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Food For Thought: Q Is For Quinoa

Written by Ed Lincoln, Jr. Quinoa, one of the newly lauded superfoods of the decade along with avocados, beets, sweet potatoes, and beer, finds its origin in the regions of Peru, Ecuador, Columbia and Chile. Quinoa was domesticated for human consumption nearly four thousand years ago and is an alternative source of income in those

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Go Fish

Written by Rick Washburn Ahh, spring. If it ever stops raining, the sun will shine and men, women, and children of all walks of life can pursue one of their favorite fair weather passions. Fishing. Fishing is not as simple as the name implies, however. Many fishermen will go out for a specific fish. To

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Tokens of History: In Answering The Call

Written by Trevor Williams Hello Everyone! I can barely contain my excitement as I write for you this next installment of Tokens of History! Why? Because what you are about to read is a small account of a truly amazing series of events that have taken place over the course of a century in our

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Marietta Pioneer Fire Company No. 1

Good Times In Days Past Written by Harold (Brosie) Kulman On a warm sunny day, I usually enjoy sitting out on the bench in front of my house on East Market Street. My house is directly across the street from the Borough Hall. As I sit there today, my mind wanders back to a time

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Marietta Community House Garden Tour Scheduled for the Fall

Many people look forward to the Marietta Garden Tour, which is usually held in June to benefit the Marietta Community House. This year, in an effort to provide garden lovers with a different approach to gardening, the Garden Tour will be held on September 11th and will highlight Fall gardening ideas. Eight gardens within the

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Third Annual Historic Marietta Bike Race To Take Place July 9th

 Written by Michelle Bote Once the Fourth of July passes, you know Historic Marietta Bike Race is right around the corner! This year’s Historic Marietta Bike Race will be happening on Saturday, July 9th. The Historic Marietta Bike Race supports the community efforts of the Marietta Fire Company and the Marietta Parks and Recreation with

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Marietta Community House Holding Cookbook Sale Fundraiser

Written by Vivian Carroll Last year, the Marietta Community House (MCH) Board of Directors was looking for a new project to help fund the maintenance of the Community House building, which is located at 264 West Market Street. Carol Shadle, a board member, suggested a cook book sale for the 2016 fundraiser. Under Carol’s direction,

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Marietta Restoration Associates Moves Two Properties, Acquires Another

Written by Adam Jenkins This has proven to be an eventful year for Marietta Restoration Associates (MRA). The MRA Board of Directors are proud to announce that the Marietta Theatre property has been sold to the Susquehanna Stage Company (full article on page 8) and the caretaker responsibilities for the Vesta Furnace office building have