Stories tagged with: Halloween

October 31, 2013 - 1:22pm
42 weeks 6 days ago

The windy and rainy weather that is predicted for our area is forcing some communities to postpone their annual trick or treat events.  Here is the updated list:

Newark – Now Sunday at 5:30
Thornville – Now Sunday 5:30 – 7:30

Glenford - Now Sunday 5:30 - 7:30

Mt. Sterling - Now Sunday 5:00


 

October 30, 2013 - 7:32pm
43 weeks 3 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is getting ready for Halloween by checking on sex offenders and advising them not to give out candy. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says there are 152 registered sex offenders in Muskingum County and says deputies are paying close attention to them.

"We do a lot of registration with those folks as they come in here to register," said Sheriff Lutz. "We also go out and verify their addresses and we have been doing that over the...

October 8, 2012 - 5:00pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

We're weeks away from jack-o-lanterns, trick or treating and candy corn, but a Zanesville couple is celebrating Halloween a little early.

If you take a drive down Maple Avenue and turn on Garden Road, it's not hard to figure out which house we're talking about.  It's safe to say Russ and Raz Cleaveland take their holiday decorating pretty seriously.

"It's a lawn full of ghosts," said Russ.  "We have the seven blow ups with all the spiders, cartoon...

October 31, 2010 - 9:18pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Check out some of different characters we saw throughout the weekend.

October 31, 2010 - 8:52pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

You have your usual costumes...super heroes, princesses, witches, and vampires. But some non-traditional Halloween costumes caught our eyes around Zanesville Sunday evening.

You might recognize the brightly colored cube as a brain-stimulating puzzle, but Reily Bennet called the Rubik's Cube her Halloween costume this year. She says her dad made it.

"He just taped it then he made some kind of wood and he put construction paper to make the colors," says Bennet...

October 31, 2010 - 5:37pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

76 people are arrested after the Annual Halloween Block Party in Athens, and 63 of those individuals were taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Local authorities say the crowd was larger than in years past and remained a good size throughout the night.

Here's a breakdown of the charges they're reporting:

-one possession of heroin charge
-two possession of oxycotin charges
-six open container charges
-12 underage consumption charges
-12 underage...

October 30, 2010 - 6:46pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

It's an excuse for kids to get decked out in their Halloween-best, while bringing a sense of pride to one Zanesville neighborhood.

Putnam Pride is an organization working to improve the image of the Putnam area, and Saturday they, along with the First United Methodist Church held a Family Fun Parade that provided safe Halloween fun for families.

"Encourage a sense of community and encourage the people in Zanesville to be a little more comfortable coming through the...

October 30, 2010 - 6:41pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Making crafts should be no problem for the art club, and Saturday they shared their talents with young trick-or-treaters.

In an effort to raise funds, the West Muskingum High School Art Club organized a Halloween fun day for kids in the district.

"We've got face painting, and making cookies. We've got pin the nose on the witch, they can paint their pumpkin that they've brought, or make their own little ghost out of paper plates or things like that," says Paul Wilson,...

October 27, 2010 - 5:38pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

With the fun of Halloween also comes things to look out for. We have tips on making this Halloween a spooky but safe one.

It's always important for parents to check their kids' candy, making sure it is sealed. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says it's also vital for parents to know if their kids can handle trick or treating without them.

"If children do leave the home by themselves, it's always good to be in numbers. So we suggest that kids, if they are old enough to go...

October 26, 2010 - 6:15pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Halloween is this weekend and AAA Ohio Auto Club is encouraging safety for not only trick or treaters, but also motorists.

"The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of motor vehicle fatalities rises about 30% during Halloween on Friday, Saturday and Sunday," said AAA Store Manager Rhoda Collins.

Collins says children are less likely to be paying attention to traffic while they're out and about. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

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