Stories tagged with: Christmas

December 6, 2014 - 11:58pm
50 weeks 3 days ago

The cold and wind chills didn't deter people from attending Dresden's annual holiday parade Saturday.

Many lined up and down Main Street to watch the holiday festivities pass by. We spoke to Dean and Pam Brauning who have been attending the parade for 20 years. They shared with us what keeps them coming back.

"We just like to watch the different floats. You know, the community gets together. Like the banks and everything. They always have different floats that they do every...

December 3, 2014 - 5:39pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

For most parents the best part of Christmas is seeing the smile on their child's face as they open their gifts. However, for parents who are unable to provide gifts for their teens Christmas can be a difficult time.

"House Of Grace has been handed over a program called Holiday Help For Teens. It used to be run by United Way," said Sheila Lear, House Of Grace Church Secretary. "So they've handed it over to us, and we're reaching out to our community to be able to help us...

December 1, 2014 - 5:45pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

Christmas is just four short weeks away, and with it comes the risk of toy related injury.

A new study released by Nationwide Children's Hospital found that every three minutes, a child in the United States is treated for a toy related injury. David Davis, R.N. and the Director of the Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis gave us an overview of what the U.S. product safety site says to watch out for.

"There's been an increase also in two main injuries which is toy chests...

November 30, 2014 - 9:11pm
51 weeks 2 days ago

Chandlersville United Methodist Church held day three of their 12th annual Bethlehem Walk Sunday evening.

Those who attend start the evening out listening to songs at the church and were then transported by van down the road, back in time to Bethlehem. The groups of people were taken around by guide to the different scenes where they could listen to the story of Christmas. John Hajjar, volunteer at the walk says overall, the responses are positive.

"Well I think we had...

November 30, 2014 - 8:59pm
51 weeks 2 days ago

Each year, the Courthouse in Downtown Cambridge puts on a sparkling holiday display for area residents.

Saturday night, the lights made their seasonal debut to the public. According to the Dickens Victorian Village website, the light display includes 30,000 different lights that are timed by 364 electrical circuits. Christmas music plays beneath the lights. We spoke to Jim Chugg who has been attending the display for about 6 years now and he told us his favorite aspect of the display...

November 29, 2014 - 9:32pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

The Thanksgiving Holiday has come and gone and now Cambridge residents are getting in the Christmas spirit.

The annual Christmas Parade was held in Downtown Cambridge at 5PM Saturday. Hundreds of community members came out to watch floats decorated in Christmas lights pass down the city's Main Street. We talked to Marilyn Metzger, a first time parade attendee who was very pleased with the celebration.

"Oh I love parades and I love all the Christmas lights and uh, I don't...

November 22, 2014 - 8:10pm
1 year 2 days ago

The Avondale Youth Center gave the community some Christmas cheer Saturday evening.

For the sixth year now, the Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration was held at the center. There were a few different purposes for the event. The first was to kick off the Christmas Fund Campaign. Solomon Curtis, Team Leader for the Avondale Youth Center told us about the second purpose.

"This is an event where our director, Nate Norris, 6 years ago said, 'Hey we really need to do something for...

October 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Melissa Marie School of Dance and other area partners are already preparing for the Christmas Season.

"An All American Christmas" will be performed. The show will be held at Secrest Auditorium on December 20 at 7PM. Tickets will be 1$5 a piece. Melissa Moore, owner of Triple M. Productions told us the show is going to be dedicated to the heroes of our country.

"The goal is to have it dedicated to our troops, and our veterans, and our first responders who help our...

April 4, 2014 - 4:52pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners and the Convention and Visitors' Bureau received $10,000 from the Muskingum County Community Foundation this week and they are already planning uses for the newly acquired funds.

Commissioner, Jerry Lavy says that they applied for the Foundation's Spring Grant earlier this year and hoped to use the money to beautify our county. Especially during the holidays.

"There's some ideas that have come up like some of our surrounding county...

December 26, 2013 - 5:51pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The day after Christmas is notorious as a big day for retailers getting a lot of returns and exchanges, but for some local shoppers, it's a day to use up those gift cards they got for Christmas and even start shopping for next year.

"We come every year, the day after Christmas and purchase gifts for next year," said Linda Sterling.

"They're better then the before sales because you get everything half off rather than 25 or whatever," said Julia Mckibben.

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