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Marietta Fireworks - Building a Legacy of Community Service

Written by Mark Herman As I approach my 60th birthday, I’ve become more compelled to look back on my life, thinking through the things I’ve done and why I’ve done them. What have I done that was good, bad, ugly, or indifferent? Well, what I’ve realized is that I’ve done my fair share of all

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Written by Jack and Trisha Ries Well folks, the robin will soon be singing its song, the daffodils are about to wake from their slumber, and Mother Nature is about to throw Old Man Winter out of the house for being too drunk again. As the borough begins to thaw, it’s time for us to

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Maytown Memorial Day Activities- Monday, May 27

Please plan to be a part of Memorial Day in Maytown, on Monday, May 27th, to honor and thank our men and women who have sacrificed for us, both those who have fought and those who are fighting today for our freedom. How can YOU be a part of Maytown’s Memorial Day Celebration? Help to

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The Case of the Marietta Cross- Chapter Three

Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is part of a series. Future chapters will appear in upcoming editions of The Marietta Traveler. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Sara walked to her locker and opened it more slowly than normal. Though she was grateful that she made it home safe, she was nervous.

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Marietta’s Naughty & Nice List – 2023

Written by Santa & Mrs. Claus (ghostwriters Trish and Jack Ries) Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Mrs. Claus and I have made a list, and we’ve checked it twice. Now it’s time to find out who’s been naughty or nice. Let’s start with the nice list, shall we? Nice: Whatever Organization(s) Brought

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My name is Harold, and they call me "Brosie"!

Written by Kathy Leaman and Darlene Pruett In our continuing series of interviews with Marietta’s finest generational citizens, we spent several afternoons with Harold Kulman. He was generous enough to share his personal history and memories with us. He is quite a vivid storyteller, with a touch of mischievousness. We feel privileged to share his

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57th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on December 3rd

Marietta Restoration Associates will host the 57th Candlelight Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 3rd, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A diverse collection of private homes, all decked out for the holidays, will be open for the enjoyment of Candlelight Tour ticket holders. A number of historic Marietta buildings will be open to the

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The Case of the Marietta Cross- Chapter Two

Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is part of a series. Future chapters will appear in upcoming editions of The Marietta Traveler. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Saturday 11:58 p.m. Concerned for her friend, Carly caught the Northwest River Trail from New Haven Street and quickly headed for the Gay Street entrance.

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Throwing Shade on Marietta

Written by Jack and Trisha Ries If you look at some very old photos of Marietta, you may notice something different. Yes, there’s a trolley rail down the middle of the street, and people are dressed in old-timey, yet quite dapper attire, and there’s a coal wagon being pulled by a team of draft horses,

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18th Annual Pig Iron Fest Car Show and Dog Fest on September 30

Saturday, September 30th , Donegal Rotary will be presenting it’s 18th annual Pig Iron Fest at the Marietta Community Bible Church. The Fest highlights the history of Marietta’s role in the pig iron industry, creates a focal point for the community, and attracts a large crowd while generating funds for charitable causes. Funds raised benefit