If you are interested in preserving the city you call home, there's an organization to help you do just that.
The Zanesville Downtown Association is currently calling for members. The mission of the group is to oversee the revitalization of downtown Zanesville.
" We are a government liaison, so we work with the city and the county and state folks to make improvements to our downtown businesses as well. We also do a lot of real estate, " said ZDA Manager, Dana Matz.
The Muskingum Growth Partnership is accepting nominations for their Awards for Community and Economic Success.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman, says starting a business in any community is a risk, and the annual "ACES" awards is a way of recognizing local businesses for their success, and thanking them for their investment they've made here in Muskingum County.
"The whole point is to celebrate economic growth that's...
Fire erupted Sunday morning at 19 South Sixth Street, destroying a historic Zanesville building.
Zanesville firefighters battled the blaze for several hours, initially from the inside, until they reached the fourth floor when they discovered most of the floor and roof to the were already burned away.
"At that point, since it is condemned, they decided to abandon and go defensive,” explained ZFD Assistant Fire Chief, Dave Huey. “Instead of risking people inside....
It's a winter scene a sight to behold as the Welcome Center is decorated in baubles and bows.
There's trees with red and green ribbons and Rudolph's bright red nose. The Welcome Center's in the Christmas spirit as businesses begin to showcase their creativity for this year's Festival of Trees. Through trees, wreaths and stockings their are 218 entries in this year's event.
"They take a lot of pride in decorating and they are always trying to, I guess one up the other area...
It was the grand opening of a new business in town that caters to motorcycle enthusiasts.
Members of the Zanesville Chamber of Commerce and owners of T3 Cycles met today to celebrate the opening of the new mortorcycle shop located in the Sunrise Center.
"It's a ribbon cutting ceremony today. It's our grand opening. We had our soft opening a month or so ago and we thought it was time to have our grand opening and let everyone see what we are all about," said Co-Owner,...
After the housing slump started a few years ago, real estate activity in downtown Zanesville is beginning to pick up again.
"In the mid-2000's things were going pretty strong and then 2008-2009 things slowed down again. I'm very excited to say that there's real estate available in the downtown area both large and small, commercial and residential," said Dana Matz, Manager of the Downtown Zanesville Association.
Matz says the properties downtown are listed at fair prices...
The Zanesville Downtown Association manager has a new job description - and title.
Dana Matz was recently promoted to Member Services Director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce. Matz said his new position comes with many new responsibilities, but he is fortunate, and ready for the challenge.
"Very, very happy to be able to do all of the things that have been asked from me. The hardest thing in this is learning the time management of juggling those things...