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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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Parkesburg Yesterday

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


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Chester County Officials Tell Residents, ‘Get Ready!’

With this weekend’s forecast for the first significant winter storm of 2016, Chester County’s Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) is encouraging residents to sign up for ReadyChesCo.org – the free text and e-mail service providing local


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What’s Going On With Main Street?

Update: August 12, 2016 By: Jack Mariano Good News! Construction has begun on the handicap access ramps and it appears as if the crew is beginning at South Culvert Street and moving east.  P.T. is hoping


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Octorara Class of ’74 Prom Nostalgia

Are you Class of ’74 graduate of Octorara High School and want a unique keepsake to remember your time there? This 1974 Octorara prom ring charm, which showed up on Craigslist yesterday, might be just the


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Parkesburg 2016 Christmas Parade

A few pictures from Sunday’s Christmas parade along First Avenue organized by the VFW. The pictures are courtesy of Patricia Prange-Smith, Kathi Rendall, Larry Constable and Michael Martorana and Gerry Treadway’s Facebook timeline.


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Caleb Wilde Pens Moving Tribute on his Father’s Sixtieth Birthday

To celebrate his father’s 60th birthday Caleb Wilde recently looked back to reflect on the influence his father, Bill Wilde, has had on his life. Author of the popular “Confessions of a Funeral Director” blog, and


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Main Street Update

Mike Martorana, owner of The Tree Doctors and Vice President of Parkesburg Area Business Association (PABA), created these notes documenting a December 1st meeting between about the evacuation and uneven pavement of Main Street by the


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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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