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Neighborhood News

KIDS CARE host food drive

KIDS CARE, a Marietta based nonprofit who creates, supports and implements youth community service projects, is hosting a food drive Saturday. Non-perishable food items are being collected to distribute to people who are homeless and food insecure in Cobb County. For a list of food items ...

Belpre Senior Center is now open with limited activities

The staff of the Belpre Senior Center is excited to announce that we are finally able to reopen with limited activities in the center. The building, located at 1614 Washington Blvd., was closed Nov. 18 by order of the City of Belpre due to an increase in cases of COVID-19 in the community. As ...

Belpre High School Honor Roll

Belpre High School honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. All A’s Principal List Grade 12: Connor Baker, Matthew Bayne, Cody Daugherty, Kelly Erb, Walker Feick, Amanda Freeland, Samantha Gainer, Jacob Hughes, Alyssa Hutchinson, Lindsie Johnson, Logan Lowe, Emma ...

Dr. Leopold retires after 40 years

Forty years of compassionate care to your patients, community, friends, and family. We thank you and wish you all the best for a great retirement – you earned it. Lots of love from your staff and Dr. Brockett (of course).

Pottmeyer

Cole and Alison Pottmeyer of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Gage Douglas Pottmeyer. He was born at 7:04 p.m. Dec. 10 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Dayne Charles Pottmeyer. Grandparents are Jay and ...

90th -Shawd

Patricia Goddard Shawd of Bartlett, Ohio will celebrate her 90th birthday Feb. 14. For most of her adult life Patty celebrated her birthday alongside her husband of 57 years (Jim Shawd), who was also born on the 14th of February. Talk about a romantic story! In recent years she has ...

Memorial fund created to honor Bernardine McCusker

When asked what was the most important gift that a person could receive, Clare Bernardine McCusker’s reply was “Education... definitely.” Bernardine was a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother of five, and grandmother to seven with a great love for crafts of all kinds. She was ...

Five new communities served by SOPEC

The Southeast Ohio Public Energy Council (SOPEC) is pleased to announce that five new member communities, the villages of Chesterhill, Lowell, and Rio Grande and the cities of Belpre and Gallipolis, will now be served by the SOPEC Electric Aggregation Program. The communities’ respective ...

Fort Frye kindergarten registration this week

Kindergarten registration for Fort Frye Local School District is this week, for Beverly-Center Elementary, Lowell Elementary, and Salem-Liberty Elementary. Children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 1, 2021. To register, parents/guardians should visit the central registrar’s office located at ...

Waterford High School Honor Roll

Waterford High School honor roll for the second grading period of the 2020-2021 school year: 4.0 Grade 9: Jase Miller, Addison Schaad. Grade 10: Mackenzie Pottmeyer, Shelby Wagner. Grade 11: Kylie Campbell, Julia Cooper, Lillian Franchino, Cara Taylor. Grade 12: Anna Jones, Skylee Lang, ...

Marietta College presents online Black History Month programs

Marietta College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to offer “Celebrate Black History from Anywhere” as part of Black History Month. This program highlights virtual programs at Marietta College and beyond. Here are some online Black History Month programs that everyone is ...

Warren Schools Honor Rolls

Warren High School honor rolls for the second nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year: Principal Roll Grade 9: Grant Anthony, Rebecca Ball, Benjamin Bishop, Jewelee Brown, Kari Brown, Christopher Burdiss, Olivia Byrd, Lillian Cochran, Riley Dunfee, John Ferrell IV, Julie Ferrell, Lacey ...

Salem-Liberty Elementary School Honors

Student of the Month Kindergarten, Mrs. Fobes – Jack Allen. First grade, Mrs. Kilburn – Lydia Trent. Second grade, Mrs. Blain – Lillian Johnson. Third grade, Miss Stengel – Connor Wright. Fourth grade, Mrs. Schilling – Sarah Casto. Fifth grade, Mrs. Hendrix – Jaylon ...

O’Neill Center Schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Feb. 8-12. * Space for each event is extremely limited. Call 740-373-3914 to reserve a spot. Tuesday, Feb. 9 10 a.m. – Armchair Travel: Paris 1:15 p.m. – Gentle Yoga Wednesday, Feb. 10 9 a.m. – Tidbits ...

Allison Hiser named to Heidelberg University fall dean’s list

TIFFIN, Ohio — Heidelberg University has announced the names of 422 students who have earned academic recognition on the fall semester dean’s list. Included on the list is Allison Hiser, a sophomore Integrated Media major from Marietta. According to Interim Provost Dr. Bryan Smith, ...

WSCC hires Hall as new dean

Dr. Jona Hall joins the leadership team of Washington State Community College as its new Dean of Transfer and Public Services. Dr. Hall has invested her career in education, working for more than 20 years in the public school sector where she served in many capacities from teacher, principal ...

Theatre at Marietta College to perform Laramie Project

The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce the upcoming performances of The Laramie Project that will be live-streamed at 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 13, 19, and 20. “The Laramie Project is the true story of a New York theatre company that traveled to Laramie, Wyoming, to interview its ...

Auditor’s office receives award

Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Washington County Auditor’s Office was awarded an Auditor of State Award for the audit conducted in 2020, for Fiscal Year 2019. Eligible entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report: ¯ The entity must file financial ...

Memorial improves reconcilation

Memorial Health System has significantly improved its reconciliation process since adopting RevSpring’s Merchant Services, including its Settlement-based Reconciliation solution. Memorial also is benefitting from improved posting visibility, operating efficiencies and increased employee ...

PACF’s Annual Meeting becomes a meal for others

Given the ongoing pandemic, the 58th Annual Meeting of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates (PACF) was held by “Zoom call” recently Jan. 15. A week later, on Jan. 22, its usual “fourth Friday in January” Annual Meeting date, instead of the meal shared ...