Browsing: Parkesburg Life

Parkesburg Holiday Yard Sale

There is a yard sale at 222 Old Racetrack Rd, Parkesburg from 8am to whenever on Friday, July 4th and Saturday the 5th. Items for sale are misc household items, new furniture, fishing and hunting equipment,and


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Parkesburg’s 1st Annual Community Day Is August 2nd

The Borough of Parkesburg will host its 1st Annual Community Day celebration on Saturday, August 2nd in Minch Park. The event will encompass the entire day with activities and contests for adults and children. Admission is


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Jones’ Garden Journal

Protecting Pollinator Habitats By David Jones The stories about the disappearance of bees across America has been told many times. There are many contributing factors that have led to the degradation of these important food pollinators


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Save The Date!


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The State Of Our Flags

Garrison Keillor notes today, June 14th, is Flag Day and offers this perspective on the holiday, which Pennsylvania, the only state to do so, celebrates as a state holiday. It was on June 14, 1777, that the


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Jones’ Gardening Journal

Peonies By David Jones Let’s talk Peonies. Although I love their blooms mine have always seemed to get infested with ants making them unusable for vases in the house. I have since learned the secret for


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Parkesburg Yesterday

A parade down Parkesburg’s Main Street in 1960 as seen from the intersection of Main and Wright Streets across the street from the Presbyterian Church. Pictures from the collections of Gerry Treadway.


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VFW “Folds Of Honor” Picnic Sunday

Welcome to Friday!  As you plan your weekend activities save time on your calendar Sunday for the VFW’s Folds of Honor picnic. The picnic starts at 1:00 PM at the VFW’s Fouth Avenue center and features,


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The USS Indianapolis, The Worst Naval Disaster in US History

If ever there was a story worth remembering and retelling on Memorial Day, it would be the story of the USS Indianapolis, the last ship to be sunk by a Japanese torpedo in World War II.


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Parkesburg, Octorara Region’s Population Continues Growth

A Philly.com article last week confirmed what most of us already knew: there’s more of us out there! According to Census Bureau population estimates released Thursday show, the number of people living in Parkesburg, and every


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