The cutting of a blue and white ribbon marked the official opening of Grover Cleveland Middle School in Zanesville.
The middle school is one of three new schools in the district opening their doors to students this year. Principal Les Richards says the new school is a major improvement from its predecessor. “In our old school, the electric was so bad that when teachers in one room would turn on their computers, it would blow circuits in other parts of the building.”
The 2nd Annual Pet Fair sponsored by P.A.W.S. too place today at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.
Dogs of all sizes and breeds were on hand and took part in the “Best Dressed,” “Most Talented,” and “Kids and their Pets” contests sponsored by We Love Pets.
Program Coordinator Lisa Werkhaven says this is a great way for pet owners to show off their pets. “It’s a great way to bring pet owners together once a year and share in the camaraderie that comes with pet ownership...
Local musicians are coming together to put on a concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Performers include The Solid Gold Singers, The Y-City Stars, and Emily Imes will be performing the song she wrote for the hurricane victims.
Andy LeVeck from LeVeck Entertainment and Production says it’s been a challenge to put on the benefit on such short notice. “It’s quite a challenge. You have to try to assemble your talent in the matter of a few days and a few phone...
Applebee's in Zanesville hosted a pancake breakfast this morning to benefit the United way.
Volunteers from both The United Way and its' Family of Agencies helped serve food, bus tables and raise money for The United Way's annual campaign.
Mollie Crooks of Big Brothers and Big Sisters helped out this morning. Big Brothers and Big Sisters is just one of the agencies that receives help from The United Way. "The United Way dollars we get help us to do the services that are...
Planting trees and bushes were just some of the things the Rotary Club did today. Members of both the Noon and Daybreak Rotaries took time out of their day to help Habitat for Humanity at their homes on White Oak Rd.
President of the Noon Rotary Sandi Plymire says the work is a change from her normal job. “I think I’m going to have a sore back. I usually work at a desk, but it’s fun. It’s good to do this kind of work, it gives you a sense of accomplishment.”
Kessler Sign Company is sending down one hundred billboard faces, which will serve as tarps for damaged roofs. The faces are stronger and sturdier than tarps, and can withstand strong winds and heavy rains.
The will be sent down tomorrow with the Churches of Chirst Disaster Relief Team to Mobile, Alabama. "Everybody in the country is jumping on the wagon and helping out, we're more than happy to," said Bob Kessler, President of Kessler Sign.
State Representative Jim Aslanides is sponsoring a bill that will amend Ohio’s gun law.
The bill’s primary focus is on making the law better for Ohio’s law enforcement; but if it passes it will also allow people to carry concealed weapons in their car, and restrict the media from obtaining names of weapon holders.
Aslanides says, “One of the most sought after crimes by a criminal is to steel a handgun, and we feel that it puts the people with permits at risk when their...