Browsing: Parkesburg Life

Local Author Offers Suggestions For Dealing With Dying Relatives’ Stuff

Marcella Peyre-Ferry, a reporter for the Daily Local and Community Courier who lives in Oxford, has published a new book titled, “Getting Through the Stuff – a Loved One Leaves Behind.” The book follows the success


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Food Cupboard Benefit Concert Scheduled

Tip of the hat to Brian Sheller and Brian Norris. ________ Top photo credit: kevin dooley via photopin cc


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Thinking About Scotty

I will never understand why such appalling crimes like the torture and subsequent death of three year-old Scotty McMillan and the massacre and maiming of the ten Amish school girls in Nickle Mines in 2006 are


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Jenn’s Musings: Halloween And Trick or Treat 2014

By Jennifer Savage I love Halloween—and not just for the candy! I just love watching the kids coming to the door, dressed up in various costumes. Maybe because I love kids so much that anything that


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Octorara Area Food Cupboard Hosting Fundraiser

—UPDATE— On Saturday, October 25th, between 5PM and 8PM, the Octorara Area Food Cupboard will be hosting an “Empty Bowl” and Silent Auction fundraiser at the Octorara Senior High School, supporting their efforts in fighting hunger.


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Thank You Parkesburg!

By Jack Assetto, Community Day Organizer-in-Chief On Saturday, August 2nd the residents of Parkesburg came to Minch Park to celebrate the first annual Parkesburg Area Community Day. The weather was iffy on Thursday and Friday but


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Results Of Parkesburg Community Day’s 5K Race

2014 Fountain Inn 5k Age Group Awards 14 & under: Male:                                                                                                    Female: 1. Josh Wenger 1. Krista Wenger 2. Ethan Creveling 2. Katherine Liebeskind 3. Phares Blank 3. Carleigh Roche ____________ 15-19: Male:                                                                                                    Female: 1. Adam


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Pictures from Saturday’s Parkesburg Community Day celebration courtesy of Bryan Treadway.  


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Parkesburg Community Day All Day Today


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UFO Sighting Recorded South Of Parkesburg

Over the years I’ve covered a lot of topics on these pages; school board and borough council meetings, police activities, local sports contests, car accidents, the local real estate market, property taxes, new and expanding businesses,


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