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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.

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Marietta Mystery: Chapter 3 – “Encampment”

Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Kurt stood up and glanced at himself in the full-length mirror in his bedroom. He hardly recognized himself with the Civil War soldier’s uniform he was wearing. His dad found it in one of the wardrobe closets, and it fit him very well. He had no idea how the soldiers

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Marietta, PA Pets & Owners Facebook Page

Written by Trisha Ries There is a wonderful little Facebook page that would make any Mariettian pet owner proud- Marietta, PA Pets & Owners. I remember receiving the invitation to join the page, and I was asked to share a picture of my furbabies to the local pets album along with their names, my name,

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Fun Socially-Distanced Summer Activities

Written by Harper Kitchen Go on a walk or run. Go to get ice cream at a place in town (Ex: Mulberry Thrill or McCleary’s). Bake one of your favorite treats like cookies, banana bread, or brownies. Make friendship bracelets. Clean your house and do some laundry. Have a self-care night!! Take a bath, do

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Union Meeting House Cemetery Grave Markers Professionally Restored

Written by Adam Jenkins, President- Marietta Restoration Associates The Union Meeting House (UMH) is an iconic Marietta landmark. Situated where North Waterford Avenue meets East Prospect Avenue, UMH was long used as a church building for the community. Originally know as “Zion’s Church”, the construction of the UMH building was begun in 1818 and completed

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Putting Marietta On the Map: This Place Matters!

This past spring semester 2020, even with the interruptions of COVID-19, Elizabethtown College students in the Honors program studied historically significant properties in Marietta.  The students have created a collection of eight reports focusing on five prominent families who contributed to the establishment and building of Marietta in the Nineteenth Century.  The Clark, Mehaffey, Cassel,