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Don’t change zoning for center

July 4, 2015 My husband and I have been big advocates of recycling for years. He sponsored an environmental club at Marietta High School that recycled their paper, cardboard, and can. more »»

 
 
 
Shale revolution in second phase

July 4, 2015 Despite years of incredible growth in U.S. oil and natural gas production, we remain in the very early innings of the shale revolutio. more »»

Colegate Drive isn’t right for recycling center

July 4, 2015 I recently received notice as an adjoining property owner that a meeting would be held “to discuss the re-zoning of the area on Colegate Drive, near where the Washington County Garage is currently... more »»

Religion: Beverly churches in 1870

July 4, 2015 The George Washington Preston Diary provides an interesting glimpse into what religious life was like in Beverly during the period from January to June 1870 when he attended Beverly College. more »»

Hong Kong: A city divided

July 4, 2015 In one of the most unexpected turnarounds in Hong Kong’s contemporary political history, a much-anticipated “Yes” vote to “reform” Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR)’s election process fo... more »»

Substance abuse, addiction increasing

June 27, 2015 Abuse and addiction of alcohol and other drugs is a serious and growing concern in Washington Count. more »»

Diary of a Beverly College student

June 20, 2015 George Washington Preston kept a diary during his last two terms while attending Beverly College in 1870. more »»

Severance tax hike risks Ohio jobs, prosperity

June 13, 2015 President Reagan once said, “[w]hen you put a big tax on something, the people will produce less of it. more »»

U.S.-China confrontation over the ‘Great Wall of Sand’

June 13, 2015 China and the United States are in deep disagreements over recent Chinese activities in the South China Sea. China is claiming “undisputed” sovereignty over approximately 90 percent of the 3. more »»

Ohio has key role in energy

June 11, 2015 I recently joined a bipartisan group of members from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on a trip to Portugal, Belgium, and the Ukraine to discuss our mutual energy interests and Russia’s... more »»

Beverly College transition year

June 6, 2015 The Cumberland Presbyterian reported on January 14, 1870, “We learn with pleasure, the success being obtained by Beverly College, under the labors of Profs. Howard and Co. more »»

How trade is like baseball

June 6, 2015 Folks in Washington like to make big promises when it comes to our trade deals. But for too long, Ohioans have seen nothing but bad results. more »»

Our government is neutral to religion, not ‘anti’

May 30, 2015 America has just completed a four-year period marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, wherein our founding ideal that we are all “created equal” was put to the test, as Lincoln articulated a... more »»

Recovery-oriented care system

May 30, 2015 Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) is the goal of a Recovery is Beautiful BluePrint. The blueprint was developed by the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities. more »»

Disabled American Veterans group helping out

May 23, 2015 Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are the Disabled American Veterans representing the veterans and families of Washington County. more »»

John Paine’s marker dedication June 14

May 23, 2015 Revolutionary War veteran John Paine’s biography is intricate and interesting, a fine example of one that is written only after involved research. more »»

A marriage of convenience

May 23, 2015 To symbolize the growing military ties between the two giant neighbors, nine Chinese and Russian warships kicked off a weeklong joint naval exercise in the eastern Mediterranean on May 17. more »»

Armory loan not best answer for city ADA issues

May 9, 2015 After reading the “local column” that was written by a 20-year professional journalist and an aspiring mayoral candidate in a recent edition of the Marietta Times, the authors, Roger Kalter, 1st... more »»

Beverly College to the year 1870

May 9, 2015 The funding, sponsorship and enrollment of Beverly College varied over the years. more »»

Kasich tax increases would cook Noble County’s ‘golden goose’

May 9, 2015 The people of Noble County tend to be straight talking practical folks, with many of us descended from farmers and coal miners. As part of that heritage, we favor reality over fables. more »»

Marietta’s winter bird count 2015

May 9, 2015 Only 10 participants in this winter’s bird watch compared to 18 last winter and 14 our first (’96-’97) season. What a let down to get 42 species after a record-setting 62 a year ago. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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