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Tecumseh Theater Free Summer YouthShops! Day Camp | 2022

Tecumseh Theater Free Summer YouthShops! Day Camp | 2022

Tecumseh Theater in cooperation with Perry County Job and Family Services and Hocking * Athens * Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is hosting Free Summer YouthShops! Day Camp June 13 through July 29, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ages 6 - 14. Lunch is provided. Registration is required. Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Central State University Extension Third Thursday Small Farm Series Webinars | 2022

Central State University Extension Third Thursday Small Farm Series Webinars | 2022

Join Central State University for a series of monthly online webinars with CSU Extension Educators on topics important to small farms. Third Thursday of the month May through October from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. No charge. Registration is required.

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Free Food for Seniors at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank | May 12, 2022

Free Food for Seniors at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank | May 12, 2022

LOGAN, OH – Are you, or do you know, a senior who could benefit from a monthly food box? The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), is currently accepting applications for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.

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Annual Hemlock Cruise In & Festival | Saturday, July 30, 2022

Annual Hemlock Cruise In & Festival | Saturday, July 30, 2022

The Village of Hemlock, Ohio is holding their Annual Cruise In & Festival on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Main Street - Hemlock, Ohio. Vendor spots are available.

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Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Walking Wednesdays Continue Spring and Summer 2022

Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Walking Wednesdays Continue Spring and Summer 2022

Join Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Walking Wednesdays Spring and Summer 2022. Walks start 12:00 p.m. at PCBDD - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Community Club Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday, April 16, 2022

Perry County Community Club Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday, April 16, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Community Club is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16, 2022 starting 11:00 a.m. at Jim Rockwell Stadium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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2021 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

2021 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

The Northern Perry County Water #1 and #2 water systems has prepared the following reports to provide information to you, the consumer on the quality of our drinking water. This report is required as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act Re-authorization of 1996. Included within this report are general health information, water quality test results, and water system contacts.

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Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November

Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Restrict Open Burns in March, April, May, October, and November between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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Perry County Ohio First Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due March 11, 2022 *** 2/8 UPDATE - Now due March 18, 2022 ***

Perry County Ohio First Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due March 11, 2022 *** 2/8 UPDATE - Now due March 18, 2022 ***

Perry County Ohio First Half 2021 Real Estate Taxes Are Due Friday, March 11, 2022. First Half 2022 Manufactured Home Taxes are also due Friday, March 11, 2022. *** February 8, 2022 UPDATE - DUE DATE IS NOW FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022 ***

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Red Cross testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies | March 10, 2022

Red Cross testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies | March 10, 2022

Central & Southern Ohio Region (March 10, 2022) — For a limited time, the American Red Cross has resumed testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. Plasma from routine donations that have high levels of COVID-19 antibodies may be used as convalescent plasma to help meet the needs of COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems.

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Ohio Department of Health shifts to weekly COVID-19 data reporting | March 10, 2022

Ohio Department of Health shifts to weekly COVID-19 data reporting | March 10, 2022

(COLUMBUS - March 10, 2022) Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, MBA, announced today that the state of Ohio will transition from daily to weekly COVID-19 data reporting at coronavirus.ohio.gov beginning next week. Daily reporting of key indicators including case counts, hospitalizations, and vaccinations will continue through Sunday, March 13. Then, the reporting cadence will change to weekly beginning Thursday, March 17.

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Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

The Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program offers a way for people convicted of a misdemeanor to make reparations to the community. The Community Service Program works with County, Township, Village, and non-profit organizations within Perry County. People convicted of a misdemeanor may be fined, required to do Community Service, or a combination of both. Required Community Service hours typically range from 20 to 80 hours per conviction.

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Judge Luann Cooperrider Swearing-In Elected Officials | December 29, 2021

Judge Luann Cooperrider Swearing-In Elected Officials | December 29, 2021

Perry County Ohio Juvenile-Probate Court Judge Luann Cooperrider swearing-in various elected officials on December 29, 2021.

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PCPD Speaker Series  ‘The .22-Caliber Killers Case’  | March 10, 2022

PCPD Speaker Series ‘The .22-Caliber Killers Case’ | March 10, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Park District is pleased to host Judge Luann Cooperrider on Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. She will open the files of the infamous .22-Caliber Killers case at the Hoover Theater - Glenford, OH.

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Perry County Free Legal Clinics | 2022

Perry County Free Legal Clinics | 2022

The Perry County Ohio Free Legal Clinic offers FREE legal advice to income eligible individuals who cannot afford private counsel. Attorneys can only give legal advice, they cannot represent you in court. The clinics are held the first Tuesday of each month (none in January). Sign in at 3:30 --- attorneys start at 4:00 and stay until all clients are served. The clinics are held at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Request for Qualifications - Construction Manager at Risk | February 17, 2022

Request for Qualifications - Construction Manager at Risk | February 17, 2022

Request for Qualifications - Construction Manager at Risk in connection with renovation of the Perry County Ohio Courthouse and the Sheriff's Residence and Jail - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Treasurer Has a New Website | February 16, 2022

Perry County Treasurer Has a New Website | February 16, 2022

The Perry County Ohio Treasurer has a new website effective Wednesday, February 16, 2022. Pay your real estate and manufactured home taxes online. Look up tax rates by taxing district. Look up property valuation.

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Defining REUSE Scholarship and Earth Day explained on WHIZ Live at Noon | February 7, 2022

Defining REUSE Scholarship and Earth Day explained on WHIZ Live at Noon | February 7, 2022

Listen to our Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling 6 min. 45 sec. interview on WHIZ Live at Noon explanation of the Defining REUSE Scholarship (Deadline Feb 25!) and MARK your calendars for a special community partnership EARTH DAY Event to be held in Perry County April 25, 2022 at Mount Aloysius!

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Emergency Alert Program

Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Perry County Ohio Emergency Alert Program.

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HAPCAP Water Bill Assistance Program to Continue in 2022 | January 13, 2022

HAPCAP Water Bill Assistance Program to Continue in 2022 | January 13, 2022

GLOUSTER –Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is excited to announce we are still able to provide low-income eligible residents of Hocking, Athens and Perry Counties with water and wastewater bill payment assistance.

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COVID-19 Testing Supplies for Ohio’s K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities | January 12, 2022

COVID-19 Testing Supplies for Ohio’s K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities | January 12, 2022

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is announcing plans to prioritize the state’s supply of COVID-19 tests to first support testing for K-12 schools and colleges/universities. This comes as the state is experiencing a delay in shipment of more than 800,000 testing kits amid a nationwide shortage in COVID-19 testing supplies.

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RSVP Aqua Classes

RSVP Aqua Classes

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Aqua Classes are ongoing at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Thornville 4th of July Celebration | Monday, July 4, 2022 Jul 04, 2022 11:00 AM - 05:30 PM — Jake Shaner Memorial Park - 115 Clum Drive, Thornville, OH 43076
Perry County Health Department Women’s Cancer Screening Clinic | Monday, July 11, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Perry County Health Department - 409 Lincoln Park Dr, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Park District Board Meeting | Monday, July 11, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Arethusa Springs Park - 426 Fowler Lane, New Lexington, OH 43764
Ohio State University Extension Cooking in a SNAP! Demonstration | Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Jul 13, 2022 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM — New Lexington Food Pantry - 5552 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
Central State University Extension Diabetes Empowerment Education Program | Thursday July 14, 2022 Jul 14, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Perry County Senior Center - 520 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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