Browsing: Parkesburg People

Kacie’s Cause Community Meeting


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Boy Scout Troop Christmas Tree Sale

__________ Top photo credit: ginnerobot via photopin cc


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Parkesburg Goes Gardening!

By David Jones May 17th we started our garden club at the Parkesburg Library. This is a project my Master Gardener training, The club meets each Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and more


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Borough Council Interrupts Carol Seawell

At last week’s Borough Council meeting, Carol Seawell’s comments were cut off after three minutes without warning. Parkesburg Today spoke to Seawell about the situation. What happened? “I went to the Borough Council Meeting to speak


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Parkesburg Photos of the Week (1/2)

Here are photos from Parkesburg Fire Co. No. 1: 100 Year Anniversary & Housing, published June 11, 1994. The book will be available to the public at Seawell’s on Wednesday, September 25.    


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Meet Parkesburg Pastor Mark Beideman

“I love my job,” said Mark Beideman. Beideman became interim pastor of the United Methodist Church—arguably the third largest church in Parkesburg to the Catholic and Baptist—in December 1996 and senior pastor in July 1997 by


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Parkesburg Borough Council Meeting Seeks Safety

All the doors but one are locked after Parkesburg Borough Council Meeting starts, restricting entry ways to increase security. An armed Parkesburg police officer is also in attendance. Both developments arose from an incident in Saylorsburg Township in Monroe


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Parkesburg History Group Tours The Old Presbyterian Chapel

By Jack Mariano Countless times I have driven past the old building that was known as the Keystone Lodge #569 of Parkesburg, but I never set one foot inside, and as I drove my mother past


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After Weight Loss

By Joseph Miller In the summer of 2009, I weighed close to four hundred pounds. That’s big. I dropped to one hundred and seventy by the summer 2012—about average for a guy my height. But here’s


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Parkesburg: Remembering 9/11

On September 11, a band of Arab terrorists flew hijacked planes into the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and a field in western Pennsylvania, an event that precipitated two wars, $4 trillion dollars in expenditures and the


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