There is a growing trend in this country and local authorities say they are seeing more and more of it around Zanesville. Parent sponsored alcohol parties are becoming more prevalent and Steve Carrel, the director of the Muskingum Behavioral Health Center says it is something that needs to stop.
“There seems to be more and more we’re hearing about parents not only providing a place for parties but also supplying the alcohol.”
There are hundreds of animals in the Zanesville area that just need a home.
The pet of the week is Chipper. He is a Shepard husky mix who is never shy to show off his friendly disposition.
Sarah Orwig a volunteer at the Zanesville animal shelter commented, “This dog has an awesome personality. He is great with kids, he is great with people, he wants to be with you all of the time. I think he would make an excellent companion for anyone.”
A local professor is displaying some of his work for the community to experience.
For the next few months Professor Gerald Westgerdes is exhibiting an installation of sculptures designed to evoke thought about human mortality.
He hopes the public can look past just the sculptures. “I guess it is just the professor in me or the teacher in me but I guess to reflect on not just to walk by and look at the work, but to read some of the text associated with the...
Buying or selling a home? Well now is the time to do it. Butler Realty in Zanesville is reporting a noticeable increase in the housing market. Owner Jay Butler says he expects good things in the New Year.
“The housing market right now in Zanesville is doing very well. In the last 24 months it has been a little slow but its really starting to come back.”
Although he says it is still a buyers market he credits the increase to a decrease in interest...
You are going to have to come up with an extra two cents the next time you mail a letter. Starting Sunday, January 8th, postage rates are raising to 39 cents up from 37 cents.
Zanesville Postmaster Gary Haenisch says rates haven’t been up since 2002. “Postage rates have remained unchanged since 2002, however in 2003 legislation was passed by Congress that mandated the postal service to establish an escrow account.”
Despite the cold weather people came out this morning to support a good cause. The Muskingum Christian Academy sponsored a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s. Tickets sold for five dollars at the door. Amy McDaniel, the athletic director says with their students so active in the community this is a really great way to spend five dollars. “Our student athletes participate a lot in non-profit organizations, they do a lot of volunteer work for them. They help the community in numerous other ways...