Stories tagged with: Grant

May 9, 2014 - 4:23pm
8 weeks 5 days ago

The students in the Zanesville City School District have cleaner air to breathe due to an EPA grant recently received.

As a part of the Ohio EPA's Clean Diesel School Grant Program the district received just over $60,000 to install the needed pollution control devices on 21 school buses.

"What the benefit for the school district is it helps us save money. Our buses have less idle time so it helps us save fuel and also in the morning we do not have to have them plugged in...

October 2, 2013 - 4:44pm
39 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department was awarded $37,455.51, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was awarded $20,853.99 and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office received $29,207.23 by the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office for the 2014 fiscal year to make Ohio's roadways safer.

"The primary mission is to reduce traffic fatals in the state of Ohio through a collaborative effort," said Lt. Steve Rine. "And it's...

April 18, 2013 - 6:46pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Adamsville Fire Department was presented the check to help the department purchase new equipment like self-contained breathing apparatus', protective clothing and communications equipment.

"The Division of State Fire Marshall Department of Commerce is proud to have the training and equipment grant program with 1.6 million dollars that we distribute to smaller departments across the state," said State Fire Marshall, Larry Flowers.

Fire department's that received the...

April 16, 2013 - 1:05pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

A local community foundation starts a new competition for youth.

The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation is planning their first youth grant competition.It's goal is to empower youth and improve the community by providing financial support.

CYF Adviser, Juliet Lacy said "The community youth foundation is always looking for activities,community service,and grant making that positively impacts the lives of young people in Muskingum County."

The youth...

July 1, 2011 - 11:57am
3 years 1 week ago

Local Kids are benefiting from grants through Ohio's Race to the Top Inniative.

The Zanesville City Schools have partnered with Muskingum Valley ESC and Riverview Local Schools and will start a new program, The Muskingum Valley STEM Academy. Muskingum Valley ESC Care Team Director, Michele Timmons, says they will receive 750,000 dollars over three years to create a high quality, high tech project based curriculum that will be located in the Old Grover Cleveland School site.

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May 16, 2011 - 5:17pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Court is receiving a grant through the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The $44,000 grant will help fund the Probation Department and Hope Court, which is a rehabilitation program that assists offenders with mental health and substance abuse problems.

"The staff of the Hope Court also has counselors that are involved with the individuals, who help with the medications and they work very closely with the court to direct those people into...

March 11, 2011 - 5:59pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A grant is helping local students stay connected.

Out of 5,000 schools nationwide Foxfire School was one of 23 to get the grant sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission. Through a partnership with Sprint Wireless each student will get a laptop device with 4-G capabilities. This will help student K-12 access digital text books and cutting edge learning tools.

"The unique thing about the situation is with the 4G you have internet access anytime, anywhere and that's...

January 28, 2011 - 6:43pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

WHIZ's very own Kelly Mills is about to come back to work after having baby boy Grant Michael Mills last month.

Kelly says motherhood is extremely interesting and definitely not as bad as she expected; but then again, Kelly says she has a really good baby.  According to mom, Grant never cries and when asked what moments so far really stand out, she answered with no hesitation.

"Everytime he goes to the doctor, it doesn't really go well. The first doctor's visit when he...

December 23, 2010 - 5:27pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Zanesville has received a grant to help vaccinate dogs for canine influenza virus.

The highly contagious disease can spread easily from dog to dog, especially in close proximity. The shelter received the grant from a petfinder.com foundation program to build community immunity against the respiratory infection, which has become a growing problem through the U.S. It has been confirmed in 34 states so far. Dogs can be contagious before they show any symptoms...

September 16, 2010 - 1:26pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Development announced Thursday that the City of Zanesville will receive  $15,000 in grant money.

It's part of the Community Development Block Grant New Horizons Fair Housing Assistance Program to implement a fair housing awareness campaign.

Zanesville will use the funds for fair housing activities, such as a fair housing law workshop, fair housing promotional and education materials.

The State program provides local...

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