today post last week stated the following: “We all know there is huge waste in the school system.” Oh,


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>Before celebrating Governor Corbett’s austere budget announced Tuesday, residents might want to consider how cuts in Harrisburg are likely to impact wallets in Parkesburg. According to a report in Lancaster Intelligencer Journal yesterday, Octorara Area School


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> Octorara Superintendent Dr. Tom Newcome On February 10th Octorara Superintendent and Business Manager presented the district’s financial challenges and their attempts to balance their budget despite the steep reduction in federal, state and local funding.


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> A new date for the meeting to present the school district’s 2011-2012 budget to the public, originally scheduled for January 26th, has been announced. The meeting has been reschedule for Thursday, February 10th beginning at


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>A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post shining a light on the challenging budget year Octorara has before it as board members and administrators work to approve a final budget. A number of factors


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> Standard & Poor, one of the nation’s top three rating agencies, recently upgraded Octorara Area School District’s general obligation (GO) bond rating from A to A+, reflecting the district’s improved financial position.   The long-term rating


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> Like a broken clock, I’m right about twice a day. And that’s on a good day. I had a bad day recently and it showed up on a post here on Parkesburg Today.  Not only


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>   In the league opener against Kennett High, Octorara’s Lamont Clark scored 16 points to go along with his five rebounds and seven assists to propel Octorara to an easy 52 – 37 win. In


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>While Parkesburg Borough Council holds the line for the 3rd straight year on property taxes, judging from the notes on Octorara Report, it looks like the school district is again in the proverbial (red) financial corner


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