Even though it may feel like it today, the hazy, lazy days of summer are officially just around the corner and many people are looking for ways to cool off, but local fire officials warn that by opening and playing with fire hydrants as a water source can be unsafe and may come with a heavy price to pay.
Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says, “when you open one of these, there is a possibility of rock and things like that because of construction can come out as projectiles. The other...
With summer temperatures on the rise, people with breathing problem, the elderly and young children need the relief of air conditioning more than ever. A recent Federal program is providing that help.
The Summer Crisis Program started five years ago as a way to help low income families get an air conditioner. Community Services Coordinator Gary Wilson says the high humidity is a health risk to those with respiratory problems and can even cause death.
The Columbus City Council could vote as soon as June 28th on controversial proposal to ban smoking in most public places.
Council Member Charleta Tavares, who heads the Health Committee, promised a rapid response to the Smoke-free Columbus Proposal with two public hearings in the next two weeks, followed by legislation and a council vote.
It remains to be seen whether the legislation will contain everything sought by Smoke-free Columbus. Its proposal would ban smoking in...
The two men arrested for their alleged connection to a drug deal near the East Pike in April were back in Judge Mark Fleegle’s courtroom Monday morning.
On April 14th 53-year-old Rodney Colucy of Arizona, plead not guilty to one count of trafficking in marijuana and one count possession of marijuana. But according to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, Monday Colucy withdrew that plea and plead guilty to both counts.