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Community Day 2016 is behind us and despite the weather, it was a success. We experienced a record-setting heat index and temperatures soared to close to 100 degrees. Despite the heat we endured and I am


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Pair of Counselors and Pillars of Parkesburg Community Move Practices into Borough

Jill Miller and Tina O’Connor – a pair of licensed professional counselors and pillars of the Parkesburg community who run separate businesses but share the same office space – have found a new home for their


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Presenting The 2016 Octorara Graduates

By Jack Mariano The Octorara Area School District launched 144 graduates out into the world on Thursday evening, June 9th at the school’s 66th commencement exercises.  Below is a list of graduating seniors: Andrew Laurence Agen


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Octorara Awards Outstanding Seniors

By Jack Mariano George Daller auditorium was the scene on Wednesday June 1st as The Octorara Area School District Presented Awards and Scholarships To The 2016 Senior Class. Listed below are the awardees…… Scholarships and Awards


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OABEST Expo Draws Large Crowd

By Jack Mariano The Octorara Area Best Expo held on Saturday June 4, offered a variety of sights, sounds and smells…..yes smells (of the barbecue grill cooking up hot dogs, hamburgers and sausages).  the “sights” varied


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Future Farmers Of America Alive And Well At Octorara

The Chester County F.F.A. Banquet was held in the Cafeteria of Octorara High School on Friday May 13th. FFA is not just for students who want to be production farmers and those interested in the many


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BY JACK MARIANO Ominous skies could not dampen the attendance of Sunday’s Memorial Parade held in Parkesburg which included one of the largest crowds ever.  Some estimates placed that gathering approaching one thousand who participated and


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ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE THIS SUNDAY

The Parkesburg VFW Post 4480 Memorial Day Parade and Services, will be held Sunday, May  22, 2016,  Parkesburg, PA Services to honor the Parkesburg Veterans and the Memorial Day Parade are scheduled for Sunday, May 22,


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P.A.B.A.   CELEBRATES!

By Jack Mariano Looking at the The Parkesburg Area Business Association brochure, the credo of the organization is to “work to unify member businesses in the continuing promotion of all Parkesburg area business at large and


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By Jack Mariano Betsy  Gillen, President of the Parkesburg Chapter of Kacie’s Cause welcomed the crowd that was jammed into the Parkesburg Point Center and drew a large round of applause when she announced that the


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