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September 17, 2009 - 2:05am
5 years 23 weeks ago
As part of the West Pike Sanitary Project a local roadway will close Thursday morning.

Licking Road will close at 7:30am and will reopen at 10:30.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Department says crews are working on asphalt application.

The closure takes place between Interstate 70 overpass and the American Electric Power Entrance.
September 16, 2009 - 10:51pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
The Zanesville Highway Patrol today released more information about a three vehicle accident last night on the Maysville Pike near Wal-Mart.

Troopers say 27-year-old John Spears of Roseville was driving his truck West on 22 and failed to yield at County Road 125 and struck another vehicle.

The Highway Patrol says that vehicle was then forced into a third vehicle.

Troopers say only minor injuries were reported.

The Highway Patrol cited Sears for...
September 16, 2009 - 7:56pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 them dancing we have Miss Ohio here signing pictures for all of them. They are having the time of their life and they keep telling me 'oh this brings back so many...
September 16, 2009 - 7:52pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 previously making. So it is a substantial saving for the district and it is an opportunity for employees to also collect retirement, which they have...
September 16, 2009 - 7:45pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 money and people are in a financial crisis already, so they get you going one way, they get you coming back the other way, you know within one day you get get a double ticket," says...
September 16, 2009 - 7:12pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 is not easy. A concerned resident has 30 days from the day the ordinance is passed to file the petition with the Board of Elections.

September 16, 2009 - 4:18pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 of the Zanesville Post says Marfella's vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree .
September 16, 2009 - 2:54pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 the racks.

"We get the clothes and gently used items that are brought in and they're used to provide job training and give jobs to people who aren't able to...
September 16, 2009 - 2:49pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 physical, the same as in humans. They age like we do. Problems that weren't there last year, may be there this year. Having your pet examined might save...
September 16, 2009 - 12:54pm
5 years 23 weeks ago
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 and Smoke were arrested Monday night after the pilots reported a laser had been pointed at their...
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