By Jim DeBrosse So you’re stuck in Athens for the summer and ruing the day when the Uptown streets are blazing hot and empty? Buck up, pal. Athens has something called The Great Outdoors. Try fishing. Yes, there are actually fish in the Hocking River, and big ones... Read more
by Amanda J. Weed As the school year draws to a close, students are thinking ahead to the mass exodus of Athens that occurs after spring finals. If you will be heading out for the summer, take some time this weekend to experience some events that highlight the creative... Read more
By Amanda J. Weed Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, signals the beginning of summer. It is filled with the sounds of marching bands which parade down Main Street and the smoky aromas from backyard barbeques. Yet the origin of the holiday does celebrate... Read more
Spring marks the beginning of a new season that is not technically on the calendar as a season — festival season. Whether it is a church festival, school festival, fireman’s fest, or fest in Athens, these events include some of the best food, drinks, and activities... Read more
by: Kirsten Hamilton Athens community members, and local officials, work to create a better environment in Athens County. Recently, steps have been taken to increase the safety of the community as well as simply benefit public individuals in a friendly manner. Organizations... Read more
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County Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that state officials halt the issuance of injection well permits in the state of Ohio.
Ohio’s 2016-2017 budget bill was signed into law Tuesday, and includes an increase in state funding to universities and a two-year freeze of tuition rates.
The Athens County Bill of Rights Committee filed a petition Wednesday that would give county commissioners the ability to write ordinances and ban injection wells.
Organ Recital of Patriotic MusicJanice Robison will play an organ recital at 11:45 AM, following the worship service, on July 5th at Athens First Presbyterian Church. The program will be music appropriate for the 4th of July holiday. The community is i…
Genesis Theater Project will present the musical, The Secret Garden, on June 19-20, 25-27 at 7:30 PM and on June 21, 28 at 2:30 PM. The performances are at First Presbyterian Church under the direction of David Tadlock. This marks the tenth annive…
And we need your help!ARTS/West has made it to a milestone – 10 years of bringing the arts to our community! In celebration, we are planning a 3 day extravaganza of performances, dedications, food, and visual art on August 14, 15, and 16, 2015. So m…
More OU gear is available for Bobcats to purchase from Victoria’s Secret Collegiate Collection.
LGBT-inclusive preferred name and pronoun policy approved for the 2015-2016 academic year (The Post :: Culture)
A new policy this fall will allow students to change their name preference and pronoun preference online. This preferred name will show up on class rosters, advising lists and student identification cards. Ohio University is one of the few universities…
Call For ArtAMAC (Athens Municipal Art Commission) is seeking up to 10 art designs to be applied onto vinyl wraps to cover traffic control boxes in Athens, Ohio.AMAC encourages submissions of Athens specific artworks that will make Athens Art Outside t…
Peggy J. Viehweger was recently appointed to a nine-year term to the Ohio University Board of Trustees by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
- Highlighting the Green: Spring Semester 2015 (SLIDESHOW) (Board of Trustees)
- OHIO trustees approve FY2016 budget, capital plan (Board of Trustees)
By Huyen NguyenCamilo Perez was there at our apartments to shoot videos. He’s absolutely brilliant. @scrippsiij @USAndKolkata pic.twitter.com/YsQ2q232Ak— us pandey (@uspindia) July 5, 2015 Video shooting session scholars about our expectations in par…
- Getting from Trung (IIJ Blog)
- Silicon Dragon Eyes LA With Alibaba's Move To Set Up In Pasadena (Rebecca Fannin, BSJ '77)
The so-called “#DreamGreen16″ class of 2016 added a tight end on July 2.
- Swimming & Diving. @Ohio_Swim_Dive Announces 2015-16 Meet Schedule (ohiobobcats.com)
- Football. Ohioâs Patterson Named To 2015 Hornung Award Watch List (ohiobobcats.com)
Get out and sample the best dishes of the year during Restaurant and Food Truck Week! Below are a few of the specials offered during the week. Keep checking for updates as they roll in! Discover all of our 30 Mile Meal Restaurant and Food Truck p…
- 30 Mile Meal Month Picnic Week (Visitors Bureau)
- Picnic Places (Visitors Bureau)
Blueberry Raspberry JamAdding the whole berries at the end of the cooking process makes for a nice chunky jam. Using the ratio of 1:2/3 cup (berries to sugar) allows the ripe fruit taste to come through. Estimate about 2 pints of berries for 1 pint of …
- Schiacciata with Mozza-egg and Caviar (Pizza Goon)
- Growing Like a Champ (A Local Choice)
No doubt Athens residents are aware of the debate surrounding what is to be done regarding the repurposing of the structures at The Ridges, formerly known as the Athens Lunatic Asylum. As an associate of the Athens County Historical Society & Museum, I…
- Oil exploration at the heart of new 'battle of Seattle' (Athens News :: Commentary)
- One needn’t be an engineer to comment on OU’s energy plans (Athens News :: Letters)
Can eating chocolate help you lose weight? Surprising health claims about chocolate have come out in recent years. Studies have
found, for example, that eating chocolate on a regular basis might help to lower blood pressure and heart attack risk, imp…
- Alzheimers and blood test (Family Health Radio)
- Mexican Americans and obesity (Family Health Radio)
Six video games, via Steam, to play before school starts.
- Album Review: Vince Staples debut album gives glimpse into gang life (The Post :: Blogs)
- Album review: Citizen's Everybody is Going to Heaven might have to grow on you (The Post :: Blogs)