Sarah Rose Drake

Mounds of History

Marietta was founded in 1788 and was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory.  We all probably know this fact by now – but what came before th...

The Buzz Around The Busy Bee

You may hear a bustling sound coming from the charming area of Harmar where the beloved Busy Bee Restaurant has been renovated and reopened under new ownership....

A Night at the Cabaret

Smooth rhythms and the polished voice of Jessica Baldwin filled the air.  As part of the new Stage Door Cabaret Series at the theatre, the Jess Baldwin Quintet played their harmonious beats to an enthusiastic crowd in the intimate setting on stage th...

Marietta Wine Cellars

If you’re looking for the perfect gift of wine this holiday season, be sure to visit the Marietta Wine Cellars on Second Street in Marietta this year.  Not only...

You Can Make A Difference

As a young professional in the Marietta and Parkersburg communities, you have many choices of civic organizations in which to become involved. These worthy orga...

Local Musician Returns Home

In a small town in rural Washington County, a gifted artist was born.  His website describes his music as “raw, gutsy, open and honest by blending soul-searching lyrics with a truly memorable voice.” One of his recent songs put him on the iTunes Indi...

The Handy Helper

In a joint effort across the river, Home Depot of Vienna has donated a few benches to the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley in Marietta. This holiday gift s...

Night of the Living Dead

For anyone that has seen Night of the Living Dead, the “cult classic” film, you know there are plenty of zombies; but did you know that when the Mid-Ohio Valley...

Making the Most of Moving

The mountains of boxes surrounding me as I stood looking at all of my worldly possessions in disarray was overwhelming and I thought about putting off packing once again in exchange for some funny cat videos online.  Then I realized that the papers w...

Boost Your Efficiency

If your job resembles the movie Office Space, then you may be one of millions who work in an office environment, with or without the red stapler. And if you wor...
Sarah Rose Drake

Sarah Rose Drake

Author

Sarah is a lifelong resident of the Marietta area. She currently resides in a riverside home with her husband, Douglas, their six cats, iguana and two turtles. She is a graduate of Frontier High School and Marietta College and is currently a Financial Systems Analyst at the Bureau of the Fiscal Service and an Independent Contractor for TGG Brand Marketing + Design. Sarah loves acting and is on the Board of Directors of the Peoples Bank Theatre. She’s also the Past President of the Marietta Kiwanis Club and a black belt in karate. Above all, Sarah is an avid traveler and has achieved her goal of visiting all 50 U.S. states. She is now working toward her objective of visiting all seven continents. Even with all her journeys, her heart stays in Marietta.

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