Stories tagged with: Kids

April 19, 2014 - 4:55pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

There was a mix of kung fu kicks and back flips at the Powerhouse Elite Cheerleading gym in Newark .

The non profit competition team, the Wildcats held their one year anniversary open house to showcase their newly learned skills to family and friends.

"It's amazing because a lot of the kids that tumbled today have never tumbled or done anything before so they picked up their skills within three months, " said Owner, Beth Rine.

During the open house, children...

September 9, 2011 - 9:45pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Many Americans can pinpoint exactly where they were when the twin towers collapsed, but children in elementary school are too young to remember.

"They've told us that many people were killed," said Haeley Barr.

Barr has learned what she knows about 9/11 from her teachers at Dresden Elementary.

"These children were not alive, and I think they're relying on us to make sure that it's something that doesn't get forgotten," said Elaine Ross.

Dickie...

January 11, 2011 - 6:52pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

It seems everyone is handling the weather in their own way.

Today's snow storm may have caused headaches for drivers, but to kids it was a dream come true.  D&D Bait Owner Darrell Gibbons says he doesn't mind being outside and his first priority is keeping his customers safe.

"I had to come out and shovel the snow. I had to make sure I got the snow off my sidewalks for the business so nobody falls," said Gibbons. 

Retired Zanesville Street Department...

November 9, 2010 - 6:41pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

If your kids have their eye on grabbing a deer, they can take part in the annual youth deer-gun hunting season.

It will take place in less than two weeks, during the 20th and 21st. Kids age 17 and younger will be able to kill one deer of either sex as long as they are accompanied by a non-hunting adult. They must wear orange, have a valid Ohio hunting license, and purchase a $12 youth-deer permit.

9,300 deer were killed last year during the two-day season.

November 8, 2010 - 6:47pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

It's not dogs but kids that are learning how to fetch in the classroom.

That's "FETCH!" meaning Financial Education Teaches Children Healthy Habits. The Ohio Society of CPA's and the Ohio CPA Foundation first started the program back in 1938, but this is the first time it's reached Muskingum County.

Fifth grade students at Zane Grey Elementary School in Zanesville were able to learn money management tips Monday morning.

"Saving for unexpected events that may...

September 20, 2010 - 5:45pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

To prepare for situations, such a Monday morning's bus accident, local crews say the need to go to the scene ready to handle mass injuries.

The Falls Township Fire Department contacted Good Samaritan Hospital, saying the medical staff should be prepared to handle at least 10 kids. Fire chief, J.D. Johnson, says everyone kept a cool head while attending to the bus accident victims.

"Internally, your heart's racing. Your body wants to go 100 mph, but your brain is telling you...

August 22, 2010 - 9:00pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The medical community stresses the importance eye sight is to a child's development, but Licking County Health Commissioner, Joe Ebel, says thousands of kids receive eye injuries every year that could damage their sight or potentially lead to blindness. It's one of the reasons why August is deemed "National Children's Eye Health and Safety Month."

Ebel says most of these eye injuries stem from sports accidents, misuse of toys, or handling harmful household objects. Direct...

August 14, 2010 - 7:43pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

Some area kids are hitting the pavement with a brand new set of wheels.

About 100 bikes were given away at the Muskingum County Speedway's 20th annual McDonald's Kids' Night.

"Every kid likes to get a new bike. With the economy and stuff, a lot of people can't afford it, " says track manager, Brenda Moran.

Moran says the expression on each child's face is priceless.

"They're so excited. It's just like Christmas morning to the ones that win, " says...

August 3, 2010 - 5:30pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

More than 1,000 area kids are expected to walk through the Salvation Army's doors in Zanesville this Thursday and Friday.

The organization is holding its annual school clothing giveaway for those in kindergarten through high school. Tables are lined with thousands of items packed on top of each other, and the staff say thanks to generous donations from the community, each child will get to pick out five outfits.

"I think the people of Zanesville should hold their heads up...

August 2, 2010 - 5:59pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

The countdown is beginning to the start of school. With less than a month away for most districts, kids need to have their updated vaccinations, especially those heading into kindergarten and 7th grade.

The state recently required that kindergartners receive a second chicken pox shot and 7th graders receive an second DTAP shot...otherwise, they will not be allowed to advance to that grade.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is offering child immunization clinics....

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