Around Town

Falling the focus of O’Neill program

The O’Neill Center is offering “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” on Thursdays, beginning on Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. Sessions will be held for six weeks. This is a free program. A workbook is provided and healthy snacks are served.

¯ For information or to register: 740-373-3914.

Leaf pick up to begin in Marietta on Monday

On Monday, the City Of Marietta Street Department will begin annual leaf pick-up. Leaf collection will start on Front Street. and move through Tenth Street. Crews will then collect on the side streets. The schedule is dependent on the weather. No Parking signs will be posted in advance of the leaf pick-up. Please do not park in the posted areas between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All curbs are considered a part of the storm drains that carry water to existing catch basins that carry water run off to the rivers. Keep all leaves between the curb and existing sidewalk until they are picked up.

Coffee Break to

feature baseball

Joyce Wiggins from the Monroe County Historical Society will be the guest speaker at the New Matamoras Library’s Nov. 20 Coffee Break program. Wiggins will give a presentation about the Major League Baseball players the area has produced, including “Sad Sam” Jones (Cleveland Indians) and Mary Weddle Hines who played for the Fort Wayne Daisies in the ’50s.

The program will begin at 10 a.m. in the library’s Community Room.

Elks Club invites

vets to beanfest

Veterans and Active Duty are all invited to enjoy a beanfest at The Marietta Elks Club located on Colegate Drive starting at 2 p.m. Saturday. This event is free and open to all. Bean soup and all the fixin’s are included.

Fundraiser at Warren firehouse Nov. 18

The Warren Township Fire Auxiliary will have a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Warren firehouse on Ohio 550.

From local reports

There will be music by Tunnel Hill Bluegrass. Food will be served, there will be a bake sale and a 50/50 drawing.

From local reports

A benefit and celebration (spaghetti dinner) for Cameron Amore will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 922 Front St. There’s no set cost, however donations would be appreciated. Prizes to be raffled off at a country store include LuLaRoe, Pink Zebra, a Holiday Inn stay, Cavs fan pack, dinner passes and much more. RSVP if possible on facebook — search @camerontof. Cameron was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare heart condition and had open heart surgery.