Stories tagged with: Grant

February 5, 2015 - 6:18pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District made huge strides towards improving our local parks today as they received a grant for $50,000.

James McDonald, President of the Muskingum Valley Park District, met with Muskingum County Commissioners today in hopes of obtaining grant money to help with administration finances.

"We came in to apply for a grant with the county commissioners to help with some of our full time and part time funding with the park district," said McDonald...

October 16, 2014 - 6:11pm
41 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency recently received an important grant.

It came through the Department of Homeland Security. The grant was applied for through the State of Ohio EMA and was a competitive process between Ohio's 88 counties. Director of the Muskingum County EMA, Bo Keck told us what the money will go toward.

"There's a little over $100,000 for training. So we will be training first responders. Fire and EMS personnel, within the 11 counties for...

May 9, 2014 - 4:23pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

The students in the Zanesville City School District have cleaner air to breathe due to an EPA grant recently received.

As a part of the Ohio EPA's Clean Diesel School Grant Program the district received just over $60,000 to install the needed pollution control devices on 21 school buses.

"What the benefit for the school district is it helps us save money. Our buses have less idle time so it helps us save fuel and also in the morning we do not have to have them plugged in...

October 2, 2013 - 4:44pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department was awarded $37,455.51, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was awarded $20,853.99 and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office received $29,207.23 by the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office for the 2014 fiscal year to make Ohio's roadways safer.

"The primary mission is to reduce traffic fatals in the state of Ohio through a collaborative effort," said Lt. Steve Rine. "And it's...

April 18, 2013 - 6:46pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

The Adamsville Fire Department was presented the check to help the department purchase new equipment like self-contained breathing apparatus', protective clothing and communications equipment.

"The Division of State Fire Marshall Department of Commerce is proud to have the training and equipment grant program with 1.6 million dollars that we distribute to smaller departments across the state," said State Fire Marshall, Larry Flowers.

Fire department's that received the...

April 16, 2013 - 1:05pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

A local community foundation starts a new competition for youth.

The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation is planning their first youth grant competition.It's goal is to empower youth and improve the community by providing financial support.

CYF Adviser, Juliet Lacy said "The community youth foundation is always looking for activities,community service,and grant making that positively impacts the lives of young people in Muskingum County."

The youth...

July 1, 2011 - 11:57am
4 years 4 weeks ago

Local Kids are benefiting from grants through Ohio's Race to the Top Inniative.

The Zanesville City Schools have partnered with Muskingum Valley ESC and Riverview Local Schools and will start a new program, The Muskingum Valley STEM Academy. Muskingum Valley ESC Care Team Director, Michele Timmons, says they will receive 750,000 dollars over three years to create a high quality, high tech project based curriculum that will be located in the Old Grover Cleveland School site.

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May 16, 2011 - 5:17pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Court is receiving a grant through the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The $44,000 grant will help fund the Probation Department and Hope Court, which is a rehabilitation program that assists offenders with mental health and substance abuse problems.

"The staff of the Hope Court also has counselors that are involved with the individuals, who help with the medications and they work very closely with the court to direct those people into...

March 11, 2011 - 5:59pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

A grant is helping local students stay connected.

Out of 5,000 schools nationwide Foxfire School was one of 23 to get the grant sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission. Through a partnership with Sprint Wireless each student will get a laptop device with 4-G capabilities. This will help student K-12 access digital text books and cutting edge learning tools.

"The unique thing about the situation is with the 4G you have internet access anytime, anywhere and that's...

January 28, 2011 - 6:43pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

WHIZ's very own Kelly Mills is about to come back to work after having baby boy Grant Michael Mills last month.

Kelly says motherhood is extremely interesting and definitely not as bad as she expected; but then again, Kelly says she has a really good baby.  According to mom, Grant never cries and when asked what moments so far really stand out, she answered with no hesitation.

"Everytime he goes to the doctor, it doesn't really go well. The first doctor's visit when he...

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