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November 22, 2004 - 1:21pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
A lawyer for the Zaremba developers made a visit to the County Commissioners today… asking for annexation of a final piece of land to complete their shopping mall project.

In June, Zaremba announced a new shopping mall coming to Zanesville off of SR 60, since then they have had to get permission to turn county property into that of the city.

Bill Taylor, lawyer for Zaremba, says there’s no controversy now because of revenue sharing. City income tax that is imposed to the...
November 22, 2004 - 12:52pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
An expansion project is still in the works for one local furniture store.

Coconis Furniture began their expansion in July after 5 years of planning, and has since been hard at work hoping to complete the project this year.

President Randy Coconis says it’s to benefit the customers.

Coconis says the company has grown so much in Southeast Ohio that this expansion is necessary to keep up with the growth.

“We just needed a bigger warehouse, we ship and...
November 21, 2004 - 11:37pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
We have received word from the State Highway Patrol that a young woman has died after being thrown from her vehicle in an accident Saturday night.

17-year-old Laraine Harrison of Pickerington was driving westbound on I-70 near mile marker 166 which is between Norwich and New Concord. Those who were at the scene say debris was everywhere.

Harrison was not wearing a seatbelt. She died en route to the hospital.

Although the crash remains under investigation,...
November 21, 2004 - 11:30pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
The Licking County Sheriff’s office reports a fatal shooting today in Newark.

Around 4:30 this afternoon detectives say a man shot an intruder who threatened him inside his home located at 4642 Saint Joseph’s road.

52-year-old Richard Inscho admitted he shot the man whose name is being withheld at this time. Detectives are actively investigating the incident.

Inscho was arrested on possession of marijuana.

We’ll have the latest as details become...
November 21, 2004 - 5:31pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
The holiday season just wouldn't be complete without the "Nutcracker."

Now the Nutcracker will be here in Zanesville and Cambridge. Since this summer, the East Central Ohio Dance Theatre has been busy practicing for the show.

More than 60 area children and young adults are participating in the annual holiday classic. The Nutcracker symphony will also accompany the dancers during the December performances. For more information about how you can get tickets, call 740-454-...
November 21, 2004 - 5:27pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Even though Thanksgiving isn't until Thursday, some local senior citizens had the chance to celebrate Turkey Day a little early.

Seniors in Roseville feasted at the American Legion as the women from the Ladies Auxillary Post 71 made sure everyone left with a full belly.

"I come every year. I've been a senior citizen for quite a few years and these ladies are kind enough to take care of us folks," says Robert Tracy.

The ladies put on the Thanksgiving dinner every...
November 21, 2004 - 5:23pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Another Christmas parade in our area---this time Santa made the trip to South Zanesville.

It was a huge turnout for the parade as people lined the streets. Parade organizer DeeDee Dodson says it was a success.

"This parade is getting larger and larger every year. Some entries come and they tell other people to come. It's just a wonderful day, everything turned out great," says Dodson.
November 20, 2004 - 12:47pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Seems like Santa has been making quite a few rounds lately and lots of kids came out to see Santa today as part of the 2nd annual WHIZ Media Group parade.

WHIZ's George Hiotis and Brian Wagner served as grand marshalls. Organizers say despite the gloomy weather, the turnout was great.

After the parade, Santa took pictures with kids inside the mall as they told Saint Nick their Christmas wishlist. If you missed Santa today, you can catch him tomorrow at the South Zanesville...
November 20, 2004 - 12:37am
6 years 34 weeks ago
We brought you the story first on WHIZ-TV of a structure fire that was in progress.
We now have more information on the massive fire that brought eleven area fire crews to the scene tonight in Coshocton. Fire fighters have spent over four hours trying to extinguish the flames.

As of 12:30am the fire was contained, but still burning according to eye witnesses.

Dispatchers with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office say the blaze began around 9:36pm at Ferris-Drennen...
November 19, 2004 - 11:42pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Several fire crews from around the area are currently on scene of a massive fire that's burning an auto center in Coshocton.

According to dispatchers with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, the fire began at around 10 o'clock at Ferris Auto Center in the downtown area.

Word right now is that everyone on the 3rd Street block has been ordered to evacuate the area for fear of a structure collapse.

Details are limited, however we can tell you that there have...
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