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May 21, 2001 - 9:45am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Bikers rode through the hills of Southeastern Ohio over the weekend. The idea was to support safety on Ohio"s roads. The month of May is motorcycle awareness month and the American Biker Aimed Toward Education group rode their bikes to show support. The group traveled through Zanesville and other area communities.
May 18, 2001 - 5:02pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum County Sheriffs have more details about yesterday’s shooting on Old Adamsville Rd. Muskingum County Sheriffs are reporting that motives for the shooting could be theft or drug related. The shooting happened about 3 a.m. Two cars were driving eastbound on Old Adamsville Road when multiple shots from the first car were fired at the second car. The driver of the second car, 22-year-old, Earl Crothers of Newark, was shot in the face. Crothers turned his vehicle around and managed to...
May 18, 2001 - 4:57pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The city of Zanesville has been collecting information for the Greenwood Avenue Revitalization Project. One goal of the project is to upgrade and provide home ownership property to low-income families, which means the city may be purchasing some of the properties that are currently there. The City wants to keep the citizens informed on every stage of the project. They are talking one-on-one with both tenants and property owners. They have also started to do inside appraisals. The city said...
May 17, 2001 - 6:06pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Some local residents may be able to stop depending on their wells for water in the future. Based on requests and petitions, Muskingum County Commissioners are planning on extending water lines for residents in Gaysport, Chandlersville and along Adamsville Road. The county is trying to get $500,000 of grant money to help fund the cost of the Chandlersville project, which is around $1.6 million. With the help of grant money, cost to consumers will be more affordable with a one-time $500 tap...
May 17, 2001 - 5:59pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The economy looks good for local businesses. The quarterly Economic Forecast Survey, issued by the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce says 90% of local businesses expect their sales to increase or stay the same. Seventy percent expect their prices to remain the same and 28% expect to hire more employees. Although the national economy has seen some downturn, the chamber feels it’s over-exaggerated. About one-third of the businesses surveyed, responded to the questionnaire....
May 16, 2001 - 3:55pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Library System is organizing a new campaign that can help you remember or honor someone in a special way. Bestow a Book will give people an opportunity to present a girl that will be opened time and again as a part of the library’s collection. The donator can select what subject area the book will be purchased from. The library then places a book plate in side the front cover and announce the donator’s generosity to the recipient of the gift. To learn more pamphlets are...
May 16, 2001 - 3:42pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Our girls, our future, the Heart of Ohio Girl Scouts needs your help to give the troops in Southeastern Ohio a chance to make their girls the best they can be. One of every six girls in our nine surrounding communities is active in scouting, but Heart of Ohio wants that number to increase. The community can make a difference by becoming a member of the Treefoil Society. There is a gold, bronze, and silver level in the sum of 10, 5 and one thousand dollars a year for three years. To learn...
May 16, 2001 - 3:00pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The days of extended and illegeal parking in the downtown Zanesville area are quickly coming to an end. Beginning this Friday, residents who practice these parking "faux pas", will have to pay the price. Because parking is so limited in the downtown area, the city felt it was necessary to take action. Some may think that parking enforcement is an unecessary evil but our public safety director stresses its importance. Parking will be enforced from Main to Market Streets, 3rd through 7th...
May 15, 2001 - 5:07pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by another half point. But surprisingly the market has very little reaction tot he half point rate cut. A local investment broker said that traders might have already factored in the rate drop. This cut may not affect home mortgage rates right away. Knight said that the mortgage rates might stay the same or possibly even go higher.
May 15, 2001 - 4:30pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A pregnant woman had a close call as her car collided with a truck on Muskingum Avenue this afternoon. Jessica Thompson of Stockport was heading West on Muskingum, when she decided to do a turnaround at Hazelett and was hit by a truck trying to go around her. The driver of the truck was William Ralph of Zanesville. Zanesville Police said no one was hurt in the accident, and no one received a citation.
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