Stories tagged with: Grant

June 8, 2016 - 2:42pm
2 weeks 2 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency received money last week to recycle nearly 600 tires.

The agency received an EPA grant to dispose of tires that have been thrown out along the county roadways. Emergency Management Director, Bo Keck said tires that are improperly disposed of pose a fire hazard and create mosquito breeding grounds.

"Tires are hard to get rid of right now, if you go in and buy new tires they're going to charge you...

April 20, 2016 - 3:40pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

City leaders held a meeting Wednesday to discuss a new grant that will bring more jobs to the community.

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority was able to obtain a grant from Jobs Ohio in the amount of $775,000 for the revitalization of a 30 acre location at the Airport Industrial Park. Executive Director, Matt Abbott, said they're excited to be able to develop a turnkey site.

"What this will allow us to do is to compact soils to solve some issues that exist from...

August 21, 2015 - 4:44am
44 weeks 20 hours ago

The Zanesville Municipal Airport will soon see some improvements. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says a grant for just under 122-thousand dollars will be used to help increase efficiency and safety at the facility. The funds are coming from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. Brown says the funds will give Muskingum County the resources to make needed improvements that will benefit those that rely on the local airport and its services. 

February 5, 2015 - 6:18pm
1 year 20 weeks 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
1 year 36 weeks 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
2 years 6 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
2 years 38 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
3 years 9 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
3 years 10 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 51 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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