Jan 9, 2015

1 million people facing cutoff of SNAP benefits next year

Roughly 1 million of the nation’s poorest people will be cut off SNAP (formerly food stamps) over the course of 2016 — even if they’re looking for a job but can’t find one —because a three-month time limit on benefits for unemployed childless adults who aren’t disabled will return in many geographic areas.

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Jan 5, 2015

Gallagher selected as new job and family services director

The Athens County Commissioners have selected Bob Gallagher to serve as the next executive director of the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services. He will begin his duties on Jan. 1.

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