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November 28, 2001 - 4:55pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Red, white and blue not only the color of the American Flag, but the new color of M&M's chocolate candies. American's favorite candy brand has created a special product to benefit the American Red Cross Disaster relief fund. The M&M's should be hitting stores soon.
November 28, 2001 - 4:50pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
First National Bank of Zanesville will soon be getting a new name and enhanced services. In September, First National’s parent company Banc-First announced plans to merge with United Bank and Trust of Canton. In the equal joining of both companies the name Unizan was chosen. The U-N-I stands for United Bank and the Z-A-N for First National Bank. The organization will now have the best practices and strengths of both companies. The name still has to be approved at a shareholders meeting in...
November 28, 2001 - 4:02pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Christmas season is a busy time of year especially for the post office. Despite the anthrax scares recently the post office is expecting this holiday season to be one of the busiest. With the increased volume of packages and letters, WHIZ talked to a postal worker about when to send your items so they get to your loved ones on time. They suggest letters should be sent 7 to 10 days before Christmas. Mondays are the busiest days for mail. December 19th is the busiest delivery day, and...
November 28, 2001 - 1:23pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s always important to recognize those who have set a good example for others. At Wilson Elementary School students were honored for their exemplary behavior, and it gave them the opportunity to share a morning breakfast with their parents as well. The program began nine to ten years ago, to honor students who were doing positive things in the school. The B.U.G. and F.R.O.G. programs are based on being good and setting positive examples for other students. To provide a motivational message...
November 28, 2001 - 11:38am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Keep your WHIZ sports magazine handy. Brian Wagner will having a special drawing tomorrow morning between 6AM and 9AM. He'll ask a question about the magazine. If you are the correct caller with the right answer you win a $350 prize pack and a chance to win one of three grand prizes worth $10,000!
November 28, 2001 - 11:35am
4 years 44 weeks ago
If the number on the upper left of your magazine starts with the number 059, you might be a winner. Call 452-5431 extentsion 102!
November 27, 2001 - 6:10pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
More renovations are in store for downtown Zanesville. One of the City's best known landmarks, the Y-bridge will be getting a face lift. The project should take about a year. It is slated to begin after the 1st of the year. O-dot has given the city funds to do the upgrades.
November 27, 2001 - 6:07pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The grocery store wars in Muskingum County are heating up. A new Pick n' Save recently opened up in South Zanesville, and now there are plans to open a new Big Bear. The Penn Traffic operates 219 supermarkets, including 69 Big Bears in Ohio and West Virginia. They announced today plans to build a larger, 55-thousand square foot supermarket at Zane Plaza in South Zanesville.
November 27, 2001 - 4:42pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
For one deer processing facility in Muskingum County..it’s been buck fever. Yesterday on opening day they skinned a record 3 hundred deer. Olde Village Meat in Frazeysburg had hunters lined up, to have their harvest turned into jerky, bologna, and steaks. The average deer yields an average 50 pounds of meat but it depends on how it’s killed. Venison has a high bacteria count, and needs to be cooked well. Hunters don’t always perform sanitary steps, when field dressing the deer. In this...
November 27, 2001 - 1:18pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s a fun way to raise funds for school activities and at the same time be creative while using teamwork. A silent and live auction is in the works for this Friday to benefit the Muskingum Christian Academy. The entire school is busy preparing for it. The students are decorating baskets that will be auctioned off along with other items that have been donated by some community members. Different themes have been chosen by the students and there’s a sports basket, patriotic theme, outdoor theme...
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