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May 13, 2003 - 6:04pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
For the second time, the Zanesville Fire Department is investigating an arson fire in a Greenwood home scheduled to be demolished. Shortly after 4:10 p.m. Monday the Fire Department responded to a call at 990 Greenwood Avenue. According to Assistant Fire Chief Dave Lacy, the fire is classified as arson because fire investigators found two separate fire origins in the home. There are no suspects in the investigation, although neighbors have reported seeing teenagers and slightly younger...
May 13, 2003 - 6:02pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Residents in the Putnam Area were without power Tuesday night. According to American Electric Power’s Deb Strolemeyer, 193 power customers were without power at Arthur and Woodlawn Avenues. The cause of the outage is a blown fuse. AEP crews are en route to remedy the problem. There is no estimation as to when the power will be restored.
May 13, 2003 - 6:00pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Tuesday night those looking to move were in for a treat in downtown Zanesville. Several locations were open for the public to tour. The Zanesville Downtown Association hosted its annual Real Estate Open House. More than a dozen properties were toured, and are all available for rent, lease, or to buy.
May 13, 2003 - 5:59pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
You may have noticed some smoother-riding streets in Zanesville-and the Public Service Department says more paving is ahead. The paving projects for 2002 have just been completed in various wards of the city, which means 2003’s projects are next on the busy schedule. According to Public Service Director Mike Sims, this year’s project totals over $400,000. It will cover five miles of road, divided equally among the six wards. Sims anticipates the project to begin sometime in August or...
May 13, 2003 - 5:58pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
National Tourism Week is in full swing, and Muskingum County is ready to welcome even more visitors! Tuesday night the Chamber of Commerce is hosting a celebrity Servers night at Golden Corral from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. On Sunday the Chamber will host the 11th annual Spotlight on Tourism Event. Over 40 different vendors and exhibitors will be available for residents to plan fun, family outings. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Center.
May 13, 2003 - 7:33am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident. It happened Monday on state route 146 and involved two vehicles. Investigators say the crash occurred in front of the Duke and Dutchess gas station on state route 146. Troopers say 22-year-old Justine Hershberger of Nashport was killed in the accident. The other driver, 25-year-old Paul Kellet of Zanesville was not injured. The highway patrol says the accident remains under investigation.
May 13, 2003 - 7:26am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s department will soon have a new building to call home. Earlier this year the County Commissioners began looking for property large enough to house the entire Sheriff’s department. They chose the Danny James property at 1370 Adamsville Road, but had to wait for E-P-A approval of the property to move forward. Commissioner Ed Kenily says they commissioners actually purchased more land than previously planned. In all the cost of the property is 875-thousand...
May 13, 2003 - 7:20am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Chandlersville water project is moving forward. The Muskingum County Commissioner announced that they have accepted a bid for the project from James And Sons for 1,350,000 dollars. Commissioner Don Madden says the residents in the Chandlersville area have been in desperate need of water for over 30 years and now it will become a reality. There are still several steps that need to happen before the project will begin, but once the contractor receives notice to proceed it will take about...
May 13, 2003 - 7:17am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Commissioners announced this week that the local health department is going to ask area voters for help with its money problems. The decision has been made to place a one-mill levy on the November ballot. Last week health department officials announced that state funding cuts and increase costs would means layoffs and service cuts.
May 12, 2003 - 10:44pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
A home set to be demolished later this week as part of the Greenwood Revitalization Project went up in flames Monday afternoon. The home, located at 990 Greenwood Avenue, and its east side neighbor both caught fire. According to Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Burley, the fire was intentionally set in the upstairs bedroom. No one was injured in the fire, which took about ten minutes to extinguish. The abandoned home, and its west side neighbor were both demolished Monday evening to make sure the...
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