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$3M State Grant Buys Solar Panels for Urban Outfitters Gap Project

Philadelphia Magazine had an sarcastic take Friday on a $3 million dollar grant received by Urban Outfitters this week courtesy of Pennsylvania taxpayers. Urban Outfitters is the company building the 1.2 million sq. ft. warehouse at


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Where Is Octorara’s Class of 2014 Heading?

By Nicole Howarth Now that they’ve graduated, many former Octorara Area students like Spencer Fox, Lea Ann Anyon, and Erin Murphy are taking opportunities in order to pursue their ambitions. Lets see where they are going


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Octorara Booster Club Sponsored Race Through Parkesburg Will Kick Off Community Days

The Octorara High School Cross Country and Track & Field Booster Club will sponsor the Fountain Inn 5k race on August 2nd, kicking off Parkesburg Community Day, a day full of events for the entire family,


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Parkesburg Library’s Stone Façade Needs Repairs

The Parkesburg Library has a special challenge and a request for the community. If you frequent the library you may have seen the stone wall on the front of the building became detached this past winter


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Jones Food Street Journal

After 6 trips to the Big Apple in ’13 we went back for the first time in ’14 and I have to say I was a bit disappointed. In last year’s end of the year review


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Parkesburg Police On The Prowl For Aggressive Drivers


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Twin Brook Winery Gazebo Concert Series Begins This Weekend

Twin Brook Winery, just a stone’s throw over the Chester County line in Gap, launches its summer concert series this Friday, June 20, with a concert by Philadelphia singer Deb Callahan, a lady whose voice can


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VFW Fund Raising Makes Uncle Sam Smile

Can anyone recall ever seeing our very own Uncle Same looking, well, any younger than he looks here? Uncle Sam, a.k.a. Gerry Treadway, had more than being photographed with a pretty woman to be happy about


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Monday’s Octorara School Board Meeting Summary

Here are the four most important takeaways from Monday night’s school board meeting: 1. At the start of the most important school board meeting of the year, the session where board members, after months of seemingly


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Jenn’s Musings: Here Comes the Sun…At Last!

By Jennifer Savage Two glorious weekends in a row allowed for some much-needed R&R at both the beach and by poolside. Was the water cold? Heck, yes! Did I care? Heck, no! In fact, that last


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