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Family Traditions

Written by Trisha Ries The holidays present a medley of emotions for me. Growing up, every Thanksgiving was held at my Aunt Dawn’s house until our family grew beyond the capacity of her home. Every Christmas Eve was held at my grandparents’ house, until my papa passed away, and my nana unfortunately could not keep

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Second Annual Marietta MacDown Recap

Once again the weather was an amazing seventy degrees with warm sunshine and cotton ball-like clouds adorning the sky for the Second Annual Marietta MacDown. The benefit, the sister to the late-winter Chowderfest, brainstormed and run by Ed Lincoln, Jr. in conjunction with Joey Bowden of the Railroad House Inn, saw again over three hundred

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A FESTIVE FIZZ

Written by Rebeca Shinsky, Bartender at Railroad House Inn Ingredients: 10-15 fresh (or frozen) cranberries Dry champagne 1 oz. Pear Brandy 1/2 tsp. orange zest Rosemary sprig for garnish Everyone seems to think summer has the lock on the creative cocktail category, but cold weather concoctions can be just as refreshing and inventive. This is

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Meet the Pets of Marietta: Hank

Name: Hank Age: 1 1⁄2 years old Breed: Mini Lope Owners : Nikki Chapman & Tony Mohr Favorite food: He goes bananas over kale, dried papayas, and loves crunching on almonds for treats. He will try and snag a tortilla chip when possible, he loves Taco Tuesdays! Dislikes: 1. Doesn’t like carrots 2. Don’t stop

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The River Witch of Marietta and the Curse of Hex Hollow

Written by Trisha Ries Thanksgiving holds true as a time of gathering, feasting, and fellowship right before the glimpse of the holidays kick into gear. There is a dark secret, however, that leers over the waters of Marietta and York County, casting a dark cloud over Thanksgivings remembered. A cloud by the name of Nellie

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The Old Fashioned

Written by Rebeca Shinsky A true classic, the Old Fashioned seemingly has a variation for every year since it’s 1881 introduction… in Louisville Kentucky, of course! The recipe changes by locale, era or whimsy, but the original concoction was apparently quite simple: sugar, bitters, and booze, with a bit of lemon if you were in

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Free Haunted House Coming to the Union Meeting House This October

What: HAUNTED MARIETTA 2019 Where: Union Meeting House 82 N. Waterford Ave, Marietta PA When: October 18/19 and 25/26 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Family Friendly) 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Scary) The Marietta Restoration Associates and The Boyles Family are working together to bring Halloween BACK to Marietta! Since he was a child, Willis Boyles has had a