Stories tagged with: Fans

August 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
3 years 4 days ago

The 2-1-1 Call Center is thanking the community for helping elderly and disabled residents cool off this summer.

Manager Audrey Foster said 117 fans were donated by people in Zanesville.  She said the AK Steel corporate office also donated $1000, which paid for an additional 25 fans and 4 air conditioners.

"We did have a lot of calls for fans and air conditioners from folks with medical conditions," said Foster.

Foster said people suffering from...

August 1, 2011 - 4:20pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Recent heat advisories have many seeking relief - only to find a shortage of fans.

Last week the South East Ohio 2-1-1 Call Center of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties received more than 40 phone calls of people asking where they could find a box fan as a relief from the heat. Salvation Army Office Assistant Mindy McCloy said both Community Action and the Salvation Army ran out of fans.

"We had one lady who came in and even the ventilation in her apartment was very...

November 18, 2010 - 10:49pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

The time has finally arrived for Harry Potter fans nationwide.

Locals eagerly waited in line for the midnight premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1" at the Cinemark at the Colony Square Mall. While many were excited for the showing, others had mixed feelings about the series coming to an end.

"I've been reading the books since before they were really popular so it's been really neat to see them come alive and now that it's ending, it's...

June 29, 2010 - 8:28pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Twilight fans are taking over the Cinemark Movie Theater at the Colony Square Mall.

Four screens are showing the midnight release of the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse." All four theaters are sold out, housing a total of about 1,000 movie-goers.

Staff say people started waiting in line around 10 a.m., including 24-year-old Amanda Johnston, who was first in line.

"I want to get the best seats. I got the worst seats last time, and it wasn't very fun. Plus, the best...

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