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September 13, 2002 - 5:37pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The American Red Cross needs your blood, but this time those who donate get something extra. The Red Cross is asking residents to donate "One Pint and Get Four." This Sunday, September 15th at the Krogers on Maple Avenue, those who donate will get a free half gallon of milk. A voucher will be given to donors, allowing the milk to be taken immediately or up to one week later. The blood mobile at the grocery store will run fron noon to 4:00 p.m.
September 13, 2002 - 5:32pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
This area is known for Longaberger baskets...and the man behind the woven magic is cherished in the hearts of those who knew him. Three years ago Dave Longaberger passed, and left a grand tradition of a true friend and loving man. Friday afternoon at the Longaberger Homestead, the memorial to Dave was unveiled to the public. It is a fitting tribute to the characteristcs of Dave: trust, friendship, intergrity and a belief in people. The memorial consists of three portions: an eagle...
September 13, 2002 - 10:08am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The water line is fixed, but that does not mean Zanesville area water customers are in the clear. City officials say there is still a serious water shortage and residents are not allowed to water their lawns, wash their cars or do large amounts of laundry until further notice. Zanesville public service officials today issued an updated list of who still needs to boil their water. If you live on a street east of Underwood, if you live on the north and west ends of Zanesville or live on the...
September 12, 2002 - 11:32pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The following areas are under a water boil advisory until further notice: East Muskingum Water customers who live north and west of Zanesville. Also, Zanesville city water customers, except those who live in the downtown and Putnam areas. Citizens are advised to boil their water for a minimum of two minutes
September 12, 2002 - 6:37pm
5 years 6 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
5 years 6 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
5 years 6 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
5 years 6 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
5 years 6 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
5 years 6 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.
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