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  • Parkesburg Police Activity

    Parkesburg Police Activity

    From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller: Police have charged Kenroy C. Lawrence, 29 of Norristown PA, with DUI and related offenses, after police contact Feb 7th at W 2nd Ave and Limestone Rd. Police have charged Jaleel T. Watson, 21 of Parkesburg, with drug possession and related offenses, after police contact Feb 14th at 0200 AM, along… Read More »
  • Live Music Next Week At The Beale

    Live Music Next Week At The Beale

  • PABA Hosts Cocktail Hour This Week

    PABA Hosts Cocktail Hour This Week

  • Drone’s Eye View Of Parkesburg Community Days

    Drone’s Eye View Of Parkesburg Community Days

    This video of last summer's Parkesburg Community Day as seen on TravelByDrone.com. Read More »
  • Runge Makes Waves In Lancaster

    Runge Makes Waves In Lancaster

    The cynics around here always say Octorara School District only makes the news when something bad happens or when one of the high school sports teams does something remarkable (like go 22-2 for instance!). Bad news gets splashed on the front pages of the Daily Local News in West Chester or one of the two Lancaster newspapers.  Nary a word… Read More »
  • Octorara Downs Coatesville 74-71, 2nd Victory This Week

    Octorara Downs Coatesville 74-71, 2nd Victory This Week

    Saturday's Octorara boys basketball game against Coatesville, a game Octorara won 74-71. The contest was the third contest of the season and the 2nd game in a week between the tow neighboring rivals. A full description of the game on ChesmontSport.com is here. ______ Top photo courtesy of ChesmontSport.com. Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Activity

    Parkesburg Police Activity

    From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller: Police have charged Dejon Jamar Darrel HALL, 23 of Coatesville, with DUI and related offenses after police contact July 4th in the 300 blk of 372 in Parkesburg. Police have charged Theodore P. Rhoades, 22 of Parkesburg, with drug possession and related offenses after police contact Jan 28th in the area… Read More »
  • Octorara Y 2015 Summer Camp Opportunities

    Octorara Y 2015 Summer Camp Opportunities

    Octorara Y 2015 Summer Camp Guide Read More »
  • Cierra Runge Update:  She’s Swimming Distance Events

    Cierra Runge Update: She’s Swimming Distance Events

    Cierra Runge's thoughts on sprinting versus distant events were recorded and posted to SwimSwam Saturday: Update: Runge won the 500M (4:50.29) and 1000M (9:55.48) free style race over swimmers from UCLA on Saturday. Read More »
  • Octorara Comes From Behind To Nip Coatesville

    Octorara Comes From Behind To Nip Coatesville

    "Chalk one up for the little guys," is how Peter DiGiovanni begins his description of Saturday's Octorara versus Coatesville boys basketball game, a game that saw the little guys, in this case the Octorara Braves, down the Coatesville Red Raiders 57-53. Here's an excerpt from DiGiovanni's well written article on GameTimePA.com illustrating how hard both teams played: The two teams dove… Read More »
  • Octorara High School Schedules African American Read-In

    Octorara High School Schedules African American Read-In

    ______ Top photo credit: The Uprooted Photographer via photopin cc Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Activity

    Parkesburg Police Activity

    From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller: Police have charged Hakeem Hayes, 29 of Parkesburg, with Corruption of Minors and related offenses after police investigated incidents of pornographic media received by the victim. Police have charged Pablo Almanza, 24 of Parkesburg, with simple assault and related offenses after a domestic disturbance in the 200 blk. of N. Church… Read More »
  • It’s More Than Just A Game

    It’s More Than Just A Game

    by Jack Mariano It’s more than just a game, it’s more than just a season.  Down to each young man on this 2014-15 basketball campaign, this season is a tribute to their classmate, friend and teammate Daulton Pointek who, along with his friend Carly Imbierowicz, passed away on November 22, 2014. The season had barely gotten started when one of… Read More »
  • Former Octorara Hoopsters Make The Grade At Alvernia

    Former Octorara Hoopsters Make The Grade At Alvernia

    by Jack Mariano [caption id="attachment_3267" align="alignleft" width="192"] Former Octorara Star Chucky Cooper[/caption]   Former Octorara basketball stars Lamont Clark and Chucky Cooper get their story told via the Daily Local News. Connect Here http://www.dailylocal.com/sports/20150124/octorara-duo-make-a-perfect-combo-at-alvernia Read More »
  • Dinniman Hosting Telephone Town Hall This Wednesday

    Dinniman Hosting Telephone Town Hall This Wednesday

    State Senator Andy Dinniman is turning to fiber optics and touch tone phones to keep constituents in the know about key state and local issues affecting Chester County. In addition to the regular e-mail updates the Senator sends and the daily Facebook and Twitter posts about issues important to Chester County, the two-term Senator announced last week he will hold… Read More »