A lifetime spent maintaining and caring for his hometown will officially be recognized by the City of Zanesville as they declare the second Saturday of each October Wally Moore Clean-Up Day.
89-year-old Wally Moore was once a commonly seen man among the streets of downtown Zanesville. Moore's deep appreciation for his hometown inspired him to walk the streets, pulling weeds, picking up garbage and bringing attention to the areas in need.
Downtown Zanesville will be full of activity this week, featuring unique tastes and sounds.
A Taste of Zanesville will kick off Wednesday afternoon with about 35 local businesses taking part in the event. The day will include art displays, demonstrations, and activity for kids taking place throughout the downtown area. Downtown Manager Dana Matz said, the day originally served as a bridge between pottery festivals and has been a success ever since.
Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after a bizarre accident in downtown Zanesville.
It happened just after 2 p.m. at the corner of South and Seventh streets, when an ambulance from Scioto County collided with a van from Muskingum County.
Sergeant Chris Rice, from the Zanesville Police Department, says the gray van was headed west on South Street, and the Life Ambulance was southbound on Seventh, when the two collided at the intersection. The wreck...
Zanesville's 'First Friday' may offer a lot to do, but there is even more to see.
The art studio, Elements, has played a big role in the success of the Downtown Freight Shops. Spokesperson and Enthusiast, Linda Regula, said, she has enjoyed 'First Friday' for more than 8 years. When she first began going, only two sights were offered, now more then 20 shops participate.
"We finally convinced Cheryl, she does such beautiful thing she should have her own gallery," said...
The childhood dream to one day own a spa has become a reality for one woman.
The Owner and Operator of Divine Bliss Spa, Amy White, has brought her enthusiasum for spa treatment to the Freight Shops in downtown Zanesville. White said, her inspiration began as a child. Her parents created a small salon in their basement, and she would charge family and friends 50 cents for her services. Today, White charges a little more, but her dedication to clients remains the same.
The Zanesville Planning Commission approved the re-zoning of downtown Zanesville to an Art Overlay district Tuesday afternoon. The change wouldn't add any restrictions to the current zoning, but would make potential additional uses of the area available.
"What this will do is make us eligible for Federal funding that we aren't eligible for now, and will cause the Artist Colony to continue to grow and will be an asset to downtown Zanesville." said Mayor Butch Zwelling. He...
A two-vehicle accident in downtown Zanesville sends one person to the hospital.
Zanesville Police say earlier Saturday evening, a Ford Escort heading westbound on Main ran a red light causing a Dodge Ram pickup heading southbound on Fifth to hit the right rear side of the Escort causing extensive damage.
Police say both drivers were claiming they were traveling around 30 miles per hour. A young male was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. His injuries are unknown as...
Downtown Zanesville's Potter's Alley project is still a slow work in progress.
In their quarterly meeting, the Community Improvement Corporation of Zanesville is continuing to push the development of Downtown Zanesville but with the economy in the red, the project is at a standstill.
"We were hoping for a movie theatre, restaurants and other retails establishments that would enhance the current businesses that are in the downtown area," says Gene Macdonald, CIC Chairman...