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October 15, 2001 - 2:27pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
They had two main goals in mind over the weekend, and it wasn’t difficult for them to meet either one of them. The Firefighters of Zanesville were out in the community this weekend to raise money for the families of the New York firefighters who were killed and also to bring the community together and unify the volunteer fire department and the professional firefighters.
They started Friday around noon and ended at 6pm on Saturday. They raised about $35,700 and more money is continuing to...
October 15, 2001 - 2:26pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
With the economy struggling due to the recent events that have occurred nationally, many people are curious as to what will become of our economic stability down the road. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce holds an Economic Forecast Breakfast every year, where business members of the community meet to discuss the coming year and talk about the economic conditions. The Forecast will be presented by Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the National City Corporation,...
October 15, 2001 - 12:06pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The threat of anthrax being sent through the mail has postal workers a little jittery. But steps are being taken to protect both the workers and the general public. The things you need to be on the look out for include: recieving mail from an unknown address, strange smells, any type of stain and look to see if the package is leaking anything. If you do recieve something suspicious in the mail take it to the local authorities.
October 14, 2001 - 6:03pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Country music Hall of Fame held their 16th annual Hall of Fame Day Sunday at Roger's Auction Barn in Adamsville. The group gathers every year to honor those of Muskingum County that are musically inclined in country music. When asked why the group has choosen to have these celebrations, it comes down to simply lending a helping hand. 5 new members and 1 honorary member were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this year. To date, there are 288 members and 13...
October 14, 2001 - 6:00pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
It is all about serving their fellow man for the Pilot Club of Zanesville. The organization celebrated their 60th anniversary of service in the community at the Schultz Mansion Sunday afternoon. The celebration also included a fashion show that showcased clothing from different eras.
October 13, 2001 - 2:00pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
An Ohio Air National Guard Unit has been sent overseas to provide communications help to the Air Force. Twenty members of the 251st Combat Communications Group left from Springfield last Saturday. The date of their departure has not been release until now. The 20 members of the 44-person unit were mobolized September 25th. The unit is based at the Springfield Municipal Airport. It is the first Ohio National Guard Unit known to have drawn an overseas assignment. So far, about 13-hundred...
October 13, 2001 - 1:55pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Newark woman who authorities said shot and killed her boyfriend in self-defense after she was assaulted, pleaded not guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter with a gun specification and one count of unlawful possession of a dangerous ordinance. 35-year old Dawn Martin entered not guilty pleas this week in the Muskingum County Common Pleas Court. Martin is being charged in the September 29, 2001 shooting death of her live-in boyfriend 63-year old James Breneman Jr.
October 13, 2001 - 1:50pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Zanesville police officer has been charged with neglect and abuse by the Muskingum County Humane Agency earlier this week. Officer Kelvin Grimmett is being charged after a month long investigation was conducted over the reason rottweiler was found with a chain embedded in his neck. A court ruling on the case will be held this coming Wednesday.
October 12, 2001 - 5:20pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Maysville South Business Association is looking for community support to help give back to the area. The 15th annual action hopes to raise around 20 thousand dollars and will help continue to support Maysville projects and events. There are over 2 hundred different items set o be auctioned off, included in the list is a set of Neil McCoy tickets and other big tickets items. The event is next Thursday October 18th at the Inn at Eaglesticks and starts with a social hour at 5:30.
October 12, 2001 - 5:10pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The fall leaves have begun to change vibrant shades of reds and yellow..but they’ll soon be falling. The City of Zanesville is preparing for a leaf pick-up campaign. It begins October 29th and includes all the city neighborhoods. The pick-up will mainly be done for maintenance purposes. The leaves collected will be gathered chopped up and used as mulch.
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