Stories tagged with: Downtown Zanesville

May 18, 2016 - 3:38pm
10 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE – Quality Care Partners (QCP) invited employers and employees to downtown Zanesville Wednesday afternoon to participate in National Employee Health and Fitness Day (NEHFD).

NEHFD was created to help promote the benefits of physical activity for employees through their work site health promotion activities.

Brooke Smith, QCP Population Health and Wellness Specialist, said that most people spend around 10 hours a day sitting, not including sleep...

March 3, 2016 - 10:36pm
20 weeks 6 days ago

 Downtown Zanesville is preparing for the First Friday Artwalk.

Hundreds of local artists will showcase their artwork for community members as they walk from gallery to gallery to view the art displays. This month Gary Graham was chosen as ZAAP's featured artist of the month.

"I've done this probably for 12 years now, it's something that I've always enjoyed doing. Artwork was something i've done my entire life. I've also graduated from an art college in Columbus and...

March 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
21 weeks 2 hours ago

 Fire crews responded to a house fire at 151 south 7th St. in downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Fire Department was called out at 12:15 Thursday afternoon. Fire Chief, Eric Waltemire said the two-story home was fully involved in flames when crews had arrived and it took them nearly an hour to get it contained. Community ambulance, and Falls Township Fire-Department were also on scene.

"Upon arrival we had heavy smoke and fire showing from both the first and second...

November 2, 2015 - 8:04pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

Water will be shut down to customers in the northwest corner of downtown Zanesville on Wednesday, November 4th.

The Zanesville Water Department will be shutting down water Wednesday evening in a portion of the downtown area. We were told that surrounding areas may experience low water pressure or discolored water during this process. Monday we spoke to the Water Superintendent for the Department of Public Service; Paul Mills and he told us why this operation is happening.


May 25, 2015 - 4:53pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

After decades of standing at the corner of 7th and Markets Streets in downtown Zanesville, the Modern Cleaners building is no more. 

A fence was placed around the building last week in preparation for demolition. Crews arrived early Monday morning to tear the structure down. According to the building and code enforcement office, demolition was ordered in February because an engineer's report classified the building as unsafe due to extensive termite damage. 

November 12, 2014 - 5:40pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Dutro Ford in downtown Zanesville is embarking on around a $10 million project to revitalize its storefront.

Dutro Ford spent upwards of $2 million to purchase properties around its current lot, and within the next two weeks buildings between 5th and 6th Streets near Dutro will be demolished.

Bryan Graham, the owner of Dutro Ford said they're looking at around two years for all of the construction to be complete. He added that they looked for property on Maple Ave. but wanted to...

October 31, 2014 - 3:45pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

2014 has been a great year for real estate in downtown Zanesville.

The area has been seeing a lot of real estate activity within the last year. Both selling and renting of properties has been greater than in many recent years. Downtown Association Manager, Dana Matz discusses their year so far.

"It's been a great year for real estate, we've had 18 properties sell. Under contract I know of 3 buildings that are under contract and not sure if they'll be sold by the end of...

October 18, 2014 - 6:31pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society is preparing its downtown planters for the Christmas season.

The group spent yesterday and today removing summer plants from the planters around downtown Zanesville. The pots will later be replaced with Christmas greens. The plants removed are taken to the city yard in order to be composed. Downtown plant project coordinator Darlene Turner explains their plans for the planters.

"We had about 12 people last night that came down, and we're...

August 22, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday  that Interstate 70 through Downtown Zanesville will undergo lane restrictions this weekend.

Crews will be street sweeping starting Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday.

Crews will close one lane of traffic at a time.

Drivers are asked to use caution .

July 2, 2014 - 5:02pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A new salon has opened in town this past May, and they are the featured artist of the month in Friday, July 4th's Art Walk.

Fringe Salon is owned by Debbie Beckert and Lynn Bishop. Beckert says it's the place where "art meets hair." It gives customers the opportunity to have a unique experience of looking at local art while getting their hair styled.

Bishop says, "It gives us great creditability, and great imagination to see all the artwork in here and inspiration...

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