Portsmouth History: John Dice

Portsmouth History: John Dice

A native of Germany, John Dice was born in 1841 and immigrated to Cincinnati, Ohio with his parents at the age of five. When thirteen years old, ̶...

May 10th, 2020 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

The Portsmouth Civil Service Commission will meet on Monday,May 11, 2020 at 1:30 P.M. in the conference room of the City Health Department at 605 Was...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: Thomas Gaylord

Portsmouth History: Thomas Gaylord

Thomas Gould Gaylord provided the capital and entrepreneurial drive to establish Portsmouth as a major center for iron manufacturing, securing his pig...

May 3rd, 2020 |  



Tie Dye Slime

Peace, love and slime! Here’s a far out idea for craft time: tie dye slime made with ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda. Mix and match colors f...

May 3rd, 2020 |  


Pet of the Week: Boo

Pet of the Week: Boo

Boo is a 4-year-old cat that was rescued by Keldon Bowling in October of 2016. Bowling said she found her on the side of Duck Run Road as a kitten and...

May 3rd, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: The Biggs House

Portsmouth History: The Biggs House

The Biggs House was known far and wide as Portsmouth’s premier hotel from the 1870s through 1890s. Located at the foot of Market on the river fr...

April 26th, 2020 |  


DIY Fingerpaint

1/2 cup cornstarch3 T sugar2 cups cold watersquirt of dish washing liquidMix together cornstarch and water. Stir in cold water and dish washing liquid...

April 26th, 2020 |  


French Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

French Apple PieMakes one 9-inch pie 1 recipe Plain Pie Pastry (see below)Raisin Filling2/3 cup raisins6 tablespoons water1/2 teaspoon lemon juice1/4 ...

April 26th, 2020 |  


Pet of the Week: Presto

Pet of the Week: Presto

Presto is a 1 1/2 year old Yorkshire Terrier. His owner, Bennie Blevins, said he was gifted Presto in December of 2018 while going through a very diff...

April 26th, 2020 |  


Side walk Chalk Paint

Side walk Chalk Paint

1 cup Cornstarch1 cup Cold waterFood coloring or washable kids paintsMix cornstarch and water. Divide into muffin cups or small plastic containers. Ad...

April 20th, 2020 |