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November 7, 2001 - 8:32pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Main Street construction project that has been designed to refurbish downtown Zanesville is coming along slowly but surely. Last year the city and ODOT had started working on the section between 7th and 3rd Streets and now they have started Phase II of the project which involves construction from 3rd Street to the “Y” Bridge. The plan should be decided by February and the actual completion date will be in September of 2002. ODOT enhancement monies are being used to finance the project, but...
November 7, 2001 - 8:29pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s not too late to enter the South Zanesville 2001 Christmas Parade. To get people in the holiday spirit, the Maysville South Business Association is having their annual parade where It’s not too late to enter the 2001 Christmas parade in Maysville. To get people in the holiday everyone in the community is welcome to gather together to reflect on the holidays. Many organizations have already entered, and carolers and bands are encouraged to come out to share their talents with the community....
November 7, 2001 - 8:28pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Taking the art of sculpting to a new level is what one local man has done with an old oak tree on his front lawn. The idea to carve the giant grizzly bear came to Zanesville resident Tom Swan after he attended the Paul Bunyan Show at Hocking Tech in Nelsonville. He began the project in September and plans on finishing it within the next few hours. He has gotten quite a response from the community about the huge bear sculpture in his yard, since it can be seen from Dresden Road where he lives.
November 7, 2001 - 5:19pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
A Coshocton man charged with murder says he is not guilty. 24-year-old James Woods is charged in connection with the shooting death of 30-year-old Efetayo Deloach of Zanesville outside the Canteen Bar last spring. Woods, in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court, pled not guilty. His bond was continued at one-million dollars.
November 7, 2001 - 5:14pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
A Zanesville man's fight to stay alive after being beaten in Columbus has ended. A Spokesman from Grant Medical Center says Peter Polk died today just after 10 O'clock. Polk, who owns Polk Scrap Iron And Metal was assulted Sunday in Columbus and was found lying face down on the sidewalk on East Long Street. Police say he suffered severe head injuries in the incident. Columbus Homicide Detectives are now investigating Polk's death.
November 7, 2001 - 11:53am
4 years 44 weeks ago
More flu shots just became available at Rambo Memorial Health Center. The vaccine prevents 3 different strains of the flu. Over 11-thousand people are hospitalized each year in the United States, due to complications of the flu, those complications could be prevented if you get the flu shot. Rambo will have extended hours they are as follows: Thursday November 8th the center will be open until 7:00 pm,
Saturday November 10th 10:00am until 2:00 pm,
Saturday November 17th 10:00am...
November 6, 2001 - 4:37pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Helping area kids experience different aspects of life, that's the goal of big brothers and big sisters. of Licking and Perry County. On Saturday they held their 23-annual Novemberfest to raise money for the mentoring program. Over 4-hundred people attended the event, Stick and Stones provided the entertainment. The party raised over 15-thousand dollars.
November 6, 2001 - 3:47pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Zanesville School District moved one step closer to ensuring the continuing education of their students. The school board held a special meeting and selected a plan that calls for the building of five new elementary schools, two new middle schools, and a new high school. The board said when choosing whether to build one or two middle schools, they choose two with the best intrest of the students in mind. The sites where the new buildings will be constructed and the review of the land is...
November 6, 2001 - 3:46pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Area community members have been opening their hearts and pocketbooks to aid in the September terrorist attacks, but helping the needy here at home has been dropped dramatically. Christ’s Table is thousands of dollars in debt and will start to drastically cut back is immediate assistance isn’t provided. With unemployment up and the economy slumping more and more people will need a hot meal. The food pantry has always prided it’s self on providing a healthy meal, but it may soon only serve...
November 6, 2001 - 2:48pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
A brand new addition has recently arrived in the Zanesville area, and bringing with it is a healthy yet heavenly approach to quick meals. The Heavenly Ham Store held its grand opening today after three months of preparation. It had been part of the Winerak for 15 years and because of its nationwide growth it needed its own building. Heavenly Ham was started back in the 80’s in Hilton Head, North Carolina when a couple of men got together to come up with a new idea similar to honey-baked ham....
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