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Navigating the world through numbers

NEW MATAMORAS — People often spend years trying to understand life, and the universe around them. However, some people are gifted with the ability to understand the world around them through numbers. “I love that everything is made up of numbers and mathematic equations that can be ...

Taking flight toward the future

When children are little they often dream they can touch the sky. When asked what they want to be, they reply with jobs such as an astronaut, race car driver or other fantastic ideas. However, many stop chasing those dreams before they even enter the workforce. This was not the case ...

Antique, gift store provides vintage flair

Many people enjoy visiting antique and thrift stores to search for elusive items, bargains and other one-of-a-kind items. Visitors have to look no further than Marietta, as there are many such stores in town. Jennifer Sturgill, owner of Green Acres of Marietta, located at 128 Front. St., will ...

Spring brings seasonal activities to Marietta

As spring comes to the Mid-Ohio Valley, a variety of seasonal activities will be starting up as well. The Valley Gem will resume their narrated sightseeing tours April 30, running on weekends through May 29, with weekday sightseeing tours available from May 30 through the end of ...

History opportunities abound in Marietta

There are plenty of history programs going on in Marietta for anyone who wants to learn more about the area. Campus Martius Museum will continue its different lecture programs with a new series, River & Country. Jim O’Donnell will speak on General Rufus Putnam May 3, from 7-8 p.m. The ...

Belpre teen marching confidently toward the future

BELPRE — Claudia Church, 18, is a senior at Belpre High School. She has used her high school years making friends, growing her talents and achieving goals. Academically, Church has set many goals for herself, some short term and others long term. “As soon as I was old enough to ...