As the city of Zanesville is gathering volunteers to help our sister city of Slidell, Louisiana, organizers say they’ve decided on some of the projects they’ll be handling and what they need from the people of Zanesville.
After seeing the devastation that took over the small city of Slidell, Zanesville officials say they’re starting at one of the places that needs the most help, so they can then help others.
Butch Zwelling, Mayor of Zanesville, says “We are organizing...
Zanesville letter carriers teed off today to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy. The event is part of the national campaign to raise money to fight the disease.
President of the Zanesville letter carriers John Collins, says they have had tremendous community support. “The community’s been absolutely fantastic, like they always are. We’ve had 36 local businesses in town donate $75 to have their name on a hole.”
One hundred sixteen golfers took part in today’s event,...
Two hundred Pro-Life supporters gathered today along Maple Ave to speak out against abortion.
Equipped with signs and man power, the protestors held a quiet rally for an hour this afternoon on Respect Life Sunday.
Life Chain Chairperson Helen Fedorke says no major problems have occurred during the peaceful event. “They’ve [Pro-Choice] been very quiet about it. Sometimes someone will yell out the window of a car, but we’ve had no confrontation with anyone. We’ve asked...
A major retailer opened its doors for the first time in Zanesville, creating hundreds of jobs.
Kohl’s Department Store opened Sunday on Maple Avenue, with their Grand Opening celebration planned for Thursday, October 6.
Store Manager Carol Cutro says Zanesville is a promising market for the national retailer. “We get our pool from zip codes, and we find that a lot of our Zanesville customers have been traveling into the Columbus market.”
The annual Zanesville High School Oktoberfest took place today, complete with hair coloring, kids games, and booths by various booster clubs.
Jennifer Stewart from the Class of ’68 says Oktoberfest is an important event for the school. “It’s a very important tradition for the Zanesville school community. We welcome the opportunity to see classmates, and visit with friends.”
Along with food and games, there was an obstacle course for children to participate in. ...