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OP-Ed: County Commissioners Communicate County’s Winter Weather Response

Chester County’s winter weather certainly qualified as an extreme emergency this year. Residents endured multiple huge snow storms and devastating ice storms that made county roads dangerous. Schools and businesses were closed and many county residents


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Speaking Out: New Citizens Embrace The Spirit of United States Citizenship

By Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell The Chester County Commissioners’ meetings always begin with the Pledge of Allegiance. The pledge was composed in 1892 by Francis Bellamy and adopted by Congress in 1942, the dark days


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Chester County Worked Together For A Successful 2013

Editor’s note:  From time to time I like to knock the West Chester elites, the politicos and media people, for forgetting about us out here in the western portion of Chester County.  Parkesburg Today, as our


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The Joe Pitts Government Shutdown

By Tom Houghton As a parent, husband, self-employed attorney, former township supervisor and state representative, I watched with dismay as our Washington representative, Joe Pitts, was the only representative in southeastern Pennsylvania, who supported the recent


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The Pitts Report

On more than one occasion earlier this month I bent Congressman Joe Pitt’s aide Jesse Stoepker’s ear over Mr. Pitt’s stance on the government shutdown. I was incensed that 20 to 30 conservative members of the House


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Mental Health Break

Now that a bit of sanity has been restored, albeit temporarily, in Washington DC, maybe, just maybe, we’re ready to laugh at ourselves and those we elected to represent and serve us. Click on the video


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Cartoon: Parkesburg Free Library


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Good People Are Still Out There

By Larimee Cortnik After about 10 plus years, I finally got back to the golf course. It was a cool sunny summer September Sunday, good friends, a bag of big pretzels, a couple illegal beers, more


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By Michael Storz On Sunday, down by three points in the fourth quarter with a little over two minutes left, the Eagles had first and ten from the San Diego Chargers 14 yard line. Chip Kelly ran three


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Parkesburg’s Dog Problem

When is the epidemic of people leaving their dog’s stool on the sidewalk going to end? Between the walk from the Keystone Valley Fire Department to Rocco & Anna’s, there were 10 dollops of the stinky


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