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September 10, 2002 - 1:39pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
September 8, 2002 - 10:34pm
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Just after 12:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, Zanesville Police responded to a pedestrian and car accident in front of the popular bar "The Barn" at 1947 Linden Avenue. According to a press release from the Police Department, Pamela Roberts of Zanesville was struck by a car in front of the gathering place. The vehicle was driven by a 17-year-old female whose name is not being released due to her age. Roberts was transported to Grant Medical Center where she later died this morning from her...
September 8, 2002 - 10:29pm
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It's often said that it's the friends you make in college that will be your life-long buddies...but a group of people are proving that the neighbors you had when you were little are true friends for life. After the Urban Renewal Project began in Zanesville around the middle of the century, homes and schools were torn down. Those residents might have had to relocate, but they never stopped thinking about their old neighborhood. They got together to remember the area at Wolfie's Kampground....
September 8, 2002 - 10:23pm
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The Zanesville Community Theatre is putting the finishing touches on this season's play "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest." The popular play was chosen as a celebration of the Theatre's 40th anniversary. Other popular plays such as "Godspell," "The Wizard of Oz," and "The Taming of the Shrew" will also be performed, as well as others. "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" opens this Friday, September 13th at 8:00 p.m. Dates and times for the play: the 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st at 8:00 p.m. and on...
September 8, 2002 - 9:32pm
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The Zanesville Concert Association has had a busy summer organizing a variety of cultural music to bring to our area. Sunday evening the Association met to kick off this year's concert schedule including Marvin Hamlisch on Saturday, October 26, The Georgian State Dance Company on Wednesday, November 6, The Hungarian National Philharmonic on Monday, Februray 3, 2003, and The Big Band Dance Party on Sunday, March 9, 2003. All concerts are at 8:00 p.m., except The Big Band Dance Party, which is...
September 7, 2002 - 6:57pm
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Some were classics and some were newly bought...but all were attracting a crowd. Saturday afternoon the 17th Annual Lite the Nite Cruise-In Car Show was held at the Newark Square. This car show raises money for somethign special. Not only did car-lovers get all the automobiles they could handle...thanks to the popularity of the show, residents of Newark will get to spread some joy during the holiday season. That's because all money raised from the car show goes towards the lighting of the...
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