Stories tagged with: Ice Cream

May 25, 2015 - 6:39pm
9 weeks 5 days ago

Ice cream lovers from all over the state ventured to Utica this Memorial Day weekend for the 41st annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival.

The festival, held on the grounds of Energy Cooperative and Velvet Ice Cream Company, offers more than just ice cream. Attendees can enjoy free games, live entertainment, crafts and more! For Jason Samples of Newark, it's the endless amount of different ice cream flavors that keeps him and his family coming back each year.

"It seems like...

July 19, 2013 - 3:11pm
2 years 1 week ago

Joe Baker has been an ice cream maker at Tom's Ice Cream bowl for 36 years and he says some of the classics are the most popular flavors.

"What we sell the most of is vanilla because it goes under all the sundaes so that's a no brainer there," said Baker. "Chocolate probably next. We've had cookie dough and mint chocolate chip fighting back and forth. Right now we're selling the heck out of salty caramel. That's the newest flavor i've added."

Baker says he...

May 27, 2013 - 5:28pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Monday was the last day for the 39th Annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival and for the Rieser family, it's a tradition that they never miss.

"This is good family fun and it's inexpensive, you can come and spend money or not. We just love coming here," said Sherry Rieser, who has been attending the festival for 20 years.

Rieser brought along her grand kids and great nephews to the festival and says her family's favorite part is the ice cream eating contest. Not only...

July 7, 2010 - 6:11pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

What could be better than having ice cream on a hot, summer day...apparently not much.

Scoops of ice cream are flowing over the counters at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl in Zanesville. The general manager is reporting a spike in sales and a lot of repeat business.

"They come out of the walls. We have billboards up, and we have them coming from New Lexington and Coshocton. We have a big following in Marietta. They come from everywhere, " says General Manager, Joe Baker.

Tom...

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