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October 6, 2001 - 6:20pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Coping with loss of a loved one can be very hard. The grief that one feels can be devastating and hard to overcome especially for parents who have lost an infant child. This afternoon over t the Genesis-Bethesda Fitness Trail, The “Healing After Infant Loss” program provided a way to help parents through a very trying time. After the walk, participants planted tulip bulbs in a garden near the trail. The first “Remember Walk” was held September 26, 1986 at the National Perinatal Bereavement...
October 6, 2001 - 6:05pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It was a proud moment for Muskingum College as they unveiled plans for the newest addition to the campus family. A 32-thousand square foot, 3-level building will be added to the growing college. The Communication Arts Complex will house Muskingum’s various communication programs which is a very important aspect in the education of all students who attend the college. The building, which was designed by Cleveland architect Jack Alan Bialosky Jr., will be completed in 2003.
October 5, 2001 - 1:26pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
A well-known Zanesville doctor has died after a long illness. Dr. Gordon Gifford passed way Wednesday night around 10 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home. Gifford started his practice in Zanesville in 1956. He also served as Mayor and on City Council in late 50’s and early 60’s.
Gifford was instrumental in the city’s efforts to get land for Ohio University Zanesville. A remembrance open house will be held Sunday at the Zanesville Country Club from 2 until 5. Arrangements are being handled by The...
October 5, 2001 - 1:19pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
They are still looking for those out there with big hearts and a love for animals. The Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week has been in need of a home for two months. It is a mixed female, black in color with beige markings on her paws. She has been sponsored through the Shelter’s Sponsorship program and adoption fees would most likely be around five dollars for someone to take her home. The shelter also has some upcoming events featuring the sponsorship program. Next week will be adopt a dog week...
October 5, 2001 - 1:17pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
After months of suffering high prices at the gas pump it looks like some relief is finally in sight, at least for the moment. Frequent travelers are overjoyed at the drop in costs, and would like to see them continue to go lower. Now gas stations aren’t packed because of gas scares, but instead because the prices have dropped. The cheapest price, $1.05 was found at the Clark Station on Maple Avenue, the most expensive at $1.19 was at the BP Station also located on Maple in Zanesville.
October 5, 2001 - 1:15pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Within hours of the terrorist attacks, many organizations and businesses were putting together funds to help out with the relief efforts. Right here in Zanesville the Genesis Healthcare Foundation was doing the same thing. A 9/11 Fund was created for the employees to contribute donations. Any money made through that the foundation matched. After counting up the contributions they had $23,500 from the employees alone. The Foundation then matched the amount making the total come to whopping $47,...
October 4, 2001 - 4:05pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Perry County Sheriff's deputies and dispatchers who lost their jobs or who were reassigned earlier this year will be heading back to work. In his decision to the Perry County Commissioners, independent arbitrator Louis Imundo Jr. said that 16 deputies and dispatchers should be reinstaed to their original positions. The department laid-off the employees back in April because of insufficient funding. However, both the Sheriff's offie and County Commissioners have claimed that neither of the...
October 3, 2001 - 3:39pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The pulse of our nation will be beating at Secrest Auditorium and the community is encouraged to come out and Stand Behind America. The benefit concert is two local teenagers attempt to help support the relief efforts in New York and Washington. The all ages show will rock out with some talented bands. The concert starts at noon on October 13th. There will be raffles throughout the event. The big prize is a guitar that was donated by C.A. House Music and is signed by all the bands. The...
October 3, 2001 - 3:38pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The mystery and excitement of Halloween will be dressed-up for a grown-up party to benefit charity. The Inn at Eaglesticks plays host to the Jaycees event “Mask-A-Raid Mania” on October 20th. The costume party features dinner, and entertainment from a Cincinnati based band “The Websters.” The cost is 50 dollars per person and benefits the local charities that the Jaycees supports. Tickets can be purchased at Eaglesticks, WHIZ or by calling 452-5431 and asking for Leanne Bader.
October 3, 2001 - 2:42pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
On Friday September 5 you might see a piece of history flying high. The Grumman Tracker a 1958 war plane will be visiting Zanesville at 3pm at Municipal Airport in Zanesville. The airplane used to track enemy submarines and destroy them. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.
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