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Our Earth: 2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

April 7, 2012 It’s back! “The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” will be the event of April 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Solvay Employees Park, between Ohio 7 and the Ohio River 3. more »»

All roads lead to Beijing in solving North Korea problem

April 7, 2012 The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit, attended by leaders from 54 nations, including the United States and China, concluded in Seoul on March 2. more »»

Avoid injecting wastewater into faults

March 24, 2012 Around the country, natural gas is slowly but surely becoming the fuel of choice. more »»

County home important to community

March 24, 2012 The celebration of President George Washington’s Birthday this year has come and gone, but he lives in our lives and hearts forever, especially here in Washington County and the Ohio Valley. more »»

Righditarod race against hunger was a success

March 17, 2012 The Right Path’s “race against hunger,” Righditarod No. 2, was a success thanks to many volunteers and incredible community support. more »»

Putin’s return to Kremlin intensifies tensions with West

March 17, 2012 A back-to-the-future Vladimir Putin has once again reclaimed the Russian presidency, with an overwhelming 63.6 percent of vote in the March 4 election. more »»

Agriculture is vital in Ohio

March 10, 2012 Ohio boasts a diverse landscape, from bustling cities to small town communities and rural expanses. more »»

Electing a board of health is important

March 10, 2012 This week, we had the opportunity to go to the polls and vote for candidates to political offices representing us in the county, state, and nation. more »»

Projects update from 1st Ward

March 10, 2012 Areas in the 1st Ward are being prepared for major cleanups and improvements on Saturday, March 24, Community Service Da. more »»

Marietta Family YMCA offers health to people of all ages

March 10, 2012 February was American Heart Month and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through healthy living, the Marietta Family YMCA urges everyone in the Mid-Ohio Valley to take steps... more »»

Loss of play area will be a loss for future generations

March 7, 2012 It is with great concern and disappointment that I read about the plans for a “new” McDonald’s at the Glendale Road and Gross Street location. more »»

Mental health matters: Opiates: Misuse and abuse

March 3, 2012 The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 20 percent of United States citizens have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons. more »»

Our Earth: Take stock of what to plant or avoid

March 3, 2012 Thermometer, birds, aromas are all declaring spring. False information or not, gardeners, new and experienced, are looking at catalogs and assessing the remains of last year’s flowerbeds. more »»

Chamber Viewpoint: Chamber board of directors changes come March 1

February 27, 2012 The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) is an association of business and professional people working together to build a health economy and to promote business activity in our community. more »»

Kasich’s speech full of good news

February 25, 2012 On Feb. 7, Gov. Kasich delivered his State of the State speech at Wells Academy in Steubenville. more »»

Finding a way to strengthen the U.N.’s ability to uphold peace is an urgent task

February 25, 2012 The United Nations’ Achilles’ heel was exposed once again on Feb. 4, when Russia and China joined forces to veto an Arab League-sponsored U.N. Security Council resolution against the Syrian regime. more »»

Fracking forums offer insight

February 18, 2012 Tuesday, Jan. 31, I attended the Marietta College forum on the effects of hydraulic fracking. Four panelists presented information on all sides of the issue of fracking. more »»

Community college provides the access for many in the region

February 11, 2012 Our place in life may largely be determined at birth. more »»

A plan for a healthier watershed

February 11, 2012 Friends of Lower Muskingum River (FLMR) have been given the challenge to develop a Watershed Action Plan for the Southern Subwatershed of the Lower Muskingum River. more »»

Health departments working together

February 11, 2012 Last week, the Washington County Health Department hosted a vision clinic for children. more »»

 
 

 

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