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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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ATTENTION HISTORY FANS The Parkesburg History Group will have a display and talk about Parkesburg Bottles dating from 1852 to the present day at Ascension Episcopal Church, 2nd Ave. and West St. in Parkesburg on Wednesday


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By Jack Mariano The Face of America Bicycle Race will be coming through Parkesburg on the way to Gettysburg on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The teams will be making a brief stop at the Keystone Valley


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By Jack Mariano About thirty promoters and potential sponsors came out Wednesday evening to the Parkesburg VFW banquet room to enjoy wine and cheese and to hear the “kick off’ for the 2016 version of Community


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———————————————-UPDATE  3/12/16—————————————————– By Jack Mariano Once again this morning (3/12/16) fire returned to this block of 4th Ave. and did serious damage to the entire row. The origin appeared to be seated towards the western end


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Victory Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing Co. Form Alliance

The pioneering brewmasters at Downingtown-based Victory Brewing have pulled chairs up to a popular bar on the other side of the mountains and cracked open a landmark alliance that could change the way patrons raise their


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Parkesburg House of the Week

Address: 488 Washington Ave Specs: 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths Sq. Ft.: 1,294 Price: $179,900 Taxes: $4,784 Realtor Description: Move right in to the this beautifully updated 3 bedroom home in Parkesburg. Gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops,


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Octorara Hosts African American Read-In


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West Philly Speedboys Get “The Point”

by Jack Mariano Philly is coming to Parkesburg, get the POINT?  On Saturday January 30, the West Philadelphia High School Speedboys basketball team are scheduled to play our Octorara Braves and the game will be held


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Parkesburg Yesterday

First Avenue looking east after the blizzard of 1958 courtesy of Brian Treadway as posted to facebook.  


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