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January 28, 2002 - 3:58pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The recession is taking a toll on the nation. But politicans are doing all they can to help our communities. Monday in Cambridge the State Development Director met with local government officers and businesses leaders to discuss current and future economic development projects in Southeastern Ohio. The state gave the Eastern Ohio Regional Training Center 40-thousand dollars for their new welding program. Anyone interested in the welding class can call the training center at 432-6568.
January 28, 2002 - 3:53pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The County Comissioners along with Peter Ross from Fifth-Third Securities took a look at our financial status monday. The county got an a-plus rating when it came to the finances. County Commissioner Dorothy Montgomery says that we can safely say that this year is going to be another positive year for the county.
January 28, 2002 - 1:33pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
One woman is dead today after a fatal fire ripped through a duplex home. Local fire crews were called to 545 ½ Dryden Road early this morning where they found flames, and black smoke overtaking the two-story residence. Three small children and their mother made it out of the house safely. The occupant in the upstairs apartment did not make it out and was the only fatality. She is identified as 22-year-old Junita Newell. Zanesville fire officials are continuing to sift through the blackened...
January 28, 2002 - 1:30pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s been an ongoing project for over a year now, and the Muskingum county commissioners are hoping to put the plan into action. The Gaysport area has been in need of a water system for some time, now things are gradually coming together. The area has been surveyed for project feasibility, and the residents of the area have approved. County Commissioners are preparing for the project bids to come in. The Commissioners are looking for the bids to be opened by the end of February and then they...
January 27, 2002 - 3:27pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Ballroom dancing is back. The United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association is a non-profit volunteer organization. It promotes and sponsors amateur ballroom dancing for competitors, social dancers, and the general public. Weekly dances are currently being held on tuesday evenings at the Cambridge Elks Lodge. For more information call Lee Mularski at 685-1068.
January 27, 2002 - 3:24pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Ohio's rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, according to a report released by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies. According to the survey, incomes in the richer communities keep growing, and in the poorer communities their incomes keep dropping. The reason, the poor economy.
January 27, 2002 - 3:20pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Going once, going twice, sold!! Those were the words heard at Shirley's Pharmacy on Maple Avenue sunday afternoon. The store is closing and it's history was being auctioned off. Many antique pharmacy items like glass medicine bottles, and vintage drug scales, were what people from as far as California were bidding on. Around 2-hundred people attended the auction.
January 26, 2002 - 9:36pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Here's a little history you might not know. Somerset houses the oldest court house in Ohio. Right now it's in the process of being restored. Saturday night at the American Legion Post a spaghetti dinner was held to raise money. The project is supposed to be complete by 2003.
January 26, 2002 - 6:59pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Many families have been affected by the war on terrorism, and even here locally there are families who are without loved ones because of problems in the Middle East. Despite their daughter, Bonnie's absence, the Hittle family is looking forward to her coming home and strongly believe that their daughter is representing a lot of women and mothers who are serving their country. Bonnie was activated back in November, but before she was deported Family circle magazine did a feature story on her...
January 26, 2002 - 6:58pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s going to be a yearlong Bi-Centennial celebration this spring for an area city that has recently been listed on the National Historic Site Register. This includes a ten-block area of 77 buildings erected between 1859 and 1958 that the Newark Alliance has been promoting for some time. The new downtown district includes a former bank building designed by Louis Sullivan and the Licking County Courthouse, which is also on the register. Sullivan is regarded as one of the greatest American...
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