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Junior Pioneers Edge Cambridge

by JT Raymond on July 15, 2009 at 12:02 pm

C.O.L. Game—————– Cambridge: 0Junior Pioneers: 2 Logan Lewis (Jr.) WP, 6.2IP, 3H, 12 KCorey Swope (Jr.) 2 1B, RBIRussell Spidell (Jr.) 2 1BShayne Miller (Jr.) 2 1B

Maniaci Overcoming Diabetes Everyday

by JT Raymond on July 15, 2009 at 12:02 pm

Our 2009 Seth Dille Courage in Athletics award winner Olivia Maniaci has graduated from West Muskingum and is getting ready for the next phase of her life. Before she did that though WHIZ had a chance to catch up with Olivia and her family to ask about the challenges she faced while being a student… Continue Reading

Mayor’s Improvements; 1 Passed 2 Tabled

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:51 am

Plans to make improvements to Gant Municipal Stadium, Secrest Auditorium and the Interskate Park have been on the Zanesville City Council agenda for about a year now. Its going to be another two months before the plans can be resolved. Council decided to table the interskate park improvements until the first meeting in September upon… Continue Reading

More Businesses to Participate in ‘A Taste of Zanesville’

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

“A Taste of Zanesville” is coming up this Wednesday in the downtown area. Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Vice President, Kelly Ashby, says there’s new attractions this year. “We have a few more this year, and it’s over 50 participants, so a lot of fun things to see and do, ” says Ashby. The event… Continue Reading

Running Growing in Popularity

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

As the weather stays warm, it acts as a motivator for us to take part in some kind of physical activity to stay fit and to continue to look great in those shorts and bathing suits. Whether it’s taking a walk through the park, swimming a couple laps, or even hitting the gym, WHIZ’s Emily… Continue Reading

Genesis Going Tobacco Free

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

Genesis Healthcare Systems is going tobacco free, starting January first of next year. Wellness Nurse Practitioner, Kathy Blair, says the insides of all Genesis facilities are already tobacco free because Ohio law requires it. “This will now encompass the campuses, the parking lots, and areas that are leased and owned by Genesis, ” says Blair…. Continue Reading

Muskingum County 2010 General Fund Budget

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

It doesn’t look as though Muskingum County’s 2010 General Fund Revenues will cover all the costs of next year’s budget. In fact, the difference between the two is a little more than eight million dollars, but Commissioner Brian Hill says this scenario is typical each year, during this time, when all of the county’s elected… Continue Reading

Wesley Chapel Home Total Loss

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

A Muskingum County home is a total loss after an early morning fire and now the State Fire Marshall’s Office is looking for the cause. The Newton Township Fire Department received a call about a fire on 3620 Wesley Chapel road just before six o’clock this morning. “Our unit arrived at 6:05 and found the… Continue Reading

My Bologna Has A First Name…

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

It get’s looks where ever it goes and causes people to break out into song and its right here in Zanesville. “Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Wiener. That is what I truly like to be, because if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, everyone would be in love with me!” The Oscar… Continue Reading

Reducing Knee Injuries with Jumping and Running

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:28 am

Some local female athletes have spent their summer running, jumping and stretching to help protect themselves against knee injuries. One in every 100 high school female athletes will suffer from a serious knee injury this year. The Sportsmetrics training program being held in the Bishop Rosecrans High School gym is designed to reduce the risks… Continue Reading