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Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio welcomes visionary folk duo Anna & Elizabeth on Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m. and tickets are on sale now! Anna & Elizabeth has appeared on stages across the world, including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Brighton Festival, Newport Folk Festival, National Sawdust, Atlanta Museum of Modern Art, Old Town… Read More
But cramped seats, cutbacks on freebies and extra fees weren’t measured in the report and are wearing on airline travelers.
Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt has moved to reverse or weaken dozens of environmental measures. But many face a slow regulatory process, and may yet be undone.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials are warning Ohio health care providers that synthetic marijuana possibly contaminated with a substance used as rat poison is linked to cases of severe bleeding in other states. The Department of Health says Ohio has logged no such cases, but it’s alerting medical professionals and Poison Control Centers in… Read More
News about smartphone addiction, false stories and election interference have some tech executives regretful about what they’ve created. Some in the industry are turning to fixing the problems.
Join us for the 13th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride on Saturday morning, April 21, 2018 beginning and ending at Hocking College Student Center in Nelsonville. Various routes take riders through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and challenging courses. In its third year, our challenging gravel route… Read More
Farmsteaders is a meditative look at contemporary rural America, told through the lens of a love story that takes place on Gallipolis’ Laurel Valley Creamery. The film, directed by Shaena Mallett, will open up the 2018 Athens International Film and Video Festival on Monday, April 12 at 7 p.m. It will be shown again on Sunday,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Supreme Court says two of Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies weren’t responsible for contaminating the wells of more than a dozen families. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the court Thursday upheld a 2016 ruling by a Wyoming County circuit judge. The families’ appeal said there was jury interference, witness… Read More
Hundreds of people from across the globe gathered Saturday at the annual International Street Fair, the final gathering of International Week at Ohio University. The fair kicked off with a parade down Court St., as natives waved their countries’ flags. Vendors, selling and giving away international foods, lined E. Union St., eager to talk about their… Read More
Ohio University’s track and field team celebrated its first home game by winning the Cherry Blossom Invitational on Saturday. Bobcats pushed through the chilly weather Despite the cold, the Bobcats came in hot, winning nine events: seven track and two field events. Ohio Head Coach Clay Calkins said the weather can definitely have an effect… Read More
2018 Athens International Film & Video After-Parties (Sponsored by The Nelsonville Music Festival) – ALL FREE! Monday, April 9, 9 p.m. Jackie O’s, 23-24 W Union St. Daniel Bachman (Fredericksburg VA) – American primitive guitar and dobro Dry and Dusty (Athens) – oldtime duo from right here in Athens Wednesday, April 11, 9 p.m. West… Read More
Last week’s heavy rainfall submerged parts of East State and West State Streets on Thursday, affecting both local businesses and residents. However, the damage-control process began even before the water rose. “The flood warning was sent ahead of 24 hours,” said Dan Pfeiffer, director of Athens County Emergency Management Agency. By Thursday morning, part of… Read More
The Dairy Barn Arts Center is pleased to announce the second in the series of Spoken & Heard events: “The Path Not Chosen: Stories of Mental Health,” Thursday evening, April 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Dairy Barn Art Center Gallery. The event will be hosted by newly appointed Athens Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour… Read More
LancasterChorale, central Ohio’s premier professional chamber choir, will close its 2017-18 season with “The Seven Stars: Music of Jonathan Dove” on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. The performances continue the organization’s initiative to present regular season concerts in the Metro-Columbus area, in addition to its customary performances in Lancaster. Two years ago, LancasterChorale… Read More
The Ohio University School of Music is pleased to announce the Ampersand Festival 2018, a concert presented by the Wind Symphony on Monday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. This concert will feature four world premieres written by current students and alumni composers, including collaborative performances with local and regional rock… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Monday is the last day to register for Ohio’s May primary. The secretary of state says voters will have the chance to weigh in on a statewide ballot issue involving redistricting and to vote in statewide and local races. A total of 477 local issues are on ballots in 83 of… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Appalachian Power says it will begin applying herbicides by helicopter later this spring in order to maintain rights of way for some power lines. Utility forester Travis Klinebriel says aerial maintenance application is generally used in less populated areas where it’s hard for ground crews to clear the rights of way…. Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Cincinnati has two new museum exhibits on the history and currency of the Confederacy. “Confederate Currency: The Color of Money” and “Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy” has opened at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The first museum exhibit displays paintings of the money used in the Confederacy and southern states…. Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Ohio’s governor races have been heating up as early voting begins and the candidates begin the stretch drive to the May 8 primary. Voter registration for the primary ends Monday, and voting opens Tuesday to choose the Democratic and Republican nominees for the Nov. 6 general election to succeed second-term Republican Gov…. Read More