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MRA: Meet the Board

Rebecca Baltozer MRA Board President Rebecca is an eighth generation Marietta resident, and fifth generation MRA member. After graduating with her bachelor’s, Rebecca traveled the world working for the Army Air Force Exchange Service and decided to move back to Marietta to start her family. Rebecca and her husband Justin are currently renovating a Marietta

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Chocolate-Covered Cherry: The Perfect Holiday Drink

Courtesy of Rebeca Shinsky of Bully’s Restaurant & Pub in Columbia This is a wonderful drink for the holidays – festive and a bit lavish! 1. Chill a large martini glass. You could use a small glass, but why? 2. In a cocktail shaker over ice, pour: 1 shot Jacquins Creme de Cacao 1 shot Kirschwasser

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Our Newest Neighbor: The Perdue Soybean Processing Facility

Written by Jack Ries Some of you may have noticed we have a new neighbor just a few miles north of Marietta, just outside of Bainbridge. Many of you may already know that this is the new Perdue Agribusiness soybean processing facility. There has been a lot of talk in our area about this new

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Recumbent Bike Store Coming to Marietta

Written by Steve Ulrich In a few months, a new business will move to Marietta. Its home will be inside a building that has been vacant for over 30 years. You can’t miss this building when you drive through town. It is directly across the street from the landmark Famers First / First National Bank,

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Promoting our Town and Trail

Over the next year, you might notice film crews and drones hanging around town and the trail. Don’t worry… they are all part of a project with MRA and Steve Ulrich’s team at Wilkum Studios. Partnering with MABA, MRA was recently awarded a Susquehanna Riverlands mini-grant to develop a series of videos to inform and

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The Paintings of Marietta Artist Marita Hines on Display at Heart Café

If you’ve seen a woman on the sidewalks of Marietta, intently painting the scene in front of her, you have probably witnessed Marita Hines at work. Hines is out in all kinds of weather, working with fast forceful strokes to capture her subject first hand. She prefers this direct approach to what she calls “the

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Food for Thought: A Tribute to the Chefs of Marietta

Written by Ed Lincoln This piece is a tribute to those Generals who you rarely get a glimpse of as you wine and dine in the comfort of climate controlled rooms, all the while being doted- over to your whims. These men and women work long, hot hours, ensure quality and safety when preparing their

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Upcoming Events: Save These Dates!

Sun. 9/10 – Marietta Garden Tour & Pork BBQ Marietta Community House Sun. 9/24 – Pig Iron Fest Car Show 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Musselman Vesta Iron Furnace Center Fri. 10/13 – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Play Starts Sat. 10/14 – Fall Pub Crawl Tues. 10/31 – Trick or