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April 1, 2002 - 1:28pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The frosty nip in the air didn’t keep local “fools” off the roof this morning, to help raise money for the American Cancer Society. The April Fools fundraiser held at the Zanesville Wal-Mart was in full swing today with over thirty people on the rooftop and lots of generous donations going toward the relay for life. Since 7am each persons goal was to raise $500 and by ten o’clock contributors had pitched in about $7,300. Genesis Healthcare and the Muskingum County American Cancer Society is...
March 31, 2002 - 7:19pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The youth of Muskingum County are in need of your help. Almost four months ago, the Information Technology Board Of Appalachia opened a club that caters exclusively to teens. The club located in downtown Zanesville gives local teens a safe place to go every Friday and Saturday to have a little fun. Known as "The Spot", the teenage club is visited on the average by 50 area young adults. But due to some financial problems this adolescent hot spot will have to temporarily close it's doors....
March 31, 2002 - 7:12pm
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Buckeye Lake Village Council Members are not happy with the way that their local police department is being run. Council members are upset that police chief Ron Small does not attend council meetings, make his five full-time officers punch a time clock at the station, and he allows his off duty volunteer auxillary officers carry firearms. Chief Small says that his department is professional and he has become a target of meddlesome council members. Council members are thinking about...
March 31, 2002 - 7:07pm
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Easter is a holiday when most people think of the Easter bunny, decorating eggs and filling their baskets with chocolate made treats. But to the religious community in our area and around the world, it's the Sunday set aside to recognize the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Although the celebration of Christ's resurrection may differ from church to church and religion the message remains the same. Easter signals the end of the Lenten season and the beginning of Pentecost. Pentecost, the season...
March 30, 2002 - 2:13pm
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Dealers from all over Ohio and neighboring states have called Colony Square Mall home for the past two days for a Sports Cards and Collectibles Show. Held six times a year, the shows participants buy, sell and trade merchandise. Dealers can have everything form beenie babies to signed autographs of famous sports figures. Having such a passion for sports is the reason why one reitred high school teacher started collecting memorabilia. Collecting items to build an inventory to either sell or...
March 30, 2002 - 2:09pm
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Licking County Prosecutor Robert Becker said Friday that the man shot in an altercation with a Newark police officer was Todd Rolf, not Trent Rolf. 28-year old Todd Rolf, address unknown, gave police and the Ohio State University Medical Center his brother's name, said Becker. The hospital declined to release his condition, but stated that his injury was not life threatening. Todd Rolf, who has served time in prison for robbery, has a warrant pending for his arrest, according to court and...
March 29, 2002 - 9:18pm
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It started out as an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Now Zanesville Police say they are investigating a homicide. The fatal shooting happened earlier this week: 9:30 Tuesday evening. The shooting took place at 807 Luck Avenue. The shooting resulted in the death of 21-year-old Chad Kennedy of Zanesville. Kennedy suffered a fatal gunshot to the head. Kennedy died at Good Samaritan hospital on Wednesday, March 27th. On Friday, March 29th the Zanesville Police Department...
March 29, 2002 - 2:09pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It was fun and fitness today at the Singer Center Gym as area youth gathered for a Health Fair. MATC sponsored the event which was open to the public and included activities for kids ages 5 to 18. Health screenings, informational games and prizes were available for the kids to participate in and learn from. Children from the Muskingum Family YMCA, Carreytown and various daycares around the area came for the event where local agencies promote health and safety issues. The Health Fair went from...
March 29, 2002 - 2:08pm
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It could be the first time in history that a cheerleading squad from Zanesville High School competes in a National Championship competition. With that thought in mind, these girls are getting pumped up and prepared for next week’s event. The squad, made up of freshmen and sophomores have high expectations and are confident with their talent. The girls will be heading to Columbus for a three-day competition to showcase tumbling, chants, and dance routines. This Tuesday the ZHS squad will be...
March 28, 2002 - 8:19pm
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Tree seedling sales by the Ohio Department Of Natural Resources are drawing to a close. State foresters are encouraging Ohioans to get their orders in before the April 12th deadline. State nurseries carry many species of trees but the demand of certain types have made supplies very limited. The bare root tree seedlings sold by the ODNR are used in many conservation efforts in the state of Ohio. The price range of the seedlings depend on the type and quanity purchased. In the past 80 years...
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