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April 23, 2001 - 11:33am
5 years 10 weeks ago
One of those is “The Special Riders” program. This is a therapeutic horseback riding program with many benefits.

“Helps them with muscle strengthening, flexibility, balance, confidence, probably the biggest thing in doing all of those things, it’s a real fun time to be outdoors and riding the horses.” Said Jody Murray, Executive Director of the Alfred A. Carr Center.

To ensure safety, the program uses lift belts, helmets and spotters on each side of the horse.
“Going...
April 18, 2001 - 4:18pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Parking in downtown Zanesville is already a tight squeeze, but it's about to get even worse. The temporary problem comes as a result as a massive downtown city street paving project. On April 24 Milling will begin on 3rd and 4th streets and then continue to 5th and 6th streets the following day. The Milling work for Main Street is scheduled for April 27. Paving will follow close behind on the next day. There are no plans for closing any roads and the city hopes the entire operation will be...
April 18, 2001 - 4:17pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The foot and mouth disease that is spreading through Europe has even had an impact close to home at the Wilds. Although there has not been a case reported in the U.S since 1929, the Wilds is making sure to protect its' animals. The disease affects mostly livestock and is spread through blisters on the mouth and in between the feet. Most times the animal does not die, but it does cause severe suffering and, it's very contagious. The Wilds will open for its eighth season on May first.
April 18, 2001 - 4:14pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Nearly one million violent crimes occur in the workplace each year. That staggering number is prompting businesses to establish violence prevention plans. And today, some local business people attended a seminar on prevention planning at Ohio University Zanesville. Dr. Mark Erenburg, Director for the Ohio Safety Center said most importantly, plans should have input from everyone. "You have to get them all fully involved in being responsible and accountable for their own safety and violence. The...
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