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December 14, 2001 - 7:34am
4 years 45 weeks ago
The West Muskingum School Board has named an interim superintendent. Terry Ohlinger, who has 30 years of educational experience will take over Janurary first. He is a former assistant superintendent of the Zanesville City Schools and a Maysville Junior High School assistant principal. He is replacing Dr. Richard Murray who left to head up the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center In Zanesville.
December 13, 2001 - 12:46pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Business is proceeding to grow in Zanesville. Discussing are continuing regarding the addition of another new restaurant in the area. A site has already been chosen for the restaurant and tonight a meeting will take place to finalize plans. The idea is to bring more employment opportunities to the community and other options for wining and dining. Zoning for businesses is an important part of economic development for the area, as well as assuring controlled growth for the community. Ruby...
December 12, 2001 - 6:09pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
An innovative project hopes to provide a clean, safe, and educational daycare center that will benefit both the child and parent. In a meeting of organizers today, the final preparations were made for the Grand Opening of Carrytown. This unique daycare center is the brainchild of both the Zanesville Metro Housing authority and the non-profit day care center – Carreystreet. The designers of the facility wanted to surround the children in a make-believe town layout. Carreytown will be open to...
December 12, 2001 - 6:08pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Grocery store shoppers weren’t alarmed when a 3-ton mobile hot dog pulled into Zanesville today. The Oscar Myer Weinermobile was parked in front of Pick-in-Save. This 27 footlong hot dog is a pop culture icon that’s been around for awhile. The hotdoggers were handing out the Weinermobilia to all the people who stopped by to visit. They are also signing people up to win tickets to the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament in Columbus. If you missed the “bunderful” good time today. You can come...
December 12, 2001 - 1:02pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Providing Christmas toys for all the needy children in the county is a big task, and it cannot be done alone. So from one community to another a very special gift was given to make the holiday season as well as the remainder of the year, one to remember. A donation of $5,000 came from St. Nicholas Church here in Zanesville, and the money came from the wallets of the members of the church. Because of all the services Eastside has provided to those in need, the perish at St. Nicholas felt the...
December 12, 2001 - 1:00pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
The Christmas season is rolling in and kind hearts everywhere are helping to contribute to needy families in the area. Because of those generous souls, many children will have a nice holiday this year and Eastside Community Ministry is helping to make that all possible. Around 300 children will benefit from the drive, and Eastside Ministry has been collecting toys and clothes now for over a month to prepare for the give-away. This Friday the 14th, Eastside along with Pomeroy Children’s Center...
December 11, 2001 - 4:15pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Located in the scenic hills of Morgan County lies a 1906 power plant. Back then the Stockport Mill generated water power for both milling and electricity for the town. Now the owners want to use water to restore hydro electric power back into the mill. The project should be complete by the first of the year.
December 11, 2001 - 4:12pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Some kids got an early start to Christmas at the Muskingum/Perry Career Center. The students at the career center adopted children from Starlite School, and gave them a party for the holiday season. Thirty eight children were adopted this year, each child got a present, and Santa Claus was also on hand to hear every child's Christmas wish.
December 11, 2001 - 1:01pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
It has been three months since the national tragedies of the World Trade Center in New York City and Pennsylvania took place. To observe the day of remembrance the Zane Station Post Office is honoring three Red Cross volunteers who served those involved in the tragedy by presenting them with a framed book of “United We Stand” stamps. Two of the volunteers worked closely with the victim’s families and the rescue workers who were at ground zero. They said that it is definitely something they...
December 10, 2001 - 2:58pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Boosting education is the state’s ongoing plan, and to help continue keeping advanced education a priority, the Muskingum-perry Career Center had a special guest on hand today to tour the campus and interact with students and faculty. Representative Jim Aslanides represents most of Muskingum county, he was there on behalf of the state and spent the day meeting with the faculty as well as the students who participate in the Tech Prep Program, which is one of the “hidden treasures” at the Center...
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