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Community Organizations News and Updates

Compiled and written by Steve Ulrich, November 2020 American Legion: wishes to thank all who participated in the Hometown Heroes banner program. Order taking will be suspended for the rest of the year. New orders will be taken in the new year and new banners will be hung before Memorial Day. Beautification Committee: summer planters

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Collective Wisdom - The Art of Our Beloved Mariettians

Written by Trisha Ries Art is an expression or collection of creative works inspired by the imagination of its creator. Your inspiration might be a beautiful sunset, a fallen tree, or something macabre. Inspiration can be found in anything from the living to the inanimate. The holidays got me thinking about the art right outside

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Musselman Vesta Iron Furnace Center Wins Social Studies Award

Musselman Vesta Iron Furnace Center has been awarded the 2020 Outstanding Social Studies Program from the Pennsylvania Council of Social Studies (PCSS). PCSS promotes quality Social Studies education from kindergarten to higher learning by: 1. Advocating the Social Studies at all levels of education in Pennsylvania. 2. Promoting the analysis, dissemination and evaluation of Social

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Marietta Mystery Chapter 4 - “The Rite of Passage”

Written by Cynthia Sperko Editor’s Note: This is the final chapter in a four part series. Chapter 1, Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 Kurt was in his bedroom sitting at his desk. A knock at the front door, followed by a very familiar voice made him get up and race down the stairs. “Grandpa?” Kurt

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A Candle in Every Window

December 6, 2020 Neighbors, For the first time in 55 years the Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes will be postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead, the Candlelight Tour Committee is proposing the entire borough of Marietta participate in a town wide Candlelight Tour by asking YOU to decorate your home for the first Sunday

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Blankets of Honor: Finding a New Way to Honor Those Who Have Served

Written by Jack Ries In January of this year, a new group took shape in Marietta for the purpose of honoring those who have served in our nation’s armed forces, as well as those who serve our veterans. This group was the brainchild of members of various local American Legions, and the American Legion Riders

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Pumpkin Adult Slushies - Perfect for Warm Fall Days

Written by Rebeca Shinsky This summer was all about the alcoholic slushies to beat the heat. Since Fall in the Susquehanna Valley can still be quite warm, this is a delightful recipe to segue into the new season: 1 jar frozen lemonade concentrate 1 can pumpkin puree 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 4 cups brewed black tea 2 cups

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"Hometown Heroes" Banners Honor Marietta Veterans- More to Come

Submitted by Dawn Gohn As you ride down the streets of Marietta, I am sure you have noticed the beautiful banners hanging from telephone poles honoring our “Hometown Heroes”. The response to the banners has been great, so far. We have 64 banners hanging, 44 yet to be hung, and another 14 on order from

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Community Organizations News and Updates

Compiled and written by Steve Ulrich The Marietta Center for the Arts, home of the Susquehanna Stage Company: has been closed due to the pandemic since March. During that time renovations and repairs to both the movie theater and the Eater Theater were completed, including roof, spouting, brickwork and construction of a new tech booth.