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Treasure in the Attic: Readers write about past advice

March 26, 2012 Letters from readers: Question: I’m seeking information on a couple of original oil paintings that I own. One is by artist Rolla Taylor, and the other one is by the sisters of IHM. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Rare, old books can be valuable

March 12, 2012 A rare edition of Ernest Hemmingway’s first edition book, “Three Stories & Ten Poems,” published by Contact Publishing Company in 1923, one of just 300 copies ever printed, brought $68,500 at... more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Be sure your local postcard is authentic

March 5, 2012 Aren’t you glad winter is almost over, with March here? I’m ready to plant a vegetable garden, how about you? But before I do, I better start out this week’s column ... more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Old bottler captures interest of collectors

February 27, 2012 Received a very interesting email this week from Lisa Grub McNeill of Marietta, who happens to be a relative of Peter Grub, the founder of the Grub Bottling Works, that once operated in Marietta... more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Family research

February 20, 2012 The last couple of months I have been sitting up late at night working on my family tree. more »»

A Weighty Issue: Making choices really is an every day occurrence

February 20, 2012 Valentine’s Day is gone and with it are the decadent, wonderful, creamy chocolates and other goodies. Not good for someone trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Car buff buys JFK’s hearse for $176,000

February 6, 2012 The white hearse used to transport President John F. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Postcards from the past can be valuable

January 30, 2012 Washington County postcards from the past can be worth big money. Here are some examples: - A birds-eye’s view postcard of Watertown taken in 1910 by Fischers Studio in Marietta sold on eBay for $54. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Treasure found at Ohio bank

January 23, 2012 The last check President Abraham Lincoln wrote, dated April 13, 1865, the day before he was shot, was found recently tucked away in a store room at the Huntington Bank in Clevelan. more »»

A Weighty Issue: Sticking to a healthy lifestyle is an ongoing battle

January 23, 2012 I hope everyone had a nice Christmas holiday. The time seems to have flown by. I can hardly believe it is 2012. more »»

Pottery story spans generations

January 16, 2012 Question: My future daughter-in-law was recently informed that she is the great-great-granddaughter of Dan Mercer, who was a potter in Parkersburg around the turn of the 20th century. more »»

Treasure in the attic:

January 9, 2012 A New York Times newspaper dated April 16, 1912, picturing the Titanic and her captain on the front page, owned by a Lowell man will soon sell at auction, along with more than 5,000 other artifacts... more »»

Treasures in the attic

January 2, 2012 2011 was an exciting year in the world of antiques. Many world’s records were set all around the country and here locally. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Early postcards worth big bucks

December 26, 2011 When we purchased a home on Franklin Street in Marietta in the late 1970s, we not only bought the home, we bought the entire contents, with food still in the refrigerator and the kitchen cupboards. more »»

A weighty issue:

December 19, 2011 One holiday down, another to go. This time of year has to be the most difficult time span to try to eat properly, yet have fun (without having a celery stick in your hand constantly). more »»

Treasures in the attic:

December 19, 2011 A 1909 Marietta postcard, owned by a Richardson, Texas, man, showing the inside interior walls of the Marietta Phonograph Company on Front Street lined with Victor Talking Machines, sold Dec. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Marietta items cash in all over

December 12, 2011 - An Ohio Company land document, owned by a Sacramento, Calif., man, and signed by Nathan Ward in Marietta in 1836, sold recently on the auction block for $26. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Antique stove at The Castle

November 28, 2011 Question?: Read your article, “Marietta was once home to two stove Manufacturers.” Thank you for sharing your knowledge with your readers. more »»

Treasure in the Attic: Pottery plant’s creations prized

November 21, 2011 The American Bisque Co. started out in Williamstown in 1919, making kewpie doll heads. The company was sold in 1922 to B.E. more »»

A Weighty Issue: So many issues! Holiday season tough to navigate

November 21, 2011 Can you believe how this year has seemingly flown by? The holidays are once again fast approaching with opportunities for family get-togethers, buffets, parties and so on ... more »»



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