Thanksgiving came a day early for those who attended the Salvation Army's dinner Wednesday afternoon.
Anywhere from six to eight-hundred people were expected to turn out for the traditional Thanksgiving meal, a community gathering which has occurred for about twenty years. The idea is to bring the community together by offering not only a meal, but a sense of family.
"A lot of our people are going through some very difficult times and I think this gives them an hour or two...
This Thanksgiving, Christ's Table is making sure no one goes hungry.
From 10:30 until 12:30 Thursday the soup kitchen will feed around 150 people a free home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner. Thanks to volunteers another 200 meals will be home delivered.
"We definitely want to give a shout-out to our local Jaycee's because we do deliver our homebound meals on Thanksgiving Day and that's all done by volunteers Monday through Friday so the Jaycee's come in on Thanksgiving and...
Thanksgiving is just three days away, and there are some safety precautions you should keep in mind before firing up your deep-fryer or oven to cook the traditional turkey meal.
When it comes to deep-frying your turkey, you need to make sure the turkey is not frozen. Dropping a frozen turkey into a deep fryer will likely cause an explosion and injury to anyone nearby, but that isn't where the concerns end.
Thanksgiving is over-and those feeling a little plump from the holiday meal hit the gym early.
The Fieldhouse in Zanesville opened at 5 o'clock Friday morning. Director of Operation Jim Fraunfelter said he saw a spike in attendance.
"It always happens through Christmas everybody is trying to get a little weight off before Christmas," said Fraunfelter. "Then there really is nothing they have to worry about until spring so they hibernate and just enjoy life as a...
It's been a busy Thanksgiving for law enforcement and medical responders in Zanesville and surrounding areas.
Trooper Todd Henry of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said the biggest problem is the extra traffic on Interstate 70. He said troopers are assisting drivers of disabled vehicles by taking them to gas stations for help.
"Traditionally, this is the most dangerous holiday to travel," said Henry. "We try to be proactive and stop something before...
The Zanesville Fire Fighters were also on the job Thanksgiving Day.
Firefighter Jeff Ball said each Thanksgiving the crew pitches in to cook-up the holiday feast.
"It's kind of our extended family and we're all giving thanks," said Ball. "If you got to be here at the fire departments you couldn't ask for a greater group of guys to be spending Thanksgiving with."
Thursday's meal would feed 13 firefighters- each crew member brought in their...