Neighborhood News

Salvation Army taking holiday assistance applications

The Salvation Army in Marietta will be taking holiday assistance applications on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Any who need such assistance are asked to bring with them a valid photo ID, proof of all children in household (social security card, birth certificate, etc) ...

WSCC announces honors program

Washington State Community College announces a new honors program to begin in the fall of 2015. The WSCC Honors Program targets high-achieving high school and nontraditional students with plans to transfer to a four-year institution after earning their associate degree. The deadline to apply is ...

Career Center student ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center Student Ambassadors have been selected for the 2014-15 school year. Ambassadors are: Kelsey Clark, daughter of Jay and Diane Clark of Hackney, senior in the Health Information Technology program. Jared Duskey, son of Mark Duskey of Hackney and Sherry Duskey ...

Skills USA chooses officers

Washington County Career Center SkillsUSA recently elected its 2014-15 chapter officers. The Career Center representatives are President Brayden McCauley is a junior in Heavy Equipment and he is the son of Susan Johnson of Lowell; Vice President Alexander Gainer is a junior in Sports Medicine ...

School menus

Week of Oct. 27 to 31Waterford HighMonday: Chicken fajitas, peppers/onions, buttered corn, fruit, milk.Tuesday: Sloppy joe/bun, baked fries, broccoli/dip, fruit, milk.Wednesday: Roast pork, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetables/dip, fruit, rolls, milk.Thursday: Nacho chips/cheese, pizza beans, ...

Sidewalk project

Marietta College students Sunday cleared 400 feet of historic brick sidewalk on Sixth Street next to Mound Cemetery.A McDonough Leadership Class 101 team of five freshmen recruited another seven students to help with the removal of three tons of sod and soil from the previously overgrown and ...

Career Center elects BPA chapter officers

The Business Professionals of America organization at the Washington County Career Center elected its chapter officers recently. The chapter includes students from the Computer Graphics program and the Health Information Technology program.Officers for the 2014-15 school year are President ...

Free community meals

Saint Like's Episcopal, 320 Second St., Marietta, 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday each month.Saint Mary Knights of Columbus Hall, 312 Franklin St, Marietta 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first through fourth Wednesday.Christ United Methodist, 301 Wooster St., Marietta, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first Friday each ...

Military news

Coast GuardClare McCormick Linder, United States Coast Guard, has been advanced to Boatswain Mate Senior Chief (E8) recently. Senior Chief Linder is currently Officer-in-Charge of the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas. She has completed 17 years of service.Senior Chief Linder is a 1996 graduate of ...

Marietta College students active in local community

Marietta College's Office of Civic Engagement recently completed an inventory of community service completed by students, faculty and staff and are pleased to announce the group accumulated 5,791 hours during the 2013-14 academic year.The Office of Civic Engagement's purpose is to provide ...

Six area students attending Buckeye Girls State

Six girls from two area high schools were among the 900 participants in this year's 66th annual session of Buckeye Girls State, as delegates selected by American Legion Auxiliary Post #389 and American Legion Auxiliary Post #750.The delegates were Natalie Hart, daughter of Linda and Scott Hart, ...

Armory receives $10K grant from Peoples Bank

The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently donated $10,000 to the Armory Square Inc. project.The grant will help fund Phase III of the project. Phase III will focus on renovating the entire ground level of the Armory. ...

32nd Garden Party is planned for Nov. 8

Garden Party XXXII will be held, Saturday, Nov. 8. This is the 32nd time the OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have sponsored this event for local gardening enthusiasts. The theme for the spring garden event is "Planning Before the Snow Flies." There will be a featured presentation ...

Career Center Student Council selects 2014-15 officers

Washington County Career Center Student Council has selected its 2014-15 officers. Student Council is an organization that promotes and practices involved citizenship, provides for student participation in a democratic school government, develops quality leadership, enhances communication ...

WSCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition reception

On Sept. 18, Washington State Community College Foundation held their Scholarship Recognition Reception. Thirty different scholarships totaling $52,000 were presented. A reception, catered by "Just Lunch," followed the recognition of scholarship donors and recipients.The Alpha Rho Gamma ...

Club news

Sandhill United Methodist WomenThe Sandhill United Methodist Women met Sept. 11 at the church with fourteen members attending.Joan Brown read a poem by Helen Steiner Rice entitled Thank God For Little Things. Buying new trays was discussed. A motion was made and carried to purchase 24 trays.The ...

Births

JonesDennis and Kimberly Jones, of Waterford, announce the birth of their son, Bryce Jeffrey Jones. He was born at 7:03 p.m. Aug. 29, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long.Grandparents are Thomas and Doddi Jones and Gary and Kelli Skinner, ...

Peace officer training program unveils simulator

Wednesday, Oct. 8, the OPOTA (Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy) program at Washington State Community College (WSCC) unveiled a new simulator to be used to train the officers in the program.Local law enforcement officers, representatives from MILO Range, Bradley Ebersole, president of WSCC, ...

Births

TaylorTrevor and Meagan Taylor, of Newport, announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Monroe Taylor. She was born at 4:32 p.m. Sept. 2, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long.Grandparents are Ron and Judy Boley of Newport and Louie and ...

Multicultural Day will be celebrated at Marietta College

At the end of October, the various cultures represented on campus - from students who studied abroad, to the religious and societal cultures that make up Marietta College will be celebrated.The inaugural Multicultural Day at Marietta College, which is to be hosted by Pioneer Activities Counsel, ...