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In honor of 100 years, upgrade our parks
February 13, 2016 New is good if you are a politician. You like to be able to announce new programs and new facilities such as recreational areas. more »»
Tweak Ohio law to block technicality on cocaine possession
February 12, 2016 Appeals court justices are supposed to interpret laws as they are written, not as someone claims legislators meant the statutes to be read. more »»
Lease deal good for city, the O’Neill Center board
February 11, 2016 Soon, the building that houses the O’Neill Center in Marietta will belong to the center’s board, a move we think benefits both the nonprofit and the city. more »»
Kasich gets the message on fed debt; is anyone listening?
February 3, 2016 Spending by Americans was flat in December, but they socked money away in savings accounts at the highest rate in three years, the Commerce Department reported this week. more »»
Schools need facts on how to close this area’s education gap
January 26, 2016 Closing the academic achievement gap between children from low-income households and their more prosperous classmates is among the biggest challenges facing educators. more »»
Snow removal a tough job that many just don’t appreciate
January 25, 2016 Snow removal crews have a thankless job. They are always in demand when the snow flies, but not at the place we want them to address. more »»
Ballroom Dance February 14, 2016
River Cities Ballroom Dance Club hosts Dance Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 2-5pm at the Marietta Country Club. Music by the Kitchenettes.
Desserts provided, plus a cash bar. Dress is formal; Men tuxedos or suits; Women cocktail or long dresses. Cost $60 per couple. more »
It's your Internet
February 1, 2016 Ajax is causing a stir around the world. The police dog has been the focus of more global attention than any other local, non-disaster, story in recent memor. more »