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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Halloween Movie Night: The Addams Family (2019)

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Join us on October 29th at 8:00pm for a showing of The Addams Family (2019). The movie will be located in the field behind the Athens Community Center. There is no charge and no advance registration needed. Grab your lawn chair and blankets for a fun fami...
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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Gallery Show on Display at Arts West: Art Werger Retrospective

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The October Gallery Show at Arts West will  feature a retrospective for Art Werger designed by the Ohio University Printmaking Department and will be on display Oct. 2-31st in the Main Gallery. This gallery will showcase twenty two selected OU Al...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

October Membership Deals Available at the Athens Community Center

2021 Spooky membership deals

Membership deals are now available for the Athens Community Center! It's the perfect time to try out the facility or just cash in on a deal if it's time to renew your membership! There are two packages are available: Trick package - 1 mo...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: September 21, 2021

After School Arts Fall Classes at Arts West

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We are once again hosting After School Arts classes at Arts West for the 2021-2022 School Year. I am very pleased to be able to offer classes for Middle Schoolers for the first time this year! Our instructors are exceptional artists and educators, this is...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Stimson Avenue Intersection and Lane Closures, Week of October 25, 2021

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Paving will continue in the Stimson Avenue project area the week of October 25, 2021.  

 

There will be periodic intersection closures and lane shifts throughout the week on Stimson Avenue while paving activities occur. The work is weather...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: October 22, 2021

**Revised** 2021 Street Improvements Schedule, Crack Sealing

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As part of the 2021 Street Improvements Project, McKee Paving is scheduled to complete crack sealing on select streets.  The work has been rescheduled to be completed the week of November 1.  

 The work is scheduled for the follo...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: October 15, 2021

**Revised** Armitage Road Bike Path Closure

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The City of Athens announces that the bike path spur from Armitage Road to University Estate Boulevard will be remain closed from thru 10/29/21 for new water line installation.

 

Questions or concerns may be directed to the City of Athens Engineeri...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Free Smoke Detectors at Athens Fire Department

FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

The Athens Fire Department will be giving out 50 free smoke detectors while supplies last, one per household (please note: these do not meet Code Regulations for Rental Housing). The detectors will be given out at both of the Athens fi...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will begin November 1

Winter Crisis Program Begins November 1, Residents may call 1-740-868-1908 for an appointment

 The Winter Crisis Program at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will begin November 1, 2021.  Residents of Hocking, Athens, and Per...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Medical Supplies & Equipment Recycling Event on Saturday November 6th at the Athens Community Center

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Items that will be accepted, wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, oxygen equipment, CPAP machines, wound care supplies, bandages, slings, splints and other items. Items that will not be accepted, medical waste, no medications and please, no rusted equipment.

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General City News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2021

City of Athens Trick or Treat

Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Trick or Treat Specific Guidelines

  • Leave the Light On –  Participating households should turn on the front porch light – assume any house without a light o...
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General City News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Traffic Message from Tom Gibbs, ACSD Superintendent and APD Chief Tom Pyle

East Elementary School Parents;

I am writing today about an ongoing concern related to afternoon student pick-up at East Elementary School.  The School District and the City of Athens are routinely receiving complaints about vehicles that are lini...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

No sanctioned Halloween Block Party will take place in Athens for 2021

The City of Athens announces that, due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic and  concern with the highly transmissible Delta variant increasing numbers of active cases in Athens County, no sanctioned Halloween Block Party will take...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

2021 Leaf Pick-up Schedule and Map

2021 Leaf Pick-up Map

The City of Athens announces 2021 loose leaf pick-up schedule beginning the week of October 11, 2021.

Area #1 includes the Northside, Near Eastside, and Far Eastside Neighborhoods. Pick up in these neighborhoods will be from:

  • October 11-15
  • November 1-5
  • Novemb...
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General City News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Athens City Council on 8-16-21 reactivated the requirement for face coverings in public spaces.

Based on information from the Centers for Disease Control, and the Athens City County Health Department regarding the substantial level of transmission and number of infections and hospitalizations, Athens City Council on 8-16-21 reactivated the requireme...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

AEP Tree Trimming and Cutting in the City of Athens

American Electric Power (AEP) needs to perform at the following locations. Tree trimming/cutting is an effort by AEP to eliminate tree contact from Overhead Power Lines. Trees selected for work will be identified by the AEP Forestry Department. 2021 work ...

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