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September 12, 2002 - 6:37pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Corporate sponsors for the United Way took advantage of the nice weather and decided to tee off for the organization. Thursday afternoon the United Way held their annual golf tournament...24 teams played golf to raise money for the 20 agencies. Organizers hoped to raise between $3,000 to $4,000.
September 12, 2002 - 6:29pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
For many Americans, September 11th prompted feelings of pride and patriotism for their country...and also for their city. At a ceremony held on Wednesday, our local law enforcement officials joined together to remember the attacks. One local artist wanted to honor the fire fighters with art. Mary Ann Bucci painted a copy of the old Central Fire Station which closed in 1961. Copies of the painting will be sold this weekend at the "I Love Livin' in Zanesville" celebration. All money raised...
September 12, 2002 - 8:34am
4 years 44 weeks ago
The city of Zanesville is dealing with a major water main break today. It happened this morning on Iron street. The break has cut water service to the north end of Zanesville. City water department manager Bob Pletcher says a 20 inch water main burst. Pletcher says crews are working to fix the problem. But, as a result of the incident, a boil advisory is in effect for Zanesville water customers until further notice. There is also a boil advisory for some customers of the East Muskingum...
September 11, 2002 - 1:31pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Last year the second Tuesday of September was just like any other Tuesday at McKinley Elementary School until educators and students learned about the four tragedies that stunned America. Administrators say a year of sadness was enough and they chose to focus on American pride today, instead of immense loss on American soil. Instead of a morbid daze, several well-known community members were greeted by a red, white and blue sea of young patriots who celebrated patriotism through singing...
September 10, 2002 - 7:15pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department is on the lookout tonight for two men who robbed a local business. Detectives are looking into an armed robbery that occurred around 3:17 Tuesday afternoon at LT'S Jewelers on Linden Avenue. Apparently two male suspects entered the store with a handgun and demanded several items before fleeing on foot. No one was injured in during the incident.
September 10, 2002 - 1:39pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
You've got to have faith, or so says St. Thomas priest Father Jordan McConway. In fact, Father McConway encourages people of all faiths to join his interfaith service tomorrow at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas in downtown Zanesville. McConway says September 11 affected everyone, despite creed, religion or nationality. Offering a service for everyone is one more way Americans can unite against terrorism, say church members.
September 10, 2002 - 1:36pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The wheels on the bus will be going around and around to the east side of town, now that Z-Bus is offering a new route for the convenience of those interested in working on the eastside. Several county, city and state officials showed up to the Zanesville Welcome Center to discuss implementation of the new route. They say it will service the community by helping workers get to employment destinations, therefore keeping the working economy in good status. Z-Bus officials say the new route should...
September 9, 2002 - 5:16pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The drought in the southeastern Ohio area has taken its toll on the water levels in Zanesville's reservoirs. Last week, the city asked residents and businesses of Zanesville to conserve water for the second time this year. Officials hoped that the voluntary advisory would help restore water levels to normal. To date, the voluntary advisory put in place on Thursday has not significantly increased the water levels in the storage tanks. The city will continue the voluntary advisory through...
September 9, 2002 - 12:37pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Zanesville Downtown Association wants to double the pleasure of visitors, so they're continuing their Twosdays events on the second Tuesday of every month. Zanesville Downtown Association members say the monthly event offers people the chance to stray from heavily traveled areas and get a closer glimpse of downtown life, since many downtown destinations are forgotten. In addition to carriage rides and barbershop quartets, many seasonal activities are planned for each event.
September 9, 2002 - 12:34pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
There are helping hands and then there are armies of people, linking arms and minds to build relationships that better the commumnity. The Council of Community Relations is one of those organizations focused on community and corporate connections. By networking and raising funds, the council is able to fund many projects that benefit all members of the community from the Fatherhood Initiative Program that trains fathers to be responsible parents to the Code M-C program that encourages people to...
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