People all over the area were taking advantage of the sunny and warm weather and WHIZ's Katie McGraw talked to a few of those people this afternoon to see what they had in store for the beautiful day.
Fifty Two. It's the number of days until the calendar date of June Twenty First. which happens to be the first day of summer. But, Mother Nature could have fooled the residents of Muskingum County, who were soaking up every ray of sunshine.
The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band will change locations for the 4th of July holiday weekend....
The concert band typically plays at Zanes Landing Park each week but will perform at Secrest Auditorium Sunday, July 3rd due to scheduling of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event. Secrest Auditorium Manager, John Kunkel said he is excited to have them and says it should be a great show.
"Well I think naturally it's our independence day, I'm sure their will be a...
The crowd at Zane Landing Park quickly filled-out as participants came to enjoy music and support those battling cancer.
Saturday night proved to be a great turn out for the 10th annual BZ Jam at the Landing. The event designed to raise money for cancer research rocked out to a different band each hour throughout the evening. Co-Chair, Casey Summers said, bands are always willing to volunteer and it's never a problem getting the crowd to participate.
An all day concert will raise money and hope for those battling cancer.
Although Zane Landing Park looked empty Tuesday afternoon, on Saturday afternoon a crowd of about 1,000 people, will gather for the 10th annual BZ Jam at the Landing. All proceeds from the day will benefit local cancer patients. Co-Chair, Tami Swope said, the silent auction is their biggest contributor. A hot item being auctioned off, is one of the last footballs autographed by Jim Tressel.
Some local residents at Zane Landing Park are taking a step back in time.
The Simcox Big Band performed a free concert that had many tunes dating back to the 1940's and 1950's. Dan Kocher of Zanesville says it was nice to pull up a chair and enjoy music that was popular when he was a teen.
"When I was in high school, we went to a couple places, all of us went, and we even remember that it was called teen time. All the young people went down to the Y, sang, and dances. It was...
If you're looking for a way to spend your Memorial Day weekend, you can head down to Zane Landing Park this Saturday for the Jaycees Memorial Weekend Fest and Poker Run.
The day starts off with a poker run. Registration begins at 10am and the bikes take off at 11am and travel to New Lexington, Lancaster, Jack Town Pub, and then back to Zanesville. President of the Zanesville Jaycees, David Mortimer, says they're looking forward to a good turnout.
The Summer months provide the opportunity for many city improvements.
Tomorrow Zanesville will begin a two-month-long paving project. The project is funded completely through stimulus money and includes Ridge Avenue, Dryden, Pershing, and Dresden Roads.
"The first things they'll do is about two to three weeks of handicap ramp improvements. All four of the streets that have handicap-accessible ramps that don't meet the state code will be brought up to code as a part of the...