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  • Jones’ Food Street Journal: Thorndale Craft House

    Jones’ Food Street Journal: Thorndale Craft House

    By David Jones On a recent Thursday night we decided to venture to the new Thorndale Craft House for dinner and a brew. I had heard mixed reviews from several friends, but I got a BOGO coupon so I decided to give it a try. We had been to this location several times over the past 30 years as it… Read More »
  • Memorial Day Parade Today

    Memorial Day Parade Today

  • Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Jones’ Food Street Journal

    By David Jones Well, you can’t get any further south in Chester County than our latest culinary trip to Taqueria Moroleon in Avondale on Route 41 in Southern Chester County. The Taqueria sits right on the borderline with the State of Delaware. From our home in Parkesburg it takes about 20 minutes. Depending on the time and the day you… Read More »
  • Kacie’s Cause Mother’s Day Walk

    Kacie’s Cause Mother’s Day Walk

  • Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Victory at Red Star Craft House In Exton By David Jones Those of you who have read my articles in the past may remember a review I did of Red Star Craft House in the Exton Mall shortly after they opened in Early December 2014. Since Parkesburg has a strong affiliation with Victory Brewery now, I decided to venture back… Read More »
  • Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Iron Hill Brewery By David Jones This is my first in an on-going series of breweries, brew-pubs and craft houses. Iron Hill has lots of locations including; Lancaster, Phoenixville, West Chester and their flag ship in Delaware. They have had huge success in each location and their beers have won numerous awards both nationally and in Pennsylvania. They have been… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Activity

    Parkesburg Police Activity

    Recent Parkesburg police activity as reported by Police Chief, Brian Sheller: Police charged Jermaine Braszzle, 33 of Parkesburg with loitering and prowling at night, after the actor fled from police on foot to avoid capture for outstanding criminal warrants. The subject was tracked down by police and taken into custody without incident. Police have charged Clifford Wilson, 33 of Parkesburg… Read More »
  • Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Double Shot By David Jones This week I thought I would do a quick double. The first one is Seawell’s Market and Deli. Last Friday Lin and I went for the meatloaf special. As we were driving by on First Avenue we saw the sign advertising $6.99 for a meatloaf dinner so we thought, why not? There were several other… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Iron Company Focus Of History Group Meeting

    Parkesburg Iron Company Focus Of History Group Meeting

    by Jack Mariano Local historian Gerry Treadway provided a vivid view of what life was like more than one hundred forty years ago when Parkesburg's economy was booming due to the establishment and presence of one single industry, The Parkesburg Iron Company. The very building that was intended to be the plant's power source which is now the town's borough… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Library Annual Golf Outing

    Parkesburg Library Annual Golf Outing

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  • PABA Award Banquet Slated For May 6th

    PABA Award Banquet Slated For May 6th

  • Frank Haas Memorialized By Philly.com

    Frank Haas Memorialized By Philly.com

    Philly.com published an obituary Saturday detailing Frank Haas's life. Frank passed away last Friday evening afer an extended battle with cancer. The thoughtful obituary details how Haas began life as an accountant for General Electric Re-Entry Systems in Philadelphia and then Hale Fire Pump in West Conshohocken before launching his own a construction business in Atglen. According to the obituary,… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Activity Report

    Parkesburg Police Activity Report

    Parkesburg Police Activity from the desk of Police Chief Brian Sheller: Hakeen Hayes, 29 of Parkesburg, has been charged with multiple counts of child pornography and related offenses after a police investigation. Victoria Falls, 27 of Parkesburg, was charged with illegal dumping in the 100 blk. of S. Church St, after a police investigation 3/9. Travis J. Boyer, 24 of… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Update

    Parkesburg Police Update

    Daily Local News coverage of the incident here. Read More »
  • In Memoriam – Frank Haas

    In Memoriam – Frank Haas

    It is with sadness that I note the passing of West Sadsbury Township Supervisor Frank Haas this morning. Haas passed away Friday evening after a 2 year battle with cancer. According to Keystone Valley Fire Department's home page, "Frank was a driving force behind Keystone Valley Fire Department and the regional fire district." What many don't know, is Frank Haas… Read More »