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  • 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 »
  • County Economic Development Plan Presentation Thursday Evening

    County Economic Development Plan Presentation Thursday Evening

    Meet new County Commissioner Michelle Kichline and ask questions about the impact Chester County's ten-year economic development plan will have on Parkesburg and the Octorara region. Read More »
  • How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Production This Weekend

    How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Production This Weekend

    Octorara High School Performance Arts Department's production of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying will be staged this weekend. Read More »
  • Parkesburg’s Got Talent

    Parkesburg’s Got Talent

    This rendition of The Temptation's hit 'Build Me Up Butter Cup' sung by a quartet of unnamed Octorara High School students on Valentine's Day a few weeks ago, was posted to YouTube by Meridith Norris. Unfortunately, the description with the video doesn't include the names of the four students in the quartet nor the name of the girl singled out… Read More »
  • Parkesburg Police Activity

    Parkesburg Police Activity

    From the desk of Parkesburg Police Chief, Brian Sheller: Daniel E. Huboi, 39, of Parkesburg and Sara M. Zakutny, 34, of Newark DE, were charged with terroristic threats, arson and related offenses after police were called to a physical domestic dispute at 06:30AM, on Feb 23rd , inside a borough residence.  Zakutny was housed in the Chester County prison after… Read More »
  • 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 »