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O’Neill Center can help on Social Security, Medicare

January 19, 2016 O’Neill Center can help on Social Security, Medicare Seniors who rely on Social Security benefits found themselves without a cost of living adjustment (COLA) increase this January. more »»

Reader says it’s time to give peace a chance

January 18, 2016 This protest letter is long, long overdue. It’s all about the ugliest emotion known to the world; that emotion is hate! I also include in this protest the absurd ignorance of racism. more »»

Thanks to all who helped with Basketball Challenge

January 18, 2016 On Saturday, Jan. 2, we were able to host the Inaugural Ohio/West Virginia Boys Basketball Challenge with 12 local high schools participating and 19 total games played. more »»

Issue in Devola is drinking water, not sewer

January 16, 2016 There has been quite a bit of press over the past year on the proposed sewering of Devola, and I would like to explain why the Washington County Health Department is not in favor of this effort. more »»

Praise of Pope is misguided

January 16, 2016 Over the past months we have been “wowed” by all the words praising the Pope as “Vicar of Christ, infallible, de facto head of worldwide Christianity” and Roman Catholic priests as “God’s instrument... more »»

Theater’s patrons should work to keep it clean

January 15, 2016 What a wonderful attraction the new Peoples Bank (former Colony) Theatre is for Marietta! I was delighted to attend the Cirque-Tacular performance and have tickets for many more productions. more »»

Humane Society’s fundraiser a big success

January 15, 2016 The 7th annual They Light Up Our Lives fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley was another success! Over 35 contributors donating more than $1500 honored and remembered 178 pets. more »»

Coats for Kids drive collects 473 coats; thanks

January 14, 2016 2015 Coats for Kids was successful with 473 coats distributed. more »»

Student calendar a real showcase for talents

January 14, 2016 I would like to thank The Marietta Times for your newspaper and the 2016 Student Calendar. I look forward to receiving this publication every year. more »»

Many in America aren’t as smart as they think they are

January 14, 2016 Anti-intellectualism is a main cause of our faltering society. We are divided. Not as dramatically as the antebellum era but our culture of ignorance could be our next downfal. more »»

Recycling center grateful for community support

January 13, 2016 The Marietta Area Recycling Center was recently gifted with a new set of stairs for public access to the cardboard trailer. more »»

Community colleges a useful tool against joblessness

January 13, 2016 I was pleased to see the editorial in the Marietta Times Jan. 7 stating that education and training is key to filling the many job openings that exist in Ohio. more »»

The true root of terrorism found in Muslim holy book

January 12, 2016 Today we are subjected to many opinions on how to deal with radical terrorism which is threatening our world. more »»

Trump will go by way of Ross Perot

January 9, 2016 Donald Trump will not be the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016. He is leading in the polls now, but will rapidly fall off in the primary election season. more »»

Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrated with party

January 9, 2016 The spirit of Christmas was shared by children who participate in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County, their “big” mentors and their families the weekend before Christmas. more »»

Where were the tears for victims of violence?

January 8, 2016 The murder of so many innocents in the Sandy Hook school is one of the worst acts of evil ever to happen in this nation. more »»

Voters have a unique opportunity this year

January 8, 2016 You know, I always maintained that there are some people, both Democrats and Republicans, that will vote their party line, even if Bozo the Clown won as their presidential candidate. more »»

Ohio Issue 3 election fraud? It could be possible

January 7, 2016 It seems as though we may have election fraud on Issue 3 in Ohi. more »»

Thank you! Secret Santa served 646 children

January 6, 2016 Washington-Morgan Community Action completed another successful year of the Secret Santa Program in Washington County. The program served 646 children of low income families in 2015. more »»

Stand up against evil and speak up

January 5, 2016 Did anyone see the Wednesday news report that our government was monitoring congressional phone calls and also those of foreign leaders, (the one leader listed was Israel’s Netanyahu)? You can all b... more »»

 
 
 

 

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