Stories tagged with: City Council

October 13, 2009 - 7:41pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

An issue allowing for new stadium field lighting at Gant Municipal Stadium is tabled at city council this evening.

The ordinance, which would allow $185,000 to be awarded for the lighting upgrade was tabled because of the possibility of stimulus funding for the project.

Mayor Howard Zwelling says he will find out Oct. 23 whether or not they will receive the money.

The ordinance will be tabled until the next meeting, Oct. 26. Council will then vote on the ordinance.

October 9, 2009 - 4:51pm
4 years 40 weeks ago


The Muskingum County Board of Elections is gearing up for Novembers' general election.

Director Chris Hamill says they have noticed more candidates running this year. The deadline for the November ballot has passed, but people are still eligible to run in the primaries in May.

"They would come in and we would give them a petition and we would take that petition and they would get it signed, they would need to have the required amount of valid signatures to be on the...

September 28, 2009 - 8:31pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Skateboarders around Zanesville will have to wait for improvements to the Interskate Skateboard Park.

Mayor Howard Zwelling announced tonight at city council the $34,000 in grant money was not awarded to Zanesville for improvements for the skate park. Zwelling asked council to foot the entire $68,000 project, but the request was voted against, leaving Mayor Zwelling disappointed.

"It's for the kids and they need another place to play," said Mayor Zwelling. "There...

September 23, 2009 - 9:27pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

In 1920 the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote.

Today, women and men gathered for a 'Rally In The Alley' at Bryan's Place on 6th Street in Zanesville. The event is sponsored by the Muskingum County Women's Republican Club and has one simple goal.

"To support our candidates, that is what it is all about... to give support to these folks. It is very expensive and very time consuming, it takes a great abundance of energy for these folks to run for office...

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