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  • Bread’s Making BBQ’s A Home In The ‘Burg

    Bread’s Making BBQ’s A Home In The ‘Burg

    Debbie Wygent, LancasterOnline’s local reporter, picks up where David Jones left off last week profiling Anthony Williams and his new Bread’s BBQ & Soul Food eatery at 321 Main Street in Parkesburg. According to Wygent’s article, when people told Williams he should open a restaurant, “he envisioned himself doing just that, and Read More »
  • Point Kids Brush An Eyesore Away

    Point Kids Brush An Eyesore Away

    Thanks to a service project by the kids of The Point, a Parkesburg eyesore, graffiti spray painted on the south side base of the Culvert Street underpass several years ago, is a thing of the past. Thank you Point kids!  Thank you Dwayne Walton for posting pictures of the service project on Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Blotter – April 15th – 20th

    Parkesburg Police Blotter – April 15th – 20th

    Posted by Jack Mariano From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller: Police have arrested and charged David T. Flowers, 20 of Coatesville, with multiple traffic offenses and criminal charges after Flowers refused to stop for police on April 16th  on Boroline Rd..  Flowers had reportedly been fleeing the Coatesville Police, Read More »
  • Octorara Superintendent’s Parkesburg Town Hall Tonight

    Octorara Superintendent’s Parkesburg Town Hall Tonight

    Octorara Superintendent Dr. Tom Newcome will host town hall meetings at the Parkesburg Baptist Church at 103 Wesrt Street next to the Library tonight at 7:00 PM Residents of Parkesburg or any Octorara municipality may attend the town hall meeting. For more information on the town hall meeting check out Read More »
  • Octorara’s Got talent

    Octorara’s Got talent

    Deborah Ward, the Octorara Junior High School art teacher, posted several hand camouflage paintings created by her eighth grade art class to her blog last week. More paintings from her class here. Read More »
  • VFW Post Announce Parkesburg Memorial Day Parade, Community Day Plans

    VFW Post Announce Parkesburg Memorial Day Parade, Community Day Plans

    The Parkesburg VFW Post 4480 Memorial Day Parade and Services, will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014, Parkesburg, PA. The parade is scheduled to form at 12:30 PM and will begin at 1:30 PM. The parade will form at the World War I Monument on Main Street, it will move west Read More »
  • Octorara Band Boosters Offer ‘Class of 2014′ Yard Signs

    Octorara Band Boosters Offer ‘Class of 2014′ Yard Signs

  • PABA Announces Annual Business Of The Year Banquet Date

    PABA Announces Annual Business Of The Year Banquet Date

  • Daily Local News Memorializes Parkesburg Man

    Daily Local News Memorializes Parkesburg Man

    In an article calling him hardworking, a great listener and an immovable fixture behind the counter, the Daily Local News has a front page story this morning describing the impact the sudden death of Parkesburg resident Bruce Oas has had on the staff of Jimmy John’s, “Route 202’s famous ‘pipin hot sandwiches’ Read More »
  • Sunday Morning Mental Health Break

    Sunday Morning Mental Health Break

    With great excitement, a woman nearly 90 years old smiles at her grandson as he installs a new computer in her home. “Now I can get emails and pictures over the Internet,” she says, so happy to learn about technology that could help her stay in touch with loved ones. Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Blotter – April 8th through April 14th

    Parkesburg Police Blotter – April 8th through April 14th

    Posted by Jack Mariano From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief, Brian Sheller: Police arrested and charged Terry L. Goins, 18 of Parkesburg, with aggravated assault and related offenses after a home invasion on Chapel Avenue, March 24th.  He is being held at the Chester County Prison, in lieu of 50,000 Read More »
  • Commisioners’ Meeting In Parkesburg Draws 60 – Update

    Commisioners’ Meeting In Parkesburg Draws 60 – Update

    By Jack Mariano Chester County’s three commissioners came to Parkesburg Wednesday evening as they brought their monthly business meeting to the “people”. About 60 people packed into the charming, historic but small Borough Hall to see and hear Commissioners Ryan Costello, Chairperson, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell praise the local area Read More »
  • Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Jones’ Food Street Journal

    Who’s ready for a little soul food? This past Saturday we went to Main Street to check out the latest entry in Parkesburg’s restaurant renaissance. The first thing you notice when you walk in the door at Bread’s BBQ and Soul Food is the bright colors all around and the Read More »
  • County Commissioners Meeting In Parkesburg Tonight

    County Commissioners Meeting In Parkesburg Tonight

    First “on the road” meeting of 2014 to be held on Wednesday, April 16th The first Chester County Commissioners’ “on the road” public meetings in 2014 is scheduled to take place in the western part of Chester County at Parkesburg. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, Read More »
  • Octorara Board Rejects $40K Campus Security Grant – Updated

    Octorara Board Rejects $40K Campus Security Grant – Updated

    Debbie Wygent, local reporter for LancasterOnline, has a good article on Monday’s school board work session in which the board concluded their months long debate over whether to accept a $40,000 state grant to hire a security guard, deciding instead in a close 5-4 vote, not to accept the money. Read More »