Stories tagged with: 2013

October 5, 2013 - 7:12pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

A local branch of a national organization hosted a fundraiser for Autism at Zane Landing Park.

Saturday, was the 5th annual National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio's Walk for Autism . More than 500 people who are affected in some way by the disease came out to spread awareness and raise money for research.

"My middle son is on the autism spectrum," said President of NAASEO, Shannon Coconis. We started on this path, we found that it was a path of healing and...

October 5, 2013 - 7:02pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Large crowds came out to the 2013 Y-City Gun Fest held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds on Saturday.

This is the 4th year for the annual festival. The Rotary Club of Zanesville has organized the event in the past, but this time the Knight's Foundation took charge in planning the event. Knight's President, Joe Nash says he is pleased with the turnout since it was his very first time coordinating the show.

"Unbelievable," said Nash. We heard anywhere from 1,100 to 1,...

September 16, 2013 - 4:37pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

Local community members searching for career opportunities came out to Zane State College for the 2013 Southeastern Ohio Jobs Fair.

At the event there were more than 35 employers searching for qualified candidates to hire in both management and entry level positions.

"They stretch across all industries," said Field Rep for Congressman Bill Johnson, Anthony Ardonetto. We have oil and gas, we have retail, manufacturing we even have financial institutions, Genesis is here...

August 30, 2013 - 5:19pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

A division four state championship winning team celebrated this Friday at a school pep rally.

The Starlight Tiger's basketball team received a warm welcome when they entered the gym. The players went through a tough season this year to come out on top.

"They won some, they lost some, but once we headed to the tournament stages they won every game. We played our area and won the area nine championship," said Recreation Specialist for the Special Olympics, Sandy Drenten...

August 17, 2013 - 5:03pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Unfortunately all good things must come to end, inlcuding the beloved 2013 Muskingim County Fair.

President of the Fair Board, Darrel Cubbison says that this year he wanted to make sure everyone got a chance to experience the fun filled event.

"That's why we have more promotional days than anyone else in the state. We have Veteran's day, Wendy's day, Senior day, Kroger day, and Pepsi day. We have had five days out of the seven where people would have a chance to come,"...

June 16, 2013 - 8:39pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Music filled Zane Landing Park on Sunday.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band had their 2nd installment of the 2013 Summer Concert Series. Two of the band's percussionists are also celebrating Father's Day by playing together. Caitlin Coulson says she enjoys spending time with her father.

"It's pretty cool because I am usually gone a lot and so it's cool to be here and get to play with him on Father's Day and see him and spend some time with him, " said Coulson....

June 16, 2013 - 6:10pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Charlie, Lucy, Snoopy and the rest of the beloved Peanut Gang were all in a local theater's rendition of the popular comic.

This weekend the Zanesville Community Theater performed the American classic ..."You're a Good Man Charlie Brown". Directors of the play say choosing this play was a no brainer.

"I got to stage manage it several years ago at another theater and I just wanted an opportunity to make it come to life myself. Its just been fun. We've got such a...

May 10, 2013 - 6:35pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

A celebration took place for a group of 15 local students.

They graduated from the 9 month Muskingum Leadership class Friday. The program includes lessons on history, the economy and leadership. Sixth District U.S. Representative Bill Johnson says that leadership is important to a community's success.

"Well leadership is not about wearing a title,or sitting in a seat, or wearing a suit. Leadership is about influencing the outcome, it's about producing results. Its about...

January 2, 2013 - 5:15pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The first baby of 2013 born in Zanesville arrived January 1st at 9:21 AM.

Meison Matthew Smith, son of glowing new parents Kali Davis and Ron Smith, was delivered much earlier than expected.

Davis said, "Well he is actually two weeks early, he was due on the thirteenth and we were in bed New Year's Eve and 4:30 in the morning I woke up and told him "Hey my water just broke, we need to get going to the hospital" and at 9:21 we had him! "

Weighing 7 lbs 3...

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