Browsing: Parkesburg People

> For the past three decades hikers arriving at the midway point of the 2,180-mile Georgia-to-Maine Appalachian Trail have made it a tradition to stop at Pine Grove Furnace State Park in south-central Pennsylvania near Gettysburg


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> When vintage children’s television personality Sally Starr fell ill yesterday preventing her from riding in Kennett’s Memorial Day Parade, the first parade she’s missed in 62 years, our very own Uncle Sam (a.k.a. Gerry Treadway)


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> Pictured from left: Larry Welsch, Board President Patrick McKenna, Executive Director Glenn Fricke and Senator Andrew Dinniman Congratulations to Larry Welsch, a Parkesburg native and Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank for being


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>”History is a set of lies agreed upon.” While French Emperor Napoleon wasn’t thinking of Parkesburg past when he uttered these words 200 years ago, newcomers and old-timers in town alike have asked the same question


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> Robert Grier Montgomery Who is PFC Robert G. Montgomery and why is Parkesburg’s VFW post on Fourth Avenue named in his honor? According to the Chester County Hall of Heroes web page, Robert Grier Montgomery,


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>   As we head into the town’s Memorial Day parade Sunday afternoon, a little fun looking at Uncle Sam as portrayed around the region by Parkesburg’s Gerry Treadway. In Lititz:   Gerry Treadway, 74, has


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> Front porch of Wilde’s Main Street Funeral Home Note: When my father died on May 1st, I interacted at least once a day for the next week with the funeral director my father and stepmother


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> Coach Gene Lambert Kudos to Parkesburg native and current resident Gene Lambert for being named ‘Coach of the Year’ by Chester County’s The Daily Local. Lambert led Octorara’s boys basketball team to a 23-6 record


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> Put this in the ‘You can’t make this stuff up’ category.’ From a Boston area paper yesterday a report about Marathon runner Nancy Stolzfus of Parkesburg who took a blow-up doll dressed as her friend


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> Eric & Cindy Mammarella of Oakwood Drive on Parkesburg’s east end never know what creature will wonder into their back yeard. Over the years they’ve seen a variety of critters and fowls in their yard


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