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April 7, 2002 - 4:18pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It was a sweet 16 celebration for the board members and staff of the Alfred S. Carr Center as they hosted their own open house was used to kick-off the center's annual cake auction fundraiser. Visitors also had a chance to view the recent renovations completed on the audlt day care area. The expanded adult daycare program area was dedicated to the Littick family for their years of loyalty to the center and its mission to help the disabled. A gesture that the Littick family says is humbly...
April 7, 2002 - 4:14pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Maysville City School District dedicated their newest addition to their educational system. In a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this afternoon, the Maysville Board Of Education, administration and staff invited the public to an official dedication of the newly built elementary school. Grades preschool through 5 are house in the new elementary school and it has been operational since the beginning of this year. And according to administrators, students, and parents, it seems that...
April 6, 2002 - 4:18pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
College students and the New Concord community hit the pavement to take one step closer to the cure for cancer. Earlier today, a group of Muskingum College students hosted a 5K run-walk for cancer research. The fundraiser event was held in honor of cancer survivor and Muskingum College Alumni Director Ron Mazeroski. The seven students who organized the event were pleased with the number of people who came out to participate. Also the American Cancer Society has been guiding the group in...
April 5, 2002 - 9:10am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Perry-Hocking Educational Service Center recently voted to shut down the Perry County Learning Center. Superintendent Dale Dickson says a lack of appropriate funding to support the alternative school is the reason. He says after the Ohio General Assembly transferred 300-million dollars in "temporary assistance to needy family federal funds" from the state jobs and family service department to the state general fund, it sealed the fate of this and other quality programs around the state....
April 5, 2002 - 6:29am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A novelist, actress, writer and professor came to speak at OU-Z on Thursday. Denise Chavez came from New Mexico to spend some time with the college students and present one of her novels, Loving Pedro Infante. It is about the Mexican film star Pedro Infante who died in a plane crash in 1957 and she also signed the books after her lecture. She will finish up her visit in Ohio next week after she makes an appearance at Oberlin College.
April 5, 2002 - 6:28am
5 years 11 weeks ago
It’s the kickoff to a program that is striving to feed the hungry in the county. Operation Feed is now officially off and running and looking for the support and hard work of the community to make this campaign a success. By increasing their goal this year by more than ten tons, the team realizes that the new goal’s large, but everyone is confident that it can be achieved. They are shooting for 70 tons of food this year. If you are interested in volunteering your time for Operation Feed this...
April 5, 2002 - 6:26am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The topic was insurance at the Muskingum County Commissioners office. A representative from Comp Management Health Systems was on hand to discuss keeping insurance premiums low, and other issues that deal with workers compensation and those in the county affected. Right now, Muskingum county is involved in a group discount program which can employees in the program a discount of 25 percent on their premiums. This program is annual and can range anywhere from a 25 to 40 percent discount for the...
April 4, 2002 - 5:15pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
In order to keep up with the developmental growth in the city of Zanesville, the planner and zoning administrator has made an important change. Within the past year there has been considerable growth in the area. Just along Maple Avenue alone, the commerical industry will have four new restaurants. Since there has been so much activity with new developments, the four boards that review residential, industrial, or commercial plans had to change their filing date. Previously the filing date...
April 3, 2002 - 6:21pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
You can call it a case of neighborhood justice. A robbery at Zanesville store, was stopped by a group of boys with a garden hoe. Around 11:30 last night, 30-year-old Robert Brown of Zanesville broke into Mother Tuckers. He threw a rock into the glass door and stole 4 cartons of cigarettes. The east end neighborhood watch was in full gear. A group of seven guys chased Brown and knocked him down with a garden hoe. They then held him until the police arrived. The guys said they did it in...
April 3, 2002 - 2:56pm
5 years 11 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...
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