Browsing: Jack Assetto

By Jack Mariano About thirty promoters and potential sponsors came out Wednesday evening to the Parkesburg VFW banquet room to enjoy wine and cheese and to hear the “kick off’ for the 2016 version of Community


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Parkesburg Special Events Committee Hands Out Cash

The Parkesburg Area Special Events Committee announced last week that six area nonprofit groups were the beneficiary of $13,000.00 which was raised at the recent Community Day Celebration. The beneficiaries included the Octorara Area Food Cupboard,


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At a recent borough council meeting Jack Assetto, Chairperson of last month’s Parkesburg Community Day celebration, dispersed the $6,500.00 raised by the all-day event to area charity and service organizations. Mark Agen accepting a check on


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Thank You Parkesburg!

By Jack Assetto, Community Day Organizer-in-Chief On Saturday, August 2nd the residents of Parkesburg came to Minch Park to celebrate the first annual Parkesburg Area Community Day. The weather was iffy on Thursday and Friday but


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Parkesburg’s 1st Annual Community Day Is August 2nd

The Borough of Parkesburg will host its 1st Annual Community Day celebration on Saturday, August 2nd in Minch Park. The event will encompass the entire day with activities and contests for adults and children. Admission is


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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 Business, Community Leaders Plan 2014 Community Day

Parkesburg Community Day celebration is making a return in a big way this summer. Playing off the success of Parkesburg’s 140th birthday celebration in 2012 and last year’s Parkesburg Criterium bike race, events that drew five


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Bike Race Raises Hope and Money

Last month’s bike race drew thousands of people and raised $1,700 for local charities. “A success,” Jack Assetto, chairman of the Parkesburg Criterium Committee, said at the Chesco Grand Prix. Assetto hopes the Borough Council will


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What is it about Parkesburg and the Octorara region that we’ve become Chester County’s version of the Rodney Dangerfield “I don’t get no respect.” schtick? First the commissioners forget there is in fact a “Western” portion


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