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February 7, 2002 - 4:25pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The move is on again to form a union at the Longaberger plants in Frazeysburg. The United Steelworkers Of America is holding an organizational meeting Sunday Feburary 10th. The union says workers at the basket-making company are forming the Longaberger Employees' Alliance. The group has the stated aim of protecting and improving conditions on the job at Longaberger in a positive, efficient and effective manner. 13-year employee Ron Miracle Jr., a weaver at the company, says they are forming...
February 7, 2002 - 2:04pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Locally elected officials and community leaders voiced their opinions in regards to Governor Taft’s State of the State Address. The Governor’s cabinet members were in town today at MATC to host a roundtable discussion were issues and concerns were brought forth. Paolo DeMaria, Chief Policy Advisor to Governor Taft, Tom Johnson Director the the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, and Joy Padgett, Director of the Governor’s Office Of Appalachia were present. Concerns were raised about where the...
February 7, 2002 - 2:02pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Four local companies have teamed up to prepare students for the proficiency tests by forming “Partnership for Proficiency.” It is a program that gives kids the incentive to study and have a positive attitude about the standardized tests. Domino’s, Coca-Cola, Whiz, and The Times Recorder have all pitched in to support local school districts and the focus on students passing the tests. Maysville School District and Zanesville City Schools are taking part in the event. Each child will sign a...
February 6, 2002 - 5:53pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The United Way received a special donation toady – it was a monetary gift from one of the agencies it supports. Goodwill is usually accepting donations – but now they have decided to give back. They presented United Way with an 8 hundred dollar corporate donation. On February 12th this year’s United Way campaign will end, as of today, they have collected one million one hundred and forty thousand dollars.
February 6, 2002 - 5:52pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Taking a step back in time now, the trail to freedom for slaves goes right through the heart of Zanesville. February is black history month – and to celebrate Ohio University Zanesville, held a lecture on our area’s involvement in the Underground Railroad. Kathy Brantley, organizer of the Putnam Underground Railroad Education Center, where history will showcase and taught through hands-on features. The PURE center is set to open in the Fall of 2002.
February 6, 2002 - 5:51pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Indulging in a sweet pastry right before Lent, is a polish tradition that goes back 400 years. Pick N’ Save stores have brought back Paczki, a sweet treat that the bakery makes from scratch. Polish people would gather up all the ingredients they had in the kitchen, and bake the sweet treats to indulge in eating prior to beginning to fast for lent. This year’s availability is February 6th through 13th and every Friday throughout Lent that ends with Good Friday, March 29th.
February 6, 2002 - 2:22pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum College student charged in the death of her infant made her first appearance in a Muskingum county courtroom Wednesday morning. 21-year old Jennifer N. Bryant appeared before Judge Jeffrey Hooper with her attorney Aaron Miller. No plea was entered however bond was set for the defendant. Attached to the $50,000 bond was a request made by the defense for house arrest with the exception that Bryant be permitted to attend counseling sessions, meetings with her lawyer and seek...
February 6, 2002 - 9:46am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum county sheriff's office says 21-year-old jennifer Bryant was charged Tuesday in the death of her newborn infant. Bryant faces involuntary manslaughter, child endangering and abuse of a corpse. She's being held in the Muskingum county jail. She makes her first appearance in court today. Her baby was found in a trash bin wrapped in a blanket Monday night near the home where the Muskingum College student lived with five other students. Detectives say evidence they found in the...
February 6, 2002 - 12:41am
5 years 7 weeks ago
Ryan Bates scored 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in Rosecrans 72-35 win over TCC.
February 5, 2002 - 5:04pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Governor Bob Taft's top officials will be in Zanesville Thursday. His Cabinet Directors will be hosting a regional roundtable to discuss his State of the State Address. The day will start with a tour of The New Bakery Company at the East Pointe Industrial Park. Then the roundtable begins at 10 am at Muskingum Area Technical College. Among those expected to attend are Tom Johnson, the Director of the Office Of Budget And Management and Joy Padgett, the Director of the Governor's office of...
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