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March 9, 2004 - 7:56pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
The investigation of pornography at St. Thomas school in Zanesville has ended today, leaving many people in disbelief.

The incident began on February 4th when a parent of an 8th grade student complained that her son had been shown inappropriate pictures by the principal.

Through investigation by the Zanesville Police Department, it was discovered that an 8th grader at St Thomas received an email on his personal computer at home. The email contained four photographs...
March 9, 2004 - 6:51pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
The health care community celebrates the grand opening of a new oxygen and medical supply store today.

Northside Oxygen and Medical Equipment will offer the Zanesville area the largest selection of Wheelchairs and scooters as well as any medical or surgical supplies.

The Zanesville store is the largest of their three stores.

Tomorrow the public is invited to come for a view of the store and enjoy free screenings.

Those free screenings are...
March 9, 2004 - 6:51pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
A sewer construction project has a major intersection in Newark closed tonight until tomorrow morning.

About fifty feet of new pipe will be placed at the intersection of Deo and North 21st. Street.

While the construction will only last until 7AM tomorrow morning, there is a possibility of adding more to that area in the future.

If city engineers need to continue the sewer project it could extend to Van Tassel Road.
March 9, 2004 - 6:50pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Previous budget woes have the new Newark Mayor figuring out how to fix problems without causing layoffs.

Newark Mayor Bruce Bain has had to deal with a full plate on his hands since he got elected into office in January -the city now faces a budget deficit.

Before major layoffs the mayor says, “we’re asking department heads to further cut back their budgets and if that doesn’t work we’ve already asked city employees to come forward and give their input about cost saving...
March 9, 2004 - 3:11pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
The City of Zanesville says it will be flushing new water lines tomorrow (Wednesday) and that means some customers should refrain from doing laundry.

The city says it will be flushing the new lines at the Zanesville Middle School.

That means customers living near Zanesville High School may experience discolored water.

Officials say you should avoid doing laundry until the water settles down.

The flushing will take place between 8 am and 2 pm...
March 9, 2004 - 3:09pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
A local Zanesville man is fighting the city for his right to park on the street near his home. But that fight may be a lost cause because he’s violating the law.

Kristopher Hale of Zanesville says he has been having parking problems since he has moved to his new residence on Lexington Avenue. Hale has been living here since October and says there’s no other place to park.

Hale says that he is being singled out because of his past conflicts with law enforcement. He and...
March 8, 2004 - 10:58pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
A heated city council meeting tonight in Cambridge, as residents packed City Hall to voice their opinion about issues involving the city’s budget.

One group in particular that came to ask for the council’s support is the members of the police and fire safety forces. Mayor Sam Salupo was present tonight and addressed some of the issues at hand, the most important being layoffs.

He says, “That’s the most frustrating thing. People make irresponsible statements. People in...
March 8, 2004 - 10:47pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
A weekend shooting is being ruled as accidental…but Coshocton County Sheriff Tim Rogers says the incident is still under investigation.

According to Rogers, the shooting occurred inside Woodbury Outfitters, a gun store, at around 2:00 Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say hat an employee of the store was showing a gun to a customer when it discharged. Investigators say the bullet struck the floor and ricocheted into the leg of a two-yea-old boy.

March 8, 2004 - 5:55pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville has a new place to stop for breakfast or lunch. The fourth street diner will offer its downtown customers a traditional menu.

Pat Musselman, the owner of the diner says, “I realized there weren’t many things that were accessible to the people downtown for a pop, soup or salad at lunchtime and a simple breakfast of muffins, bagels, doughnuts and breakfast drinks.”

Musselman says his diner will be competitive with the other restaurants and fast food...
March 8, 2004 - 4:10pm
5 years 45 weeks ago
Congressman Bob Ney paid a visit to Cambridge today to talk about job development.

Federal, State and Local officials came to the Economic Summit to bring ideas together on how to create more jobs in our area. Congressman Ney says, “it’s great to get in one room, we can share ideas, I brought some federal people here that have federal programs. I think that can help the economy and jobs.”

State Senator Joy Padgett was also there to answer any questions and concerns in...
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