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November 28, 2004 - 3:38pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
One local church is celebrating the start of advent by sprucing up its sanctuary.

Members of Grace United Methodist church in Zanesville have been busy decorating for the “Miracle on Main Street” Christmas celebration this Wednesday.

This is the fifth year the church has participated in the festivities. “We decided to do this as part of a celebration because we noticed that there weren’t any churches on this walk,” says member Dee Gillespie.

The church will...
November 27, 2004 - 7:26pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Authorities with the Newark Police Department are investigating a stabbing incident that killed a man overnight.

According to Detective Sergeant Scott Snow, with the Newark Police Department, officers were dispatched to State Route 79 northbound in the area of the Grant Street on-ramp at 12:52 a.m. in reference to a disturbance in the roadway.

Upon arrival officers found 18-year-old James Price, also known as James DeGuido of Sunbury Ohio laying in the roadway. Newark...
November 27, 2004 - 6:54pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
President Bo Keck of the Washington Fire Department says he’s thankful he still has three firefighters alive after Friday night’s mishap on Coal Run Road, as one of their fire engines flipped and landed on its top into a creek.

Firefighters Dave Buchanan, Adam Drake, and Mike Seileit were on their way to a tire fire in the woods when their truck flipped on the curvy and narrow road. Keck says he hasn’t seen anything like this during his 30 years in the department.

November 27, 2004 - 11:15am
7 years 11 weeks ago
The holiday season has officially begun and for many that means getting your home all decked out for Christmas.

One local business in Zanesville has some ideas of how to decorate cheap, but chic.
“A lot of people want to match their home décor with their decorations, so we have a lot of that. As far as outside goes, we have a lot of people getting fancy with different kinds of pine,” says Timber Run Gardens manager Angel Mack.

Decorators at Timber Run say even the...
November 27, 2004 - 12:43am
7 years 11 weeks ago
It was a night to brighten the lives of area residents who have loved ones in hospice.

The 19th annual Tree Of Love lighting was tonight at 6 o'clock in Zanesville at Genesis Bethesda Hospital.

The public was invited to attend the event which was set to raise money for the Genesis Hospice and Pallative Care, and Genesis Cancer Services.

Co-Chair of the lighting event, Linda Beader, says they have raised 23-thousand dollars so far this year.

November 26, 2004 - 9:03pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
It's been a rough night for one local volunteer fire department as three of their volunteer members were sent to the hospital tonight after one of their engines overturned en route to a tire fire on Coal Run Road.

The fire started in a stack of tires earlier this evening, then spread to a wooded area off of Old Adamsville Road.

When the call came in, Washington Township sent their engines out immediately to the scene, however the second one overturned before it arrived....
November 26, 2004 - 8:28pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
This is the busiest traveling weekend of the year and because of the amount of motorists on the roadways, law enforcement agencies across the map are on high alert for any problems that may arise.

Locally The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is staying busy, trying to keep folks safe this holiday weekend.

Troopers say Wednesday was a busy day, and now they are turning their attention to Sunday, as everyone heads home.

According to Sergeant Michael...
November 26, 2004 - 4:51pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Producers and organizers of the holiday spectacular “Home for the Holidays” are announcing they are ready for their big production to pay tribute to our troops.

The event will showcase a star-studded cast, as many of the Y-city Star performers and several new talent will be on stage.
Over 100 cast members will be singing and dancing to a variety of traditional holiday and patriotic music.

With the technical support of the WHIZ Media Group, the concert will...
November 26, 2004 - 3:11pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
It’s officially here… The Christmas shopping season has begun! Shoppers filled the Colony Square Mall today, many of them up way before sunrise to buy everything from clothes to electronics and toys.

Marketing Director for the Colony Square Mall, Kevin Pinson says the volume of shoppers today is up, from years past.

According to a nationwide survey, shoppers on average buy gifts for 9 people and spend 93 dollars per person. The bulk of gift buying begins today, but...
November 26, 2004 - 1:13pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
What do you get when you mix Seattle coffee lovers with Zanesville? Zeattle coffee of course!

Sarah and Franklin Bates met over 4 years ago over a cup of joe in Seattle Washington, and have since aspired to open their own place. But why coffee in Zanesville?

Franklin Bates explains, “It’s hard to find a good cup of coffee, this makes it easier, having my own shop.”

But it was no easy feat getting them off the street and into the Armory on Elberon Ave.
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