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Thanks to all who helped with Barlow library shelter

April 1, 2015 On behalf of the Barlow library, I would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to all those involved with the new outdoor shelter at the library. more »»

Why are women overlooked in vets’ publications?

April 1, 2015 Did you ever notice the commercial ads in magazines advertising men's military rings (Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, and Coastguard rings)? You can see it in the DAV, VFW, American Legion, and many... more »»

MC basketball coach says thanks to the community

March 31, 2015 On behalf of the Marietta College Men’s Basketball Program, I would like to thank the Marietta community for the amazing support that our team received this past winter. more »»

Visit to the doctor’s office a real eye opener

March 31, 2015 Maybe I’m out of touch with charges for medical services in today’s time as it has been a while since I have been to a doctor. But I’m surprised by charges of $430 for a 20-minute office visit. more »»

Thank you for a successful Spring Job Fair

March 30, 2015 It was a privilege to host the recent Spring Job Fair on Thursday, March 19, which brought 50 different hiring employers to the Washington State campus to speak with over 200 job seekers. more »»

Public shouldn’t stand for flawed charter school policy

March 30, 2015 Many of you may have read previous letters I submitted telling you about how our state is pouring thousands of dollars into poorly performing for-profit charter schools. more »»

Hanging of Yellowjackets flags appreciated

March 28, 2015 I would like to thank Tom Ruf and John Knapp for putting up the maroon and gold flags along Highland Avenue in Williamstown Wednesday morning, March 18. more »»

Annual Earth Day celebration coming April 18

March 28, 2015 Marietta’s Earth Day Celebration is fast approaching. Armory Square, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Now is the time to consider entering the Sweetgum Ball Contest and the Trash-to-Art Contes. more »»

Hoops tourney one of many Frontier alumni events

March 27, 2015 The Frontier High School Alumni Association classes 1969-1990 recently held their second annual basketball tournamen. more »»

Newport students, PTO appreciate donation

March 26, 2015 The Newport PTO and Newport Elementary students are very happy to thank the Responsible Care Group of Washington County. more »»

Community turned out in a big way for Railyn

March 25, 2015 On March 14, the community of Marietta and the surrounding area once again showed its generosity and support for a local family at the Railyn Hanson Benefit. more »»

Thanks to chief for hearing pedestrian concerns

March 23, 2015 We would like to thank Marietta City Police Chief Rodney Hupp for taking the time to listen, take note and take action regarding the pedestrian safety concerns in our downtown. more »»

Schilling a great pick as Citizen of the Year

March 21, 2015 The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce’s choice of Ken Schilling as Citizen of the Year could not have been better. more »»

Presbyterian church opts to serve Satan

March 21, 2015 The Presbyterian “church” (USA) voted to no longer follow God, but serve Satan. That decision was made with their vote to include homosexual marriage in their constitution. more »»

4-hour parking limit needed around O’Neill Center

March 21, 2015 An open letter to Mayor (Joe) Matthews and Marietta Council members: The O’Neill Center provides many programs for Marietta’s senior citizens in their Fourth and Scammel Street facility. more »»

Important tips that can help first responders

March 19, 2015 As you know the first full week of October is observed as Fire Prevention Week. To first responders, every week of the year is Fire Prevention Week. more »»

Recycling center on Colegate might not be best

March 17, 2015 It is nice that the county commissioners have given their approval to use the old county garage for a recycling center. more »»

Support for FurBall enables Humane Society

March 17, 2015 The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley is funded primarily by donations and fundraisers. The 12th annual “Fur Ball” was held Feb. 28 at the Marietta Shrine Club. more »»

Get more information on program for retirees

March 16, 2015 I want to thank The Times for its generous coverage of the upcoming session of Institute For Learning In Retirement (better known as the ILR) which appeared in the Friday, Feb. 27, edition. more »»

The worst ACA problems are still to come

March 14, 2015 Recently it was suggested that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA or Obamacare, must be good because there aren’t many problems yet. more »»



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