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Kostes, Cochran, Kraynanski Move on in City Council Race

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ATHENS, Ohio – Six Athens City Council Democratic at-large candidates were narrowed down to three during Tuesday’s primary election. Incumbent Jennifer Cochran and newcomers Peter Kotses and Joan Kraynanski will move on to the general election. The only contested race on the ballot was the at-large Council race. Athens City Council is comprised of four… Read More

The Ridges Master Plan Nearing Completion

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The Ridges Master Plan Committee is expected to wrap up its recommendations for what Ohio University should do with the former Athens Lunatic Asylum in the coming months. In the meantime, a $300,000 stabilization project to help preserve some of the buildings will be undertaken. Last week, The Ridges Advisory Committee — made up of… Read More

OU Will Not Buy Leased President’s Residence

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Ohio University Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Golding announced Monday that he will not recommend a purchase option for 31 Coventry Lane to the OU Board of Trustees. The decision to not purchase the home to serve as housing for OU President Roderick McDavis and his wife came after it was discovered that… Read More

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Former Global Leadership Center Director Will Not Have Contract Renewed

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Ohio University has decided to not renew the employment contract of the director of Ohio University’s Global Leadership Center following an investigation regarding use of funds. However, the investigation didn’t appear to find any wrongdoing on the administrator’s part. In a letter dated March 3, Greg Emery was notified that his appointment to the position… Read More