5/30/18, 7:30PM, Nelsonville Pleasantview Ave CLOSED, Fort St to Woodlane Dr until further notice due tree on roadway

Nelso Road Closed

The City of Nelsonville announces that Pleasantview Avenue has been closed from Fort Street to Woodlane Drive, until further notice.  The roadway has been closed due a large tree and electrical lines being knocked down by a thunderstorm.  Nelsonville and American Electric Power crews are on the working to remove the debris.  Officials estimate that it could take 4 to 6 hours to reopen the roadway.

Please avoid this area and follow the directions of public safety crews on scene.

Safety Town, Hocking College Campus, 6/18 – 22, 9:00AM – 11:30AM, https://hockingcollege.regfox.com/safety-town-2018

Hocking College Safety Town

Safety Town
Hocking College Campus
June 18 – 22
9:00AM – 11:30AM

Join the Hocking College Police Department, Athens County Sheriff’s Office, fire fighters, educators and other public service workers for a fun course that focuses on teaching children safe practices both at school and home. Children ages 4-6 are invited to participate in the program. Participation fee is $10 for the four days. Safety Town is held on Hocking College Nelsonville campus.

The curriculum includes: bicycle safety, pedestrian safety, fire safety, playground safety, poison control, snake and animal safety, stranger danger and what to do if they find a gun or another weapon. The children are instructed and practice how to cross the street safely. Daily speakers and games lead up to a Thursday graduation ceremony.

A snack is provided daily. If your child has special dietary restrictions you may choose to send a snack with your child. The week will be very active so children should wear comfortable athletic shoes – no flip flops! All children must be potty-trained.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! More information and register at – https://hockingcollege.regfox.com/safety-town-2018

Nelsonville Pine Grove Dr street paving continues Wed, 5/30/18, also pothole repairs Kontner St and John St, avoid areas

Nelso Street Paving

The City of Nelsonville announces that street paving will continue in the Pine Grove Drive area on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Pothole repairs will also start on Kontner Street and John Street on Wednesday.  Traffic flow will be maintained during these projects. Please avoid these areas. The City of Nelsonville apologizes for any inconvenience these projects may cause.

Special Nelsonville City Council meeting Mon, 5/21/18, 7PM, the public is invited and encouraged to attend

Nelso Council Special Meeting

The Nelsonville City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall.  The meeting is being held to discuss recent investigations into the police department, and to hold an executive session to discuss personnel matters in the police department.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

SR78 CLOSED Burr Oak Blvd to SR691 at US33 overpass, 6/4/18 to 6/29/18, please avoid this area

ODOT Road Closed

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be closing State Route 78 from Burr Oak Boulevard to State Route 691 at US Route 33 overpass from June 4, 2018 until June 29, 2018. The roadway is being closed to install 5 new box culverts for wildlife preservation.  The detour for the closure is Burr Oak Boulevard to East Canal Street to State Route 691.  Please avoid this area.