Archive

You are viewing the November 5, 2019 daily archives

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Democrats Propose Making Election Day A Paid Holiday In Ohio

By:
Posted on:

On this election day, two Democratic state lawmakers announced they’re introducing a bill to make future general election days paid state holidays for all Ohio workers. Reps. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) are the sponsors of the bill. They said current state law allows “reasonable time” for workers to vote, but hourly… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse

Two More Controversial Abortion Bills Poised for Passage in Ohio Senate

By:
Posted on:

An Ohio Senate committee has paved the way for the two controversial bills to hit the chamber floor tomorrow. Both would put restrictions on doctors performing those procedures. One bill requires doctors to tell medication abortion patients about a controversial procedure known as abortion reversal. Under this bill, women receiving the two pills that cause abortion will… Read More

‘Impact Ohio’ Brings a Regional Conference to Athens to Discuss Policy Issues


Posted on:

For the first time Impact Ohio is bringing a regional conference to Southeastern Ohio to examine issues confronting Appalachian Ohio. The conference will be Thursday, November 7th from 11 a.m. to 4:30 at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center.  If you would like to attend, go to Impact Ohio’s website at https://impactohio.org and click… Read More

Twillaby Pond featured

‘Twillaby Pond’ Book Launch Set for Nov. 16 at Athens Public Library

By:
Posted on:

Twillaby Pond is local author Patricia Black’s work of illustrated lyrical poetry inspired by the work of respected Irish poet Seamus Heaney. The lilting work is rife with imagery of fantastical creatures – the myrties and water-blue prets, and although the work has ultimately been published as a children’s book by Monday Creek Publishing, Black wrote… Read More