Browsing: Daily Local News

Hank Detering Organizing Rafting Trip For Wounded Marines

Former Octorara High School Principal Hank Detering made it onto the front page of the Daily Local News this week with a story about a whitewater rafting trip down the Grand Canyon River for wounded active


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Funds To Replace West Bridge Street Span Allocated

In the midst of another summer full of orange construction signs and cones, word has arrived that Chester County is in the crosshairs for more than $100 million of additional roadwork in the next 10 years.


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Parkesburg Police Arrest Suspected Heroin Traffickers

Following the death of several area youth from heroin overdose in 2013, Parkesburg police took their game up a notch investigating and finally arresting two men in early July suspected of transporting and selling “fentanyl-laced heroin”


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Top Octorara Grads Profiled By Daily Local News

Every year the Daily Local News asks high schools across Chester County to submit a picture and brief article of each school’s top scholar and athlete. The Octorara Area High Schools graduating seniors making the Daily


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Octorara Guidance Councilor’s Volunteer Work Honored

Dr. David Rutledge, long-serving Octorara HS guidance councilor was 8 volunteers honored by Chester County Economic Development Council earlier this month This from the June 20th edition of the Daily Local News: David Rutledge, school-to-career coordinator


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West Sadsbury Accident Victims, Injured Identified – Update

Update: 7:15 PM on May 28th, 2014 According to the Daily Local News a second victim of Friday night’s Lower Valley Road traffic accident has succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash and died: The 90-year-old


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In Memorial

Bruce Oas of Parkesburg died in an auto accident on Route 10 Monday afternoon. He was 51 years old. The obituary in the Daily Local News notes Bruce, “. . . was the devoted husband of


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In Memorial

Kevin G. Lawrence Jan. 5, 2014 From Kevin’s obituary: “Kevin will best be remembered as the owner and operator of Hair Sensations styling salon in Parkesburg. He was last employed by the Arc of Chester County


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West Bridge Street Project Update

The Daily Local News in West Chester had an update yesterday on the State’s structurally deficient bridges.  According to the article, a deficient bridge, “does not mean the bridge is unsafe; rather that it has deterioration


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Best of Business

Mike Martorano, owner of The Tree Doctor and former council member, needs help putting his business on Chester County’s map. Martorano started The Tree Doctor in 1989 after a career in banking. He employs skilled arborists and plant


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