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$1M fund established to help area businesses recover from pandemic

APPLY FOR GRANT HERE From local reports Local businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of The Marietta Times, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to ...

Food trucks pitch in to provide tasty meals

BELPRE — While many scramble to get food on the grocery store shelves, carryout restaurants and fast-food remain available to feed a family. But there’s a branch out there that is still at the public’s service many might not think of – food trucks. Bill Richardson, owner of Q Wagon ...

People, businesses adapt to uncertainty

People and businesses in Marietta are doing what they can to adjust to the staggering increase in unemployment brought on by business closures in relation to containing the COVID-19 virus. As of the end of last week, more than 3 million new claims for unemployment insurance had been filed ...

Delivery services take precautions

One of the most essential services Americans have is package delivery, whether it be by the U.S. Postal Service, UPS or FedEx. While others are asked to stay home, carriers are still required to deliver mail and packages, despite adverse conditions. T.J. Dowler, a postal carrier in Marietta, ...

Local companies supply masks, fabric for health care workers

When Brandon Moore got into Lowe's Monday morning, he was greeted with a small set of supplies, now being used to help keep local health care workers safe. "We'd gotten in a shipment overnight and my night stocking and paint managers brought these masks to me, asking what we should do with ...

Workplace diversity produces creativity

In the 1970s, superstition and fear of women in the coal mines was a combination of macho pride and old-fashioned sexist notions of the role of women in society. Many miners believed having women underground would take the men’s minds off their work, resulting in careless and unsafe work on ...

Interior design firm celebrates staff anniversary, promotion

Copper Leaf Interiors recently marked the three-year anniversary of Kristen Lord, who has recently been promoted to Interior Designer. Originally from Marietta, she is currently an Ambassador with the Marietta Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Art and Design Director, Children’s Programs ...

Leaders make modifications when needed for success

When I was nine years old, I started and then quit 4-H. Dad had suggested I join and wasn’t too happy when I quit. He didn’t say much but I knew he was disappointed. Not joining 4-H would have been acceptable to him but quitting was not. The next year, I rejoined and stayed for seven ...

20 years at Solvay Specialty Polymers

Jeff Cunningham recently completed 20 years of employment with Solvay Specialty Polymers. Jeff joined Solvay in 1999 as a chemical operator. Jeff resides in Williamstown, W.Va. with his wife, Jennifer.

Professional design firm earns five top awards

Copper Leaf Interiors recently earned five top design awards for a variety of residential spaces. The design competition was held through the Ohio South/Kentucky chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The ASID is the oldest and largest professional association for the ...

A caring leader makes all the difference

“Joe! Jack! Glenn!!” Mom’s words echoed up the stairs, bounced off the window that framed the landing at the top, and funneled into my room where my two brothers and I slept. It was our wake-up call. Time to get up and perform the farm chores that waited for us each and every morning. ...

MC alumnus named to dental industry 40 Under 40 list

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio – Dr. Caleb A. Robinson has been named one of the 2019 “40 Under 40” by Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine, which recognizes America’s finest young practitioners for their achievements in dentistry. An expansion of the magazine’s signature awards this year ...

Greenleaf Landscapes, Inc. receives a national Award of Excellence

Greenleaf Landscapes is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence – Silver Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals for the “First Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden.” The project combines a private sunken playground area with a street level ...

Solvay Specialty Polymers service anniversaries

Brent Bills recently completed 30 years of employment with Solvay Specialty Polymers. Brent joined Solvay in 1989 as a draftsman and is now a mechanic. Brent resides in Little Hocking, Ohio. Dusty Watson recently completed 25 years of employment with Solvay Specialty Polymers. Dusty joined ...

Copper Leaf wins Master Design award

Copper Leaf Interiors of Marietta has been named a winner of the 41st Annual Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards Contest. Copper Leaf Interiors, a 23-year-old interior design and project management firm, earned the Gold award in the Exterior Facelift Category of this contest. Along with ...

Career Center announces new hires

With the retirement of three employees, filling a vacated instructor’s position and the need for a school nurse, the Washington County Career Center administration was busy this past summer making transitions from within and hiring new employees before the new school year. Alicia Miller ...

Local photographer hosts gallery fundraiser

Local photographer Keri Seevers with MoniKeri Imaging recently hosted Project Beauty, a fundraising photoshoot and gallery show celebrating the natural beauty of local young women. Project Beauty promotes a young woman’s natural beauty by creating portraits without makeup. Nineteen hundred ...

Galley hires marketing manager

The Galley, a popular casual-fine dining restaurant in Historic Marietta, is pleased to announce that Katie Radabaugh has joined its staff as catering and marketing manager. “Katie comes to us with a wealth of catering and marketing knowledge as well as a passion for quality and excellent ...

Signality welcomes new general manager

Signality Sign and Graphics Specialists is pleased to announce that Hope Sayre has joined the company as general manager. “Hailing from Pleasant City, Ohio, and a graduate of Shenandoah High School and Wright State University, Hope and her family now live in Beverly,” said John Walsh, ...

Business briefcase

Local design firm honors employee Local Marietta company, Copper Leaf Interior Design Studio, announces the anniversary of Office Manager Beth Colombini. Beth joined the Copper Leaf team twelve years ago and since then, her work has enhanced the growth of the company. Along with staff and ...