The Timken Company will have to shut down melting operations at its Faircrest Steel Plant in the Canton area after it was discovered that radioactive cesium 137 apparently was in a load of scrap metal.
Officials said on Wednesday the cleanup will take two to three weeks, but the rolling mill will stay open.
Company Vice-President W.J. Timken Junior says a sensor on Tuesday detected the cesium 137, a radioactive metal commonly used to make gauges and treat cancer, in a...
Traffic was backed up a bit on the Y-Bridge Wednesday night.
According to Lt. Bill Shaw with the ZPD, at about 6:15 p.m. a male driver blacked out behind the wheel of his car, struck another vehicle head on and ran into the Plumbing Supply Company building in downtown Zanesville.
No one was injured in the accident. The Y-Bridge was temporarily closed for about 45 minutes.
Hunger is a major problem in our area. That’s why campaign’s such as the United Way’s Operation Feed are set up to help supply those in need with food items.
For families like Mark Stones’, food pantries are a means of survival. Stone says, “when you don’t have proper ability to feed oneself then the family just breaks down everybody’s unhappy and it causes a lot more problems in the long run.”
Programs like Operation Feed are designed to provide the necessary food...
It’s time to tackle one of the most germ-infested rooms in your house: the kitchen.
Germs are everywhere, but that doesn’t mean they’re harmless. Especially near food bacteria are abundant. That means the kitchen is filled with germs. According to Family and Consumer Science Agent Pam Montgomery, kitchens are in the “danger zone” for germs and bacteria to grow. The “danger zone” is between 140-40 degrees.
Remember those numbers? They’re the necessary temperatures to...