It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Salvation Army, as they prepare for their annual children’s toy drive.
Toys have been donated from local area businesses and organizations to help those who are less fortunate enjoy the holiday.
Major Susan Walter adds that efforts such as this toy drive are really reflective of what the Salvation Army stands for. She says, “It really goes to show that people do care about each other.. in today’s world we’re all so...
As Christmas draws near, the giving spirit continues at the Eastside Community Ministry. Today plenty of local community members came to pick up presents so that their teenagers will have a merry Christmas this year.
Jack Mcclelland, executive director of the Eastside Community Ministry says this year’s toy drive was different from year’s past because it primarily focuses on helping teenagers which is a change from helping younger kids.
The former chairman of a grocery chain headed a consulting firm that collected millions from the company as it is twice declared bankruptcy in four years.
The Columbus Dispatch reports today that Gary Hirsch was a partner of a consulting firm that worked for Penn Traffic. The company in Syracuse, New York, paid the firm 26 million dollars from 1988 through early 2000. That’s when Hirsch retired and got nearly three-and-a half million dollars.
Gunshots rang out around 2:30 this morning, outside the Only One’s Motorcycle Club in Zanesville. 23-year-old Michael Fowler, also known as Freedom Allah, opened fire and killed 32-year-old Willard Pullie, who died at the scene.
Witnesses led officers to Fowler, by describing his car, which was found at his residence. After obtaining a search warrant, officers surrounded his home at 1307 Jackson Street at approximately 10 o’clock this morning. Chief of Police, Eric Lambes called...
The state’s jobless rate rose slightly in November. The Department of Job and Family Services says the unemployment rate is November was 5.7%. That’s up from 5.6% in October.
For the counties in our area, Fairfield County’s rate was 4.0%, followed by Licking with a 4.9% rate, and Muskingum with a 6.5% rate. Perry County’s unemployment rate was 7.2%, followed by Coshocton and Guernsey Counties with 7.3% rates, Noble County with a 7.7% rate, and Morgan County with a 14.9% rate (...