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Cierra Runge Update

Cierra Runge, a lifelong resident of Cochranville, PA and a member of Octorara Area High School Class of 2014, spoke to SwimSwm about her decision to transfer to Wisconsin and train for next year’s Summer Olympics


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Forget About Using Main Street Friday

The water company is shutting down Main Street on Friday. According to the Daily Local News: Pennsylvania American Water is scheduled to close Main Street between Route 10 and Culvert Street in Parkesburg starting Friday from


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Parkesburg Christmas Tree Gets A Star

Under gray skies and the occasional sprinkle of rain drops, the unofficial start of Christmas happened Saturday afternoon in Parkesburg as Mike Martorana, owner of the Tree Doctors, and Richie Klinger, perched at the end of


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Dress To Express


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Octorara Contemplates Diving Into Aquaponics

Octorara Area School District leaders are splashing local headlines with talk of making their already-strong agriculture programs even better by diving into a new aquaponics adventure. “This will be a step above what other schools are


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Octorara Winter Sports Schedules

Boys’ Basketball Team Hopes To Repeat As District I Champions By Jack Mariano The fall sports schedule wasn’t kind to the Octorara Braves, winning less than a dozen games across six sports.  Such is life in


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Beef & Beer Benefit for Jeanna Simmons

The fun starts at 2:00 PM. Top photo credit: cold one via photopin (license)


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A Closer Look At Octorara’s Collective Bargaining Agreement

By Jack Mariano The Octorara Area School District Board of Directors recently approved a new contract with the Octorara Area Education Association with a 9-0 vote.  The agreement is for four years retroactively, starting July 1,


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Parkesburg Halloweeen Parade


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Parkesburg Special Events Committee Hands Out Cash

The Parkesburg Area Special Events Committee announced last week that six area nonprofit groups were the beneficiary of $13,000.00 which was raised at the recent Community Day Celebration. The beneficiaries included the Octorara Area Food Cupboard,


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