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March 21, 2004 - 7:08pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Today at the Colony Square Mall, motorcycles seemed to take over the mall. Elaborately displayed, these bikes were here for a big purpose, to help keep kids off drugs.

Every year the Y2 Chapter of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association gets together with D.A.R.E to help raise money for their youth programs. Motorcycles were displayed throughout the mall and people put in a dollar to vote for their favorite bike. The Road Riders do this because it’s just following their philosophy....
March 21, 2004 - 5:11pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Taking one step at a time, Private First Class Justin Johnson’s life is getting back to normal.
Justin was shot several times in the legs during ranger training back in December.

Saturday night, to help out with Justin’s medical costs, A.J. Smidt organized a dinner and says she is so grateful to the community for donating raffle items for the fundraiser.

Smidt says she did not previously know the Johnson’s before the incident, it was through the media, she found...
March 20, 2004 - 1:05pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
They may be celebrating fifty years, but everything at the Zanesville Home and Garden Show has new ways to remodel or improve your home.

Not only do they have over 60 different companies on display, but they are selling “builder bees” to commemorate their anniversary.

And if just looking at the displays aren’t enough for you, there are even learning sessions about a variety of home improvement topics offered.

The last day to visit is tomorrow so make sure you go...
March 20, 2004 - 1:01pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
People might be thinking of cleaning or reorganizing on this first day of spring, but for some people on probation spring-cleaning happens all year long.

Today as part of a community service probation program people were out fulfilling those requirements by picking up old tires around the area.

So far this year the group has picked up 7 ½ tons of trash and today they had picked up close to 100 tires.

Picking up trash is just one of the many activities that...
March 19, 2004 - 3:30pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
High School Students looking to better their futures were able to show off their employability skills and hear some life-long tips from a former NFL player.

About 130 area students competed in the regional event. Two events were for Freshman and Sophomores and eight were for seniors.

Along with the competition are motivational speakers to offer a bit of advice about the working world.

The students also heard from Ex-Philadelphia Eagle, Calvin Murray, who told...
March 19, 2004 - 3:23pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Students at St. Nicholas never thought it was possible to win a trip to see the Columbus Crew, but they did. Not only did they do it, but they did it one penny at a time.

The forth graders came in sixth place and competing against 230 schools across 38 different counties in a “Pennies for Patients” Fundraiser.

After raising almost six hundred dollars worth of pennies, the lucky class at beat the rest of the school for a trip to see the Columbus Crew Home Opener and even...
March 19, 2004 - 2:58pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Just in time for spring, the annual Zanesville Home Show rolls into town.

Over 70 booths will be there, showcasing their best in home improvement.

If you have kids, this year’s grand prize raffle item will be a hit. One lucky winner will receive a 14 ft. children’s playhouse.

The Home Show starts tomorrow at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds and runs through Sunday. Admission is only 3 dollars.
March 19, 2004 - 12:46pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
The weather may not look it, but the Spring Break atmosphere was surrounding people attending the 2004 Spring Break Annual Meeting at the Hallowed Hills in Zanesville.

This annual meeting is designed to get employers and employees excited about their jobs and get passionate about the work they do.

In addition, the ACES Awards were also passed out to companies that made a positive economic impact in 2003. These companies included everyone from Conn’s Potato Chips to Wal-...
March 18, 2004 - 11:37pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
A retired executive has been convicted on accusations that she embezzled nearly $1,000,000 from the manufacturing company where she’d worked for 21 years.

61-year-old Sharon J. Young pleaded no contest Wednesday in Licking County Common Pleas Court to three counts of aggravated theft.

Licking County Prosecutor Ken Oswalt says an audit of Tectum Incorporated shows that more than $900,000 went missing from late 2000 through fall of 2003.

The company’s attorney...
March 18, 2004 - 7:12pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
It’s a beautiful flower for an important cause and every year in March the American Cancer Society hopes to get closer to a cure by selling daffodils for research and programs for cancer survivors and patients.

Volunteers from the cancer society will be selling daffodils at both Pick N Save and
Wal-mart locations tomorrow in Zanesville.
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