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Thursday, March 26,2015
Letters

Faculty members call foul on OU president's housing change

83 signatures as of Thursday morning

To the Editor: Ohio University has recently announced that it is reviewing the suitability of the traditional residence of the President on the Athens campus. This appears to be driven by the appearance of some bats...
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Letters

Trustees appear to be losing whack-a-mole repair game

To the Editor: No one would want the Ohio University president and his spouse to reside in a house that poses a health and safety risk, which is what 29 Park Place seems to have become.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Letters

OU hemorrhaging financial gifts in wake of GLC shakeup

To the Editor: I have read with great dismay and extreme sadness your coverage of Ohio University's Global Leadership Center and its now erstwhile director, Dr. Gregory Emery.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Letters

Memories flood back about great old Athens bars

To the Editor: Some people are asking about some of the history of various uptown places during the '70s and '80s. Hello, Ivan from Swanky's; I did not know you were still around.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Letters

Courts not competent to rule on community bills of rights

To the Editor: This is in response to Editor Terry Smith's column in The Athens NEWS Monday, March 16, 2015, titled "Court Rulings Suggest Athens Fracking Ban Is Indefensible."
Sunday, March 22,2015
Letters

Destruction of village records recedes into past with deaths

To the Editor:

The village of Chauncey has just lost another former Village Council member last week. Since 2007, the Chauncey has had eight former village officers pass away. That's an average of one per year.
Sunday, March 22,2015
Letters

If you’re a Presbyterian, your favorite number must be 666

To the Editor:

The Presbyterian "church" (USA) voted to no longer follow God, but serve Satan. That decision was made with their vote to include homosexual marriage in their constitution. In 2011 they voted to ordain homosexuals and begin this final drive to turn their members over to the devil.

Sunday, March 22,2015
Letters

In column, NEWS editor missed some points about fracking ban

To the Editor:

Athens NEWS Editor Terry Smith, in his "Wearing Thin" piece of March 19, seems to think that Athens residents can't win in the fight against environmental pollution by the oil and gas industry, so we should just throw in the towel.
Sunday, March 22,2015
Letters

‘Wearing Thin’ column didn’t take into account local law

To the Editor:

Last Thursday's "Wearing Thin" column by Athens NEWS Editor Terry Smith seems to misstate the legal basis for (and therefore the implications of) the Munroe Falls/Morrison Supreme Court decision. Rather than take my word for it, here's a statement by attorney Nathan Johnson, former Buckeye Forest Council staff attorney now on the staff of Ohio Environmental Council. Nathan wrote to me today, stating:

Sunday, March 22,2015
Letters

Getting frack protection state amendment wouldn’t be easy

To the Editor:

Here are my thoughts on Terry Smith's "Wearing Thin" column in today's Athens News titled "Court Rulings Suggest Athens Fracking Ban Is Indefensible" (The NEWS, March 19).
 
 
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