Stories tagged with: Maple Avenue

May 1, 2012 - 2:04pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Traffic came to a halt after a head-on collision sent two people to the hospital early Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called out to Maple Avenue just after 1 o'clock.

Z.P.D. Patrol Sergeant Andy Armstrong said the driver of a white Chrysler Concorde was trying to make a left turn when it collided head-on with a black Ford Fusion.

Armstrong reported that both drivers were up and talking with officers after the crash, but were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital...

March 2, 2012 - 5:23pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

A new restaurant could be on its way to the Y-City.

Planning and Zoning Administrator Pat Denbow told WHIZ that LongHorn Steakhouse has applied for signage on Maple Avenue.

The signage was filed for the site of the former Goody's department store in front of the Colony Square Mall.

Denbow said that a chain steak house is something the city has been really hungry for.

"We certainly have local steak houses that people certainly enjoy, but this is the type of...

January 28, 2012 - 6:47pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

A water main break is causing a traffic jam on Maple Avenue in Zanesville.

Ted Stevens of the Zanesville Water Department said the right lane of Maple Avenue is closed heading northbound near Bryan & Snider Funeral Home.

Stevens said drivers are being directed to Taylor Street as an alternate route.  He said he's unsure when the lane will reopen, but a crew is on the scene trying to fix the problem.

October 21, 2011 - 4:17pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Some positive support for Sheriff Lutz and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department can be seen along Maple Avenue.

Local businesses are posting their appreciation for the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department and the efforts made during the release of the exotic animals.

Jay Butler of  Butler Realty said,  "Sheriff Lutz is a leader, a leader of our community who had to make a hard decision and he made the right decision."

Business Owner George...

October 11, 2011 - 8:46pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council passed a resolution on a small Maple Avenue project that means a big safety improvement to the road.

A 20-foot section of the median at Military and Maple was tapered down to allow for easier access of police and emergency vehicles to cross over it. Though Council passed the resolution Tuesday night, Zanesville Public Service Drector Mike Sims says the city didn't have enough time before the Maple Avenue construction began to get the correct approvals from ODOT...

October 2, 2011 - 5:35pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

A section of Maple Avenue in Zanesville Sunday afternoon was lined with supporters of the pro-life movement.

Reports by the Ohio Department of Health revealed earlier last month that the number of abortions fell for the 10th consecutive year, making it the lowest level since the state began to track 35 years ago. Pro-Life supporter and Family Physician Patrick Johnston believes this is in part because of the decrease in the state's population- which he said may be tied...

August 5, 2011 - 2:10pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

The next time you buy a lawn mower you may be visiting a new store location.

Locally Owned and Operated, American Pride Power Equipment broke ground and will begin construction of their new store location. President Ryan Dodson said the project has been about 2 years in the working- stemming back to a debate on whether the companies new location would remain residential or be better-suited for business.

"Ah, that's history. We're beyond that now and the very small group of...

August 4, 2011 - 2:50pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is now on it's way to getting a lot worse- before it gets better.

Maple Avenue's resurfacing project began Wednesday. The project will have two stages- beginning at the north end of the project near Route 60 and Shannon Road then slowly continue South to Adair Avenue. Construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen.
Construction should near the busiest...

July 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is about to get a lot worse -- thanks to a big re-paving project.

Maple Avenue will be resurfaced from Adair Avenue through Shannon Road, a stretch of almost 10 miles. Construction is set to begin Wednesday and not be finished until the end of October. ODOT District Deputy Director Joseph Rutherford said construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen....

July 19, 2011 - 6:10pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

A local businessman is now bringing his ethnic influence to Zanesville.

Tarek Ragheb first came to the United States in 1997. Noticing there were not many Greek foods available he decided to opened his own restaurant 'Gyro and Shish Kebobs.' The restaurant first opened in Columbus and after much success, he is now moving to Zanesville.

"To be honest I am very excited about this location here because the people here are very friendly," said Ragheb. "I like...

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