The number one cause of home fires in the U.S., and Zanesville, is cooking. That’s why fire departments are highlighting the dangers in this year’s Fire Prevention Week.
Starting on Monday, fire officials around the nation will try to get the word out about kitchen fire safety. Zanesville’s Fire Chief Dave Lacy says this year’s theme “Watch What You Heat” aims to teach people not to do anything stupid when it comes to cooking, especially with hot grease.
County Commissioners are helping citizens of Cannelville begin a paving project that will improve the village’s depleting roads.
Four bids were taken under advisement for a multi-street paving and culvert-replacing project.
“45,000 dollars in the CDBG Grant Money from the federal government will pay for the project,” said Stephanie Spencer CDBG Coordinator. “The low bidder was under that, so the township won’t have to pay any money to that project.”
The discovery of almost 80 sticks of dynamite in South Zanesville Wednesday night has prompted local officials to send out a warning today.
Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says although it may have seemed like a rare occurrence, there actually could be many more explosives around Muskingum County. In fact, he says they call in the Columbus Bomb Squad about eight times a year after people find everything from grenade casings to TNT in their own backyards.
An evacuation for some residents of South Zanesville is over after officials with the Columbus Bomb Squad dispose of 80 sticks of dynamite that was discovered at a North LaSalle Street residence Wednesday evening.
According to Lt. Steve Simpson with the CFD, the situation is under control and residents have been given the o.k. to return to their homes.
A former Zanesville coal miner owns the shed where the dynamite was found.
One of the biggest names in movies is changing the way Zanesville views the silver screen.
The Cinemark theater is opening 12 screens at the Colony Square Mall this Friday. There is room for more than 2,000 people, two concession stands and two box offices. Ticket prices are a bit higher than the old theater, but Marketing Coordinator Dan Thompson said it’s worth the price.
“We’ve got stadium seating in every auditorium, so when someone’s in front of you that...