For Some Ohio State Football fans, Buckeye Pride runs deeper than what happens out on the field.
Robyn Morrison, of Roseville, is thankful for the team’s extra effort off the field.
“My mom’s been up at Zane Campus Center for 5 months and Jim Tressel, Nick Mangold, Ryan Hamby and the rest of the Ohio State Players came up and visited my mom there Thursday before the Michigan game,” says Morrison.
According to Morrison, the team visits critically ill...
Hoping to make a kid’s dream come true, one local store held an auction to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Things Remembered held its eighth annual event today, one that started with one kids dream. “It started in 1997 when a little girl’s wish was to have engraved gifts given to her friends and her family to remember her by,” said store manager Julie Schroeder.
Since that time, the two organizations have been working together to make dreams come true....
Santa arrived today at Colony Square Mall, but not without a grand entrance. “I think it’s a big deal when Santa comes to town, so I think we need to make a little noise and show off a little bit,” explained CSM Marketing Director Kevin Pinson.
The 3rd Annual Holiday Parade featured over 40 units, including local marching bands, youth groups and Veterans’ groups.
The Big House isn’t only full house this weekend. Tonight hundreds of OSU fans…and a few lonely Michigan fans…showed their team spirit at an annual pep rally at Knights of Columbus in Zanesville. And it’s all in the name of charity.
“The Pep Rally is a fund raiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville, and it really is gearing everybody up for the big Ohio State, Michigan game,” says pep rally co-chair, Beth Chapman. “So it’s a lot of fun, but it’s also for a good cause.”...
Hundreds of needy residents can now enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner, thanks to two local organizations.
The Y-Bridge Long Beards donated 19 turkeys, weighing in at a total of 405 pounds, to Christ’s Table in Zanesville.
“We’ve been doing it for a couple years now and we just feel that it’s something that we’re trying to give back to the community as much as we can, and it’s really important to us,” says Michael Harper, Treasurer of the Y-Bridge Long Beards.
A big donation this afternoon for The Muskingum Valley Tobacco Prevention Foundation.
State Senator Joy Padgett presented the foundation with a check worth almost $300,000 for continued funding of local tobacco control programs. The 14-month extension will continue to fund programs in Muskingum, Coshocton and Morgan Counties.
Sen. Padgett touched on the importance of stopping teen smoking before they light up their first cigarette. “If you can get the kids before they...