Stories tagged with: Funding

February 1, 2010 - 6:25pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

Thanks to money from the November levy, the Muskingum County Library System will see funding restored, starting in March, and it is trying to figure out what the people of Muskingum County want the money to go toward.

So, it sought an outside firm that is conducting phone surveys with 300 registered voters in the county.

"The phone survey is asking what kinds of hours, what kinds of programs, what kinds of services and resources would encourage people to continue to use the...

November 10, 2009 - 5:34pm
6 years 37 weeks ago

Three area health care facilities are getting a financial boost from the state.

State Representative Troy Balderson,(R) Zanesville, says the Ohio Department of Health has awarded more than $645,000  to the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department, Coshocton Health Department and Genesis Health Care System.

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department will use the funds for their Lead Regional Resource Center and will support childhood lead...

November 2, 2009 - 5:02pm
6 years 38 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is trying to rebuild some funding.

Executive Director, Dan Hartman, says the red cross might not have a lot right now, but it is doing a lot with what it has.

"We've had tremendous opportunity within the last four months to serve a lot of families...disaster families...a lot of military families...a lot of families needing blood, " says Hartman.

Hartman says like other Red Cross organizations across the country, the Muskingum Valley...

October 29, 2009 - 1:59pm
6 years 39 weeks ago

Congressman Zack Space today announced that 500,000 dollars wiill be coming to Muskingum County  for upgrades to the Maysville Sewer Project.  Space says the funding will put people to work, provide important infrastructure improvements and upgrade a sewer service affecting thousands of constituents.  Space says the project was approved by the House as part of a Conference Report in the 2010 Interior Appropriations Bill.  Space says the project will dramatically improve...

October 7, 2009 - 1:40pm
6 years 42 weeks ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties is sponsoring two special funding cycles this fall.

Executive Director, Meg Deedrick, says one is a basic needs funding, which helps agencies that are making a community impact by meeting an urgent or pressing need.

The second is a community impact funding cycle for United Way partner agencies.

"This is outcomes based funding so that we can provide additional assistance. This is over and above the investment we're...

September 30, 2009 - 5:20pm
6 years 43 weeks ago

Local counties will soon be seeing money to help them improve outdoor recreation facilities.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is administering two grants that will fund almost 100 projects across the state of Ohio.

Muskingum County will receive about 32 thousand dollars to develop a skatepark in New Concord.

Morgan County will receive about five thousand dollar for an iron fencing replacement at Embree Park in McConnellsville.

Licking County will receive about...

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