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Flood Damaged Ballpark Restored – But Not For Long

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“The Mud Lot League” – that’s what one Nelsonville Little League athlete calls the waterlogged baseball diamonds of Polley Field Park; they’re unplayable. Saturday, almost 100 people responded to a Facebook comment by league mother Summer Willis asking for help to restore the fields. Willis, and James “Hootie” Wend, the park’s owner, sent a distress… Read More

Iranian Filmmaker Brings Native Culture to Athena Cinema

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ATHENS, Ohio — Award-winning filmmaker Anahita Ghazvinizadeh brought her Iranian culture and vision to the silver screen of the Athena Cinema Friday. Her visit was part of the Athens International Film and Video Festival where she screened her coming-of-age film “They.” The film, exploring gender and culture identity, follows fourteen-year-old J as they decide whether to transition.  Ghazvinizadeh… Read More