After two weeks of warnings tacked on residents' houses that allegedly violate Athens' current trash-placement ordinance, some residents took to City Council Monday evening to complain about the warnings and enforcement of ordinance.
Approximately 130 Ohio University students and area residents gathered on Ohio University's College Green at noon Wednesday to raise their hands at the #HandsUpWalkOut. Many of the student
Aretha Franklin sings "re-re-re-respect." At ReUse Industries they're also into re-re-re - recycle, repair, remake.
Friends of India (FOI) is holding its 28th annual Indo-American Friendship dinner this Saturday in Baker Center Ballroom.
Ohio University's Board of Trustees last Friday passed what they called a "historic" resolution to take on a $250 million bond to pay for campus capital improvements.
The Athens County Commissioners last Tuesday voted to rescind two measures related to Holzer Clinic of Athens as the medical outfit seeks a property tax exemption from the state of Ohio.
As dusk approaches Saturday, at 6 p.m., the Honey for the Heart Puppet Parade will turn the corner at Carpenter and North Court and dance into uptown - welcoming in and kicking off the Athens Halloween Block Party of 2014.
This Saturday, AmeriCorps members from Rural Action's Ohio Stream Restore Corps (OSRC) and COMCorps, housed in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs, will be inviting community members and local volunteers to the annual "Make a Difference Day" (MADD)
Halloween. All Hallow's Eve. Spooktober. Whatever one may call it, it's a big deal in this country, and especially in the city of Athens. People go all out for festivities during this time of the year with a plethora of creepy decor, delicious fall snacks and the most essential asset to the holiday: costumes.
We urge Athens County voters to choose incumbent Athens County Auditor Jill Thompson when they go to the polls Nov. 4. As auditor for the past 14 years, Thompson has done a good job monitoring the expenditure of public funds by other county officials and departments, while professionally serving the everyday needs of county residents.
To the Editor:
I love living in Athens because it is not one of those gated community with lots of CC&Rs telling us how to paint our houses, what not to put into our yards, or how to dress our children. So I was surprised to get a warning from Athens City Code Enforcement that my garbage can was "visible from the street."
With a nurse for an Ebola patient in Dallas flying into Cleveland last week, the Ohio Department of Public Safety has issued Ebola preparedness directives. However, the administrator of the Athens City-County Health Department said Monday that it's improbable that anybody from Athens will be stricken with the deadly illness.
To the Editor:
Let's say I had myself a fancy job finding just the right people to make into political candidates that will help line the pockets of some big, rich corporation. I would look for someone that will agree to remove those pesky regulations that are meant to protect citizens from monopolies, or protect public resources, such as water, air, soil, or forests from the reckless pursuit of profits for big city shareholders.
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