Gradual Emancipation & Colonization: Antislavery Moderates in Southern Ohio

Gradual Emancipation & Colonization: Antislavery Moderates in Southern Ohio

The operators and station masters of the Underground Railroad in southern Ohio may have all opposed slavery and supported its abolition, but the antis...

July 12th, 2020 |  


Easy ways to keep your immune system strong

Easy ways to keep your immune system strong

The immune system is a powerful component of the human body. The immune system recognizes when viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders enter or c...

July 12th, 2020 |  


Tips to prepare for your next big home project

Tips to prepare for your next big home project

The planning process is one of the most exciting parts of a home renovation project, and with social distancing keeping us indoors, now is the time to...

July 12th, 2020 |  



Taco night

Taco night

Tired of eating the same old staples of burgers and hot dogs at barbecues? Try this easy-to-make, do-it-yourself taco station that lets you do some si...

July 12th, 2020 |  


How to prepare kids to go back to school

How to prepare kids to go back to school

The end of summer can be a bittersweet time for students. While many students look forward to seeing their friends, few want to say goodbye to the rel...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth, Ohio

Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth, Ohio

Portsmouth, Ohio’s only city-owned, public pool was built to memorialize the drowning death of fourteen-year-old resident Eugene McKinley, the s...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Non-sewn face covering

Non-sewn face covering

Non-sewn Face CoveringMaterialsBandana, old t-shirt, or square cotton cloth (cut approximately 20”x20”)Rubber bands (or hair ties)Scissors...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Lasagna With Broccoli and Three Cheeses

Lasagna With Broccoli and Three Cheeses

Serves 41 15-ounce container ricotta1 pound frozen broccoli florets Ñ thawed, patted dry, and chopped21Ú4 cups grated mozzarella1Ú2 cup...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Portsmouth History: General Jacob H. Smith & the Philippine War’s Samar Campaign

Portsmouth History: General Jacob H. Smith & the Philippine War’s Samar Campaign

“A monster public reception followed by a complimentary banquet was last night tendered to Gen. Jacob H. Smith, by local Grand Army men and citi...

June 21st, 2020 |  


Pet of the Week: Dexter

Pet of the Week: Dexter

Dexter Pratt is a nearly 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, frequently referred to as a Sheltie. He was adopted for his mother, Sara Pratt, but quickly dec...

June 21st, 2020 |