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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It’s summer. It’s raining again. And maybe you’re thinking, or heard someone say: ‘Jeez, I can’t believe how much it’s been raining this summer.” Well, believe it. It seems that many of us suffer from some sort of collective amnesia when it comes to the summer rains in southeast Ohio, or… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Three lifeguards abruptly quit the Athens City Pool last week and others put in their two-weeks notice. This follows weeks of complaints from lifeguards about working conditions that they believe put themselves and pool patrons at risk. The city pool has faced a shortage of lifeguards that resulted in current staff… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Some people in the region are struggling to stay cool as temperatures rise this summer. People in need can receive a free air conditioner for their home through the Hocking Athens Perry Community Action’s Summer Crisis Program from July 1 until September 30. HAPCAP’s public relationship coordinator Claire Gysegem believes access… Read More
POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) – This year’s celebration of the Appalachian Summer Solstice at Wisteria Event Site and Campground gave people the opportunity to take a short vacation from the hustle and bustle of life and return to their roots in nature. The four-day-long celebration featured nightly fires, live music, camping, and local food. But more than anything, it… Read More
An historical folk musical, “Quilters,” is set on the American Prairie of the 1890s. This all-female musical portrays an elderly mother and her nine daughters, who re-live a lifetime of memories of home, church, and community, all through the creation of quilt blocks in a family Legacy Quilt.
Hawaii is about to ban the sale of sunscreens containing certain chemicals that have been shown to harm coral reefs. Environmentalists urge a switch to mineral-based products.