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Do we really want first gentleman Clinton?

May 2, 2015 As an octogenarian, I realize I am just now getting smart enough to live when I am old enough to die. more »»

Allow non-profits to continue using signs

May 2, 2015 It recently came to my attention that the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has decided to eliminate the three rental signboards at entrances to Marietta (Big Lots, Rinks, an... more »»

Noland best choice for next mayor of Marietta

May 2, 2015 I want to express my support for Harley Noland for mayor of Marietta. As a longtime resident, he has renovated and restored numerous historic buildings in downtown Marietta. more »»

Thanks to community for Right Path support

May 2, 2015 On Saturday, April 11, The Right Path for Washington County held its fifth annual Righditarod, our own “race against hunger. more »»

Mayor Matthews earned another four years

May 2, 2015 Mayor Joe Matthews is a mayor that focuses on all of Marietta — meaning he works with neighborhoods as well as small and large businesses located throughout the Marietta. more »»

Missed opportunities — the armory project

May 1, 2015 There are three distinct perspectives regarding the armory. 1) Fix it at all cost. 2) Tear it down. And the third one is more middle of the road — don’t tear it down. more »»

Marietta needs the boost armory can generate

May 1, 2015 In regards to the April 24 editorial about the armory: The writer’s assumption that most Mariettans dislike plans for the armory is unfounded and erroneou. more »»

Addressing damage control on two subjects!

April 30, 2015 What I don’t understand is this: Soon after the paving job on Eldridge Drive, City View Avenue and Creston Street, we, the neighbors noticed one part of the pavement was slopin. more »»

Medical care in the Valley leaves writer wondering

April 30, 2015 How does the medical world make any sense?! You must have medical insurance. Our local hospitals are consolidated because of a lack of need. more »»

Support urged for Mayor Matthews

April 30, 2015 I would like to encourage the citizens of Marietta to re-elect Joe Matthews for mayor of Marietta. more »»

Thoughts about condition of Lowell Dam Park

April 29, 2015 After reading the story I started about the conditions of the Lowell Dam Park, I felt a couple of questions or facts that were raised needed some clarifications. more »»

Beware of ongoing property rights erosion

April 28, 2015 Today’s news has numerous reports detailing the proliferation of conservation easements as a means of preserving and protecting private property. more »»

Republican throws support behind Joe Matthews

April 27, 2015 This moss-back conservative Republican never, ever thought that he’d be asking for a democrat ballot in a primary election! However, these are times that try mens’ souls. more »»

Thanks for help when Cats Creek flooded

April 27, 2015 The night of Wednesday, April 8, we were having an electrical storm and heavy rain. Cats Creek was flooded and several places on Cats Creek Road was under water. more »»

Mayor Matthews serves city he loves faithfully

April 27, 2015 Over the course of the past year, I have had several occasions to work with Marietta’s mayor, Joe Matthews. more »»

City of Marietta should not seek CLG designation

April 25, 2015 Marietta City Council is looking into Marietta being designated a Certified Local Government. I find that to be something they should not seek. more »»

Thanks to those who supported ‘From the Closet’

April 25, 2015 The Quality Inn in Marietta was busy Saturday, March 21, with the Washington State Community College Foundation Alumni and Friends Association spring fundraiser, “From the Closet. more »»

House Republican budget good for Ohio

April 25, 2015 I write to express appreciation for the recent passage of the House Republican budget. more »»

We can’t let the fox guard the chickens anymore

April 24, 2015 Another presidential election cycle is upon us. more »»

Cut defense spending; raise taxes on the rich

April 23, 2015 In April of 2011, I sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner concerning the budget. Not much has changed since then except there are more cuts to programs that help people. more »»



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