Browsing: First Avenue

Parkesburg Commercial Property Of The Week

When the old Acme building at 418 West First Avenue went up for sale last week for $280,000, I went scurrying to Parkesburg historian Gerry Treadway for a run down of the building’s history. Here’s what


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Parkesburg Yesterday – World War II Memorial

The way it looks, TODAY!  (2019) What a change! By Gerry Treadway Parkesburg’s World War II memorial in front of the fire house on First Avenue has been the site of the town’s Memorial Day remembrances


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Parkesburg Memorial Day Parade, Community Day Today

The Parkesburg VFW Post 4480 Memorial Day Parade and Services will form this afternoon at 12:30 PM and will begin at 1:30 PM. The parade will form at the World War I Monument on Main Street,


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Octorara Junior’s Makeover Courtesy of Assetto Family Hairstyling

Alex Heil, a Junior at Octorara High School, was transformed Monday afternoon from a just another neighborhood kid to the girl next door at Assetto’s Family Hair Styling on First Avenue. In an effort to stay


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First Avenue Businesses Thank Borough For Snow Removal

The following letter commending Borough officials for their snow removal efforts last week was read at Borough Council’s monthly meeting Monday evening by First Avenue businessman Jack Assetto:


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Parkesburg Police Monitor Speed On First Avenue

Parkesburg Police are gently reminding drivers coming east on First Avenue into Parkesburg’s business district to slow down. Police Chief Brian Sheller placed the battery-powered speed monitoring device, which flashes each passing car’s speed when drivers


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While doing some very late spring cleaning over the weekend, Kathi Rendall found this decorative Parkesburg plate, depicting a turn of the century First Avenue scene, which she promptly posted to Facebook. According to Gerry Treadway,


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As hurricane Sandy blew through Monday did you happen to notice . . . Seawell’s Market remained open even as Wal-Mart and Wawa shut their doors? The great job, as one First Avenue business owner put


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>This past Thursday (7/19) I had lunch with the owners of the Acme Plaza on 1st Avenue. Knowing I was going to be in North Jersey for a business meeting, I called ahead to see if


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