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By Adam Black PORTSMOUTH — For Alyssa Logan and Julie Brandenburg, opening ’83 Sweets in downtown Portsmouth means more to them than just opening a business. It means returning home. After months of preparation and hard work, the mother and daughter duo celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting at their new location in […]

Creative outlet, genuine connections

Creative outlet, genuine connections

Patrons paint unique creations at Grandma Tiny’s DIY Pottery By Sarah Allen A little shop, a lot of creativity, and the love of a hometown all made the year 2020 a bit more colorful in Hillsboro. “I love the area,” said Sean Cockrell, owner of Grandma Tiny’s DIY Pottery. Cockrell is a native of Bainbridge, […]

By John Hamilton © Molly Boatman | http://mollyboatman.com WILMINGTON – At the corner of North Lincoln and East Locust streets you’ll find a white stucco building that transports you back to a time long ago. Rombach Place, as the residence is known, is owned and operated by the Clinton County Historical Society and home to […]

More recipes from our readers

— From Valerie Rose of Wilmington, Ohio Fresh Strawberry Pie 1 small box Strawberry Jell-O 2 cups sugar 8 tablespoons corn starch 2 cups boiling water 2 quarts fresh strawberries Mix all together except strawberries and cook until mixture boils. Cool, then combine mixture and strawberries together and put into baked pie shells. Makes 2 […]

Salt Scoop

Send us your favorite recipe. We may feature it in an upcoming issue. Visit our website thesaltmagazine.com and click on the Recipe Submission link at the top to be entered. Include a photo of your dish, too, if you have one. All entries must be received by August 1. Every submitted recipe will be entered […]

Is it a car? Or is a boat? It’s both!

Is it a car? Or is a boat? It’s both!

Amphicar enthusiasts equally comfy on land, in water By Jane Beathard It’s a car, a boat and a collectible piece of automotive history. An amphicar – short for amphibious car – is all these things wrapped into one classy little convertible. And one of the best places to see an array of these restored and […]

This tranquil scene is in Portsmouth, Ohio. “September was a thirty-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures.” – Lea Malot

In The Kitchen With: Orion Coffee and Tea

“Orion Coffee and Tea” is a business owned by a couple from Xenia who chose to expand into Washington Court House in Fayette County. Although plans to open the building have been stalled, it was decided to start meeting new customers and selling some of their delicious drinks and food items by a trailer on […]

A museum — within a public school

“This is a school?” ”This is a museum!” When someone reads that phrase, they might immediately conjure up images of a school in Los Angeles, New York City or possibly even Paris. However, those words came from Matt Shelton, principal of McClain High School in Greenfield, when he responded to a question asking how people […]

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