Stories tagged with: Jerry Lavy

June 9, 2014 - 8:57pm
6 weeks 6 days ago

Members representing West Muskingum Schools met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday to discuss hooking the school's sewage into the county's sewer line.

The commissioners had made an offer to the school allowing them to tap into the county's sewer line for $350,000. The board approved a resolution at their last meeting to counter that offer with one of $300,000 saying the school simply doesn't have the money.

"We're a school district that has had trouble...

July 11, 2013 - 4:01pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

We're only half way through 2013 but the Muskingum County Commissioners are already planning the annual budget for next year.

They receive budget submissions from local departments each year that outline their projected revenues and expenses for 2014.

"In the county general fund most of it is your elected officials, your courts, sheriffs department is our largest single item in our budget and the other general expenses within the county," said Lavy.

The...

October 16, 2012 - 4:43pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The November General Election is just a few weeks away.

The two candidates fighting for the Muskingum County Commissioner term commencing January 3rd, 2013 had an opportunity to speak out at last Sunday's candidate forum. Incumbent and Democrat Jerry Lavy is facing Republican Eddie Brock in the fall election. Lavy says it's been an honor an privilege to serve as commissioner, and says he would like to continue to move the county forward.

"My number one priority, and has been...

February 21, 2012 - 8:59pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

One local club rewarded area students for their writing skills Tuesday night.

The Zanesville Sertoma Club hosted their annual Freedom Week Essay Contest. All eighth graders in the county wrote a 300 word essay on their freedoms and responsibilities as a U.S. citizen, and the winners were honored at a dinner. Commissioner Jerry Lavy said the kids enjoy the writing project, because there is motivation to win.

"Winners from those perspective schools receive a 50 dollar cash...

February 22, 2011 - 11:20pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

More than 1100 Muskingum County eighth graders were given a challenge for Sertoma Freedom Week.

The students all had to write a 300-word essay on their freedoms and responsibilities as a U.S. citizen. There were 29 winners chosen from schools across the county.

"It's a good program. It makes kids aware of a little bit about government, and how important it was and is," says Chairperson Jerry Lavy.

Each student was given a copy of the Bill of Rights as a starting...

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