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Neighborhood News

WSCC Respiratory Therapy program receives re-accreditation

Washington State Community College (WSCC) is proud to announce that its Respiratory Therapy program has been awarded continued accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The re-accreditation, which recognizes the program’s compliance with the nationally ...

Career Center names October Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its October Students of the Month, Katelyn Roser and Benjamin Cline. Katelyn Roser is a Marietta senior enrolled in the Medical College Prep program, and she is the granddaughter of Daniel and Kathy Roser of Marietta. At the Career Center, Roser is ...

Births

Erb Kegan Erb and Haley L. Cary of Beverly announce the birth of their son, Kolten Alan Erb. He was born at 2:33 p.m. on Oct. 10 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches in length. Grandparents are Angie and Marty Ginther of Beverly, Tanya Brown of ...

Garden club visits planetarium

The Muskingum Garden Club enjoyed the tour of Anderson Hancock Planetarium on Oct. 8. Franci Bolden presented a star talk featuring objects visible in our evening sky. Then Garden Club watched a fulldome video, “Dawn of the Space Age.” The topic was the history of space flight, which is ...

Nominations for the Shenandoah High School Academic Hall of Fame sought

The Noble Local School District is making plans to induct the 2019 class of outstanding graduates into the SHS Academic Hall of Fame and is currently seeking nominations for the honor. Honorees are graduates of Shenandoah High School who have achieved success in their careers and have made ...

Ohio Highway Patrol offers pedestrian safety tips

People walk or run for various reasons. Whether it is exercise or out of necessity, safety should be a primary concern. That is why the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding both pedestrians and motorists that pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility. “Pedestrians and motorists each ...

Lions Club preparing for annual Halloween Parade

The ghosts and ghouls are coming to town on Oct. 26 for the Marietta Noon Lion’s annual downtown Halloween Parade. Costume judging for participating youths will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Marietta College parking lot at the corner of Third and Butler streets. The parade leaves at noon and ...

Now accepting applications for Secret Santa program

Washington-Morgan Community Action will be accepting applications for the 2019 Secret Santa Program starting Oct. 21. The Secret Santa Program provides Christmas gifts to children, ages newborn to age 12, of low income families. The program serves children in Washington ...

Lowell Students of the Month for September

Students of the Month Preschool: Maverick Lang. Kindergarten: Noah Evanoff. First grade: Lillian May. Second grade: Greyson Weekley. Third grade: Jacob Dickinson. Fourth grade: Madison Menking and Skyler Rex. Fifth grade: Dakota Robinson. Sixth grade: Sophia Barnhouse. PAX ...

WVU Parkersburg Clothesline Project on display

PARKERSBURG – Connecting survivors, advocates and service providers, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a collective effort to raise awareness about, and end, the crime of abuse. Also advocating is the WVU Parkersburg Criminal Justice student organization as they will host the local ...

Belpre Rotary to host Casino Night fundraising event

Tickets are now on sale for Belpre Rotary Club’s first Casino Night, set for Oct. 19 at American Legion Post 64, 800 Wooster St. in Marietta. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the Casino Tournament from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Attendees will accumulate chips throughout the evening, which will be ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Oct. 7-14. Monday, Oct. 7 10 a.m. – Chair Volleyball 11:30 a.m. – Fun & Fit 1 p.m. – Chili Cook-off 5 p.m. – Left, Center, Right 6 p.m. – Ballroom Dancing Tuesday, Oct. 8 9:30 a.m. ...

Campus notes

Kent State Summer 2019 commencement lists now available Kent State University recently conferred degrees to summer graduates during commencement exercises Aug. 17 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus. The university awarded 280 associate degrees, 575 bachelor’s ...

Birth announcements

Huffman Brittany and Ryan Huffman of Waterford announce the birth of their son, Jaxtyn Edward Huffman. He was born at 12:12 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Ella Grace Huffman. Grandparents ...

WSCC announces its enrollment is on the rise

Washington State Community College and students have found a comfortable rhythm, the staff and faculty celebrate the highest headcount since fall 2012. WSCC has an 8% increase in enrollment from fall 2018. While more than half of the student population are those students who are returning ...

4-H News

Trail Blazers 4-H Club had a meeting on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Barlow Fairgrounds. Meeting was called to order at 6:36 p.m. Emily Hoffman led the 4-H pledge and Tessa Haffner led the American pledge. There were 13 members and 11 guests present that day. Old business – Several reported on ...

Harmar Place accredited in Comfort Matters

Recently, Harmar Place’s the Haven memory care team received accreditation in Comfort Matters, a memory care dementia education and palliative care program dedicated to improving the quality of care and quality of life for those living with dementia. Comfort Matters follows five key concepts: ...

Democratic Women’s Club continues community outreach

The members of Washington County Democrats Women’s Club have chosen Gospel Mission Food Bank as the beneficiary of 60 pounds of food donation and $15 cash. Dedication shown by the Waite’s and all the Gospel Mission staff and volunteers is appreciated. Gospel Mission Food Bank is located ...

O’Neill Center driver retires

After 21 years of dedicated service to the O’Neill Center, Richard Borman has decided to retire from his position as driver. Mr. Borman began his career in July of 1998 with the O’Neill Center, following his retirement from Connex Pipe. His second career allowed him to transport seniors to ...

Ohio State Highway Patrol focused on teen drivers and their safety

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in teens, ahead of all types of injury, disease or violence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, teens make mistakes and get distracted easily – especially if their friends are in the car. “Getting behind ...