Stories tagged with: First Day of Summer

June 21, 2013 - 3:10pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Chuck Archer, a psychologist for Zanesville City Schools, is enjoying his break from school and spent his afternoon riding his bike all around Zanesville, trying to make up for the long winter we had and all of the time spent indoors.

"I just got into biking. I bought a bike at the end of last summer and really am enjoying it. This bike has way more speeds than what it used to last time I rode a bike. But it's still a whole lot of fun," said Archer.

Jim Loye, who...

June 20, 2012 - 3:02pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

One of the benefits of the unseasonably warm weather for local farmers has been a quicker yield in produce.

While some canceled their weekly trip to the Zanesville Farmers Market because of the heat, others filled the parking lot of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center reaping the rewards of the mild spring.

President Mark Barnhart said the reason much of his produce has yielded results several weeks early is because he took advantage of an early growing season.


June 20, 2012 - 1:26pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

Despite the recent unseasonably warm weather, Wednesday marks the official first day of Summer.

We found around 100 area kids Monday at the Muskingum Family "Y" pool on Adams Lane who were busy swimming, playing and trying to find some relief from the hot weather.

Executive Director Craig Miracle said the pool keeps busy with a mixture of kids from the Y's summer day camp and other area programs.

"I think we're seeing an increase in the number of...

June 21, 2011 - 3:13pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

1:16 Tuesday afternoon, marked the official start to summer, but even rain clouds couldn't keep the kids from having their summer fun.

Over 60 children took part in Science, Art, and Physical Education camps held at the Muskingum "Y" on Tuesday... At about 1 o'clock a long line of kids gathered infront of the swimming pool, waiting for the start of summer.Executive Director, Craig Miracle said, it's an experience they won't forget.

"I think it's...

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