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December 26, 2005 - 3:40pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Brave the crowds, brave the weather, and try to forget about the not so cute outfit that your not so favorite aunt bought you for Christmas.

For some it’s the most wonderful time of the year, returning of unwanted or wrongly suited Christmas gifts and using up gift cards, on after Christmas sales.

Many traveled out to stores today to exchange gifts and found the process easy.

“I got right in, and found exactly the same thing I needed,” said Becky Hickman of...
December 26, 2005 - 3:27pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
As the Christmas Holiday comes to a close, the Ohio Highway Patrol says it was a relatively slow weekend for accidents.

“It was actually a pretty good weekend,” said Sgt. Clark Felix, Assistant Patrol Commander. “We handled four accidents and only one with injuries.”

Felix says that the traffic was busy leading up to Christmas with the holiday travel, and looks for the same this weekend as New Year’s Eve approaches.

That’s why the Patrol...
December 26, 2005 - 1:30pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Wrapping paper, boxes, food cans …there’s so much garbage that comes with the holidays. But much of the holiday waste can be recycled.

Matt Phillips of Litter Prevention and Recycling in the City of Zanesville says most gift packaging can be recycled, just make sure to flatten out any cardboard boxes and bag up any loose items.

Food containers should be rinsed clean, but you can leave the labels on.

There are several drop off sites throughout Muskingum County...
December 25, 2005 - 9:40pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
One Local Woman’s fight for her life can be an inspiration to us all. Lisa Milatovich looked to horses to save her life and make her dreams come true.

Watch the video to hear the full story.
December 25, 2005 - 2:43pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Christmas is the time for giving, and today people from around the area gave their time to help those less fortunate.

Starting at 11:30 this morning, Grace United Methodist Church opened its doors to serve up a Christmas feast.

Pastor Jim Sands says the place was packed, but nobody left hungry.

“We had lots of food,” says Sands. “People prepared food all during the weekend here, and we had some came, we had lots of different churches...
December 24, 2005 - 10:40pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
People who bought last minute gifts this week at Colony Square Mall didn’t even need to wrap them.

Since Tuesday, Grace Wesleyan Church has been wrapping presents for shoppers as part of a fund raising effort.

“It’s to raise money for our schools to go to youth conference in April, and we needed to raise around $3,000, so this is really helping us out,” said Youth Director Marilyn Archibald.

The group brought in all their own wrapping paper and materials, and...
December 24, 2005 - 10:15pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping by now, it’s probably too late, but today some people were scrambling to finish their last minute shopping. Others just came out to the mall to enjoy the scenery.

Watch the video to see more
December 24, 2005 - 4:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
While many people are on vacations and holiday breaks, employees of one local company haven’t rested since the season started.

The Sweet Station, located at the Freight Shops Downtown, is a spot lots of locals hit before the holidays.

Manager Gerry Gardner says they can barely keep their chocolates, candies and custom gift baskets in stock. “We have four people working fulltime around the clock, and it’s been so busy. It’s great that we’ve been so busy. We can’t keep...
December 24, 2005 - 4:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
During this busy time of year, the family pet is often not the first thing on its owners’ mind.

But the holidays can be stressful for animals too. There are may be a lot of unusual activity in the house, and often houseguests are part of the festivities.

So if you’re having family or friends visit, Larry Hostetler from the Muskingum County animal Shelter says put your pet in their own room or crate to keep them relaxed.

And if you have to keep your pet...
December 23, 2005 - 11:57am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Santa Claus is one busy man this time of year, but he is still finding the time to write letters back to local kids who send him letters in the North Pole.

One postal worker explained how Santa gets those letters.

“We take them and put them in a mail bag. I put them on top of the roof. Then that night, after dark, Santa comes and picks them up,” said John Collins, President of Letter Carriers of Zanesville.

Then Collins says Santa comes back to the Post Office...
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