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Primrose Celebrates One Year

by Katie Jeffries on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Primrose threw it back to the 1950’s to celebrate their one year anniversary! Poodle skirts, saddle shoes and classic cars filled the lawn outside Primrose this evening. Even a dance floor was ready for anyone who wanted to cut a rug. “Oh my gosh they (the residents) are having a great time, we have got… Continue Reading

Zanesville School Lets Employee Resign and Re-hire

by Katie Jeffries on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Zanesville City Schools will save some money by allowing one of their educators to retire and rehire. During a special meeting tonight, board members accepted the resignation and re-employment of middle school Principal James Lear. “Well with our plan it saves money because we take a 15% or $15,000 cap off of what they were… Continue Reading

People Speak Out About Red Light Cameras

by Katie Jeffries on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

The possible installation of red light cameras on Maple Avenue and in school zones is certainly a hot button issue. We went to the Colony Square Mall located right off Maple Avenue to see what people think of the cameras. “I think it is an entrapment, I think it is the city’s way of raising… Continue Reading

Opposition to Red Light Cameras

by Katie Jeffries on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Tomorrow Zanesville City Officials will hold a meeting to discuss red light cameras on Maple Avenue and in school zones. Residents in Heath, who are opposed to the cameras, gathered enough signatures to put their red light cameras issue on the November ballot in an effort to bring the cameras down. Petitioning a city ordinance… Continue Reading

Fatal Accident On C.R 10 In Coshocton County

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

An early morning accident in Coshocton County claims the life of a Cleveland area woman. It happened just before 6:00 a.m. Wednesday on County Road 10. According to the State Highway Patrol,45-year-old Carmella Marfella of University Heights was driving south on County Road 10 when she failed to negotiate a left curve. Sgt. Jeremy Mendenhall… Continue Reading

Rewards for Cleaning Out Closets

by Audry Kensicki on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Spring cleaning may still be months away, but one local store is giving you good reason to clean out your closets this fall. Elder Beerman and Goodwill are teaming up for their bi-annual Goodwill Sale. Since 1994 Elder Beerman has collected more than 40 million items, which help Goodwill do more than put clothing on… Continue Reading

How To Keep Your Pets Healthy

by Audry Kensicki on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Health officials recommend a physical once a year to stay healthy, but what about your pets? Executive Director of the Animal Shelter in Muskingum County Larry Hostetler says your pets need to see a veterinarian almost as often. “Going to your vet once a year, have them check the heart,” said Hostetler. “Just an updated… Continue Reading

Laser Pointer Suspects Arraigned In Fairfield Co.

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Two men accused of shining a laser pointer at two commercial flights coming into Columbus and a police helicopter appeared in Fairfield County Municipal Court Wednesday. Court officials say 19-year-old Levi Milstead and 45-year-old Dennis Smoke both plead not guilty at their arraignment hearing. Sheriff Dave Phalen says Milstead,an army helicopter mechanic currently on leave… Continue Reading

Port Authority Requests Loan From County

by Kelly Mills on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

The Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority will receive a $500,000 loan from Muskingum County to pay looming bills. At Wednesday’s Port Authority meeting a resolution was passed to approve the loan necessary to pay bills for the Eastpointe job-ready site. The Port Authority will pay back the loan later this year when it’s reimbursed with state grant… Continue Reading

Are You Against Red Light Cameras?

by George Hiotis on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

If you are part of an organized group against Red Light Cameras in Zanesville Whiz News want to hear from you. E-mail ghiotis@whiznews.com