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Get tested for colon cancer ASAP

March 18, 2014 You can’t afford to wait. That’s the message given this month, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Annual bee puts spotlight on learning

March 17, 2014 Congratulations to River Elementary School eight-grader Peyton Hall, who won the 34th annual Marietta Times Regional Spelling Bee Friday night. more »»

Even modern technology can fall short

March 15, 2014 When technology makes it possible for the grocery store to track a shopper’s habits to tailor coupons on the back of the receipt, a doctor in another city can review a patient’s medical exams and th... more »»

Red Cross fills vital needs in our community

March 14, 2014 This month our communities’ everyday heroes are to be honored for their selfless endeavors. more »»

External defibrillator can increase the chances of survival

March 13, 2014 An automated external defibrillator (AED) was given this week to the Marietta Recreational Soccer League, donated by Camden Clark Medical Cente. more »»

Navy ship a fitting tribute to heroes of Flight 93

March 12, 2014 Amid the shock and horror of what happened on Sept. 11, 2001, a group of ordinary Americans became heroes by sacrificing their own lives to save other. more »»

Working smoke detectors vital for home safety

March 11, 2014 Daylight saving time returned this weekend and while that means we will have an extra hour of daylight to enjoy outdoor activities, it also represents one of the two good times during the year to... more »»

Helping our food pantries an ongoing concern

March 10, 2014 Understandably, many of us have been wrapped up in our own lives throughout this harsh winter — getting to and from work; what to do with the kids home from school; is the furnace working and how t... more »»

Put down the cell phone in the car

March 8, 2014 An ordinance that bans texting while driving, and use of all hand held devices while driving, became law in Marietta this wee. more »»

Social workers deserve a big thanks

March 7, 2014 Social workers are in the trenches every day working to help the less fortunate and those in need. March is National Professional Social Work Month and the theme this year is “All People Matter. more »»

Museums worthy of volunteer's time, effort

March 6, 2014 The Campus Martius and Ohio River museums play important roles in the Marietta community. more »»

Eastern Ohio not a priority to politicians

March 5, 2014 Unfortunately, the closing of the Jerry L. Stewart Mine Safety Training Center’s state-of-the-art simulator in Cadiz is now a realit. more »»

Ohio needs uniform traffic cam policy

March 4, 2014 Traffic cameras for speeding enforcement and traffic light enforcement continue to rear their little electronic heads around the stat. more »»

Cleveland sets bad example of running schools

March 2, 2014 Hundreds of Cleveland teachers protested at a city school board meeting Tuesday over plans to cut spending by $21 million. Imagine how upset they would have been had officials done the right thing. more »»

The time to expand vocational ed is now

March 1, 2014 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand vocational education in schools is a good one. It will benefit hundreds of thousands of young students in the futur. more »»

Be patient navigating through pothole season

February 28, 2014 Now that the snow and ice of February has pretty much melted, the region is treated to a new scourge: The pothole. They’re everywhere. They’re on side streets and main roads. more »»

Ohio voters need every available opportunity

February 27, 2014 An Ohio bill signed into law by Gov. more »»

Expanding vocation education a good move for Ohioans

February 26, 2014 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand vocational education in schools is a good one. It will benefit hundreds of thousands of young students in the futur. more »»

Owners need to have pets spayed, neutered

February 25, 2014 Today marks the anniversary of Spay Day USA, so we’re issuing a reminder to all pet owners and potential pet owners to have their animals spayed or neutered. more »»

Gun safety education for local children is a good idea

February 24, 2014 Gun safety is an issue that is vital to many people in our community. And teaching the basics of gun safety to children is vitally important in today’s world where guns are prevalen. more »»



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