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July 25, 2005 - 11:57am
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The Cambridge Area Agency on Aging Region 9, or AAA9, is guiding local, state and federal agencies into the future of aging issues... and this is the first time ever the State Advisory Council met outside of Columbus.

AAA9 hosted two forums today in Cambridge focusing on the booming dynamics of aging. Executive Director of the agency, Alan Burnett, says the number one issue on their agenda is funding for their Passport Program. It allows elders to stay home longer before they...
July 24, 2005 - 10:06pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County is the home to numerous acres of farmland and on these pastures, danger will roam if one is not careful.

Whiz's Erin Packard has more on ways to keep safe while out on your farm.


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July 24, 2005 - 10:02pm
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One local church offers building blocks to the community by opening its doors to those who want to grow in God.

Tonight kicked off five days of vacation bible school at the Norval Park Church of Christ in Zanesville.

This program differs from most because it is free to the public and open to those of all ages.

This year’s theme hopes to build a strong spiritual individual.

“In this construction zone we are trying to tear down the things in our life...
July 24, 2005 - 4:49pm
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The Orient is coming to Zanesville and it will bring with it beautiful works of art.

Old Silk Road is currently on display at the Zanesville Art Center. The gallery showcases more than 60 works of art from China. All the artists featured in this exhibition live in places along the Silk Road in Northwestern China, and the work reflects the culture and life where the artists reside.

According to the Associate Professor of art at Muskingum College, Yan Sun, the exhibit...
July 24, 2005 - 4:38pm
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It was a tearful day at a local church as parishioners gathered together one last time.

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Somerset has been serving residents as a house of worship for 200 years, but this will be the last service for members as low attendance and financial problems have made it possible for the church to stay open.

According to Bishop Callon Holloway, there are mixed feelings about the change. “Just like any member of a family, there are feelings of grief, but...
July 24, 2005 - 4:25pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
It was a family reunion that brought people from down under right here to Southeastern Ohio.

Ronild Tidd has been waiting for today for more than twenty years. In 1942, Ronilds father, who was a serviceman, went to Melbourne, Australia with his unit. There, he met Ronild’s mother and they were married. When Ronild and his sister were born, Mr. Tidd came back to the United States, leaving his family behind. Years later, Ronild made it his goal to track down his extended family, but...
July 24, 2005 - 12:31am
7 years 7 weeks ago
The bands were jamming and the people were dancing tonight in downtown Zanesville.

As local residents showed their care and concern for others.

The annual jam at the landing is a major sponsor for the American Cancer Society.

Bringing together local residents to eat, play games, and listen to music.
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Publicity chair, Lee Ann Brune tells us just how important this event is.

"This event raised over 15,000 dollars last year and also helped...
July 23, 2005 - 12:40pm
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It was a blood fest, literally, at a local F.O.P Lodge, as some local hero’s set out to save lives.

Today marked the 4th annual Guns...
July 23, 2005 - 12:30pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
A local town is set to celebrate a big birthday, and the festivities include a trip back in time.

Old Washington turned 200 years old today, and some historical events were planned for the big event. According to Old Washington committee member, Edwin Wagstaff, excitement leading up to today’s event was contagious. “We’ve gotten a lot of help from a lot of people, not only from this town, but from surrounding areas. There’s a lot of people who have lived here at one time or...
July 22, 2005 - 2:39pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
A local movie theatre is getting closer to being completed, and neighboring businesses can’t wait for its doors to open.

The new Cinemark Theatre is inching closer to completion. The state-of-the-art movie complex recently took over the old Lazarus building at Colony Square Mall, and crews are now working diligently to get the project completed.

Marketing director for Colony Square Mall, Kevin Pinson, says Cinemak will soon take over the building to get the project...
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