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First president of Beverly College

April 11, 2015 In 1889 the obituary of Beverly College’s first president began: “At Mt. Auburn the Spirit of J. P. Weethee Takes Its Flight, An Eminent Man with a Varied Career, Deep Scholar, Writer and Theologian. more »»

 
 
 
Singapore after the Patriarch

April 11, 2015 One of the 20th century’s great statesmen, Lee Kuan Yew, has passed away. more »»

Alcohol: Teen drug of choice

April 11, 2015 In the United States, alcohol is the drug of choice among youth under the age of 21, used more than tobacco or other illicit drugs. more »»

Vienna Boys Choir performance a joint effort

April 4, 2015 When people from all areas of the community come together and work in harmony toward a common goal, amazing results take place, and everyone reaps the benefit of healthy collaboration. more »»

Increased tax on oil and gas will cost jobs

April 4, 2015 The April 1 headline in the USA TODAY spelled it out all too clearly: “Falling Oil Prices Cost 100K Jobs. more »»

Behavioral health requires prevention and recovery

March 28, 2015 The two staff and currently 10 volunteer members of the Behavioral Health Board share the responsibility for allocating certain federal, state, and local funds to support mental health and substance... more »»

1855 petition: Beverly College Incorporated

March 28, 2015 The First Session of the Forty-first General Assembly of Ohio considered a bill introduced by John C. more »»

Creating Healthy Commununities

March 21, 2015 Washington County has had a coalition for Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) since 201. more »»

Open govt. requires transparency

March 21, 2015 Withholding information, or even appearing to keep the public at arm’s length, creates a breach of trust between the American people and our institutions of government. more »»

India-Japan partnership: The soft containment of China

March 21, 2015 China’s ascent in less than one generation to become the most powerful country in Asia has caused a hasty reordering of power in the Asia-Pacific and pushed Asia’s two most important democracies,... more »»

Ohio public records law mess

March 21, 2015 In 1963, the Ohio General Assembly fashioned the state’s first open records law. more »»

A media conspiracy that’s good for you

March 21, 2015 Each spring for 10 years now, a vast media conspiracy has rolled across the hills and plains of this nation. more »»

The Obamas’ Second Act

March 14, 2015 Is it possible the future could be changed by the musings of a lone sage printed in an obscure daily newspaper? It would take the Washington County Democrats to do their job for what is best for... more »»

Beginnings of Beverly College

March 14, 2015 At one time Beverly had a fine opera house, a tri-county fair, circuses, foundries, and, for more than half a century, a college. more »»

Fluoride in water: Mass drugging of a population

March 14, 2015 More proof that fluoridation is a bad idea. A news piece from The Telegraph on Feb. 24, a British newspaper, reports on scientists warning over the negative effects of water fluoridation. more »»

Police and people in mental crisis: CIT is coming

March 7, 2015 I should preface what I am about to say by stressing that I am not a cop-hate. more »»

Ban on 5.56 ammo is political

March 7, 2015 In an effort that has been culminating for the past few years since some of the most publicized mass killings being played out in the mainstream media, as well as government calling for more... more »»

LEPC helps in a crisis

March 7, 2015 What is the LEPC? First, the letters LEPC stand for “Local Emergency Planning Committee”. more »»

Waterford Cemetery: Last 4 additions

February 28, 2015 The third addition (D, see map), added on Oct. 28, 1925, was the first part of the cemetery south of Sunset Lane. Byron E. (a trustee) and Ida J. Ullman Hill sold . more »»

The Rule of Law in China

February 28, 2015 The late MIT political scientist and Sinologist Lucian Pye once famously advised that the starting point for understanding China “is to recognize that China is not just another nation-state in the... more »»

Meningitis bigger threat than Ebola

February 28, 2015 In the morning he had a headache. By the afternoon he had died. I discovered his body. My 26- year-old son died of meningitis. There was not much that anyone could do — then — to help him. more »»

 
 

Saturdays at River City Farmers Market April 18, 2015

Saturdays, year round, new hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April, Washington County Fair Grounds, 922 Front St., Marietta; fresh local produce only, jellies, jams, maple syrup, honey, meat, fresh baked goods, crafts (740) 984-2840 or (304) 428-4641 or rivercityfarmersmarket.org and on Facebook. more »

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The Times reported the death of Lincoln

April 15, 2015 To call the death of President Lincoln 150 years ago a huge event in American history is an understatement. more »

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