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April 3, 2002 - 2:56pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The Ohio Consumers’ Counsel will be at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors on April 11th at 10:30am for a presentation on utility questions, concerns and misunderstandings. It is free to the public and the community is welcome to attend. Since the Consumers’ Counsel is the middleman, they are advocates for the consumer who cannot reach their utility provider or have a question about a bill or payment. The Counsel has been active for 25 years and holds remote office presentations often to...
April 3, 2002 - 2:55pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Daylight Savings Time is here again, when we spring forward one hour ahead on our clocks. Many local residents say they are reminded of the time change because of Easter, the arrival of spring and because they have been reminded by word on the street and general conversation. We jump forward an hour this weekend, Saturday April 6th at 2am. The time change makes the days longer and the nights shorter so we will be losing an hour of sleep. The next Daylight Savings Time isn’t until October.
April 3, 2002 - 2:54pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Investigations are continuing into the cause of a Tuesday after noon house fire that left a family of seven without a place to call home. Zanesville fire investigator Kevin Thomas went back out this morning to dig through the remains of a charred and scorched two-story structure. Right now efforts are aimed at pinning down the location of the house where the blaze began, they are digging through debris trying to find out where it started and why. The Frame family house at 1078 Greenwood Avenue...
April 3, 2002 - 12:15pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
It’s not too late to begin thinking of the many pastry and cake creations that will be filling the Colony Square Mall. In April the event takes place but area businesses are encouraged to get into the act now to prepare for the Alfred S. Carr Center’s Sweet Sixteen Celebration. People all over Zanesville will be receiving summons in their mailboxes to recruit their participation in the cake auction. Not only is the hope that the people will buy the cakes to help support the Carr Center but also...
April 3, 2002 - 12:14pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A long standing tradition in the city of Zanesville will have a little twist to it this year. To help raise money for the Alfred S. Carr Center, along with the annual cake auction, area school aged children will be lighting the way in order to become listed in the Guiness Book of World Records. For a four dollar donation, the students will try to get over 3 thousand candles on a cake that will be in the shape of the "Y" bridge. The cake, which will be baked by the Muskingum Area Technical...
April 3, 2002 - 12:14pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Zanesville is going to have its own connection to Olympic hero Lea Ann Parsley. The Olympic silver medalist in the skeleton race will take part in the Carr Center Cake Auction next month. Parsley will light the first candle as the cake auction tries to set a new world record by lighting 3333 candles. Parsley will do the honor on Friday April 12th at the Colony Square Mall. This will be the 16th year for the national record-setting auction which raises money for services for children and...
April 3, 2002 - 11:50am
5 years 10 weeks ago
It was a feline rescue attempt in Zanesville on Tuesday. A man tried to save his cat, and the fire department ended up saving him.
John Rimel got stuck in a tree near 1051 Heber street while trying to get his family's cat down. He was stuck 15 feet off the ground for around 25 minutes. The Zanesville Fire Department arrived and brought him back to the ground.
If this type of thing ever happens to you, fire officials have a suggestion...place food at the bottom of the tree and...
April 3, 2002 - 11:44am
5 years 10 weeks ago
Zanesville fire officials are back on the scene of a house fire. It happened Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at 1078 Greenwood avenue. The home is owned by Scott and Stacy Frame. The Frames have five children. Three were at school and the other two and the mother made it out of the burning structure safely. No one was hurt. On Wednesday fire investigators were back inside the house trying to figure out what happened.
April 2, 2002 - 2:00pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
It’s a major issue that exists for many business owners and their employees, health insurance. To respond to the growing needs in the area and get up-to-date with surrounding chambers in Ohio, the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber Of Commerce has come up with a health insurance plan for area members to take advantage of. through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield a Chamber plan has been formed for any Chamber member businesses that want to take advantage of saving on their insurance premiums. The...
April 2, 2002 - 1:55pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
To kick off this year’s Operation Feed Campaign the Muskingum County United Way Agency has been issued a challenge. In part of that challenge the agency is issuing a challenge for the community to participate in, fighting the plight of hunger. The Alan Feinstein Foundation in Rhode Island is offering a challenge to the United Way Agency within the months of March and April. The foundation is dividing one million dollars among non-profit agencies throughout the country. This challenge is based...
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