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September 14, 2002 - 2:25pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The boil advisory issued Thursday by county and city officials still remains in effect for some area water customers. The following areas will be under the alert for another day or two: All streets east of Underwood, the north end of Zanesville, the west end of Zanesville, and everyone west of Woodlawn Avenue in the south end of town. All residents in those areas are advised to continue to boil their water until further notice. Boiling requirements: two minutes on a stove. Water samples were...
September 14, 2002 - 1:43pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A Disaster Drill is taking place on State Route 146 near the County Home today. Many area agencies have collaborated together on this disaster type scenario. An airplane crash complete with hazardous materials will be part of the enactment. Local law enforcement as well as fire and rescue crews throughout the area will be participating. Set to start at 12 noon today, this is only a drill and will conclude around 3pm today.
September 14, 2002 - 1:41pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
It was a youth celebration that has brought the Zanesville community together for 7 years. Held at Zane Landing, the I Love Livin In Zanesville Event is the brainchild of Mayor Jack Fenton. Those involved say there is something for everyone at this event. Everything from local entertainment, bands, singers and cheer groups to food vendors, and game booths, it’s a day of fun for everyone.
This year they have added something new to the program, it’s a scholarship portion of the festival and...
September 14, 2002 - 1:40pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A local agency held their first annual fall festival this year. The Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization of Zanesville invited the “Buddies”, “Littles”, and “Bigs” who participate in their program out for a day of fun, food and games. Held in the agency’s parking lot at ten o’clock today, kids and their family members came out to see the building and take part in some activities while interacting with each other. The event was planned in coordination with the I Love Livin In...
September 14, 2002 - 8:11am
5 years 10 weeks ago
A volunteer for big Brothers Big Sisters of America in Licking County has been accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year old boy he mentored, and other children. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year old Scott Wagner of 1819 Dry Creek Road in McKean Township was indicted on 24 counts of rape and 27 counts of gross sexual imposition. The indictment also includes five counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and one count of corrupting a minor. Wagner is currently in the Licking...
September 13, 2002 - 5:40pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
It's been a long year for some local military police officers doing their part to fight terrorism. The 447th Military Police Unit have come home from a year's stay in Missouri. Tears, laughs, hugs and lots of smiles filled the Reserve Building on Moxahala Avenue Friday afternoon for the Homecoming Ceremony of the Unit. The familieies of the soldiers, the comminity and city officials showed up to honor the local heroes and thank them for a job well done defending our country. While on duty...
September 13, 2002 - 5:37pm
5 years 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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
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