Stories tagged with: Judges

September 17, 2013 - 7:01pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor is traveling across Ohio to promote new proposals and on Tuesday, she stopped by Bryan's Place in downtown Zanesville to discuss her 8-point-plan that focuses on improving how Ohioans elect their judges.

"We have elections from the judges; anywhere from municipal court up to the Ohio Supreme Court. All judges are elected and we're elected to six year terms. And Ohioians want to elect their judges, they've said that over and over,...

November 8, 2011 - 10:44pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The age limit for judges will stay at 70.

Tuesday Ohio voters rejected Issue One, which would have raised the age limit to 75. The defeat potentially affects 10 percent of sitting judges in the next six years.

March 26, 2010 - 2:42pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

'Wylie the Walleye' made his first appearance in Zanesville Municipal Court Friday.

The full body fish suit was donned by Judge Bill Joseph as he antied up to a bet with Judge Fritz Hany of Ottawa County. The judges made the friendly wager on the outcome of the Blue Devils versus Red Skins basketball game. If Zanesville had won, Judge Hany would have had to wear a Blue Devils cheerleading uniform. Judge Joseph said Hany was at his court bright and early this morning with the fish...

March 25, 2010 - 5:30pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

There is more than just community pride riding on the Blue Devils game.

Judge Fritz Hany of the Ottawa County Municipal Court and Judge Bill Joseph of the Zanesville Municipal Court made a friendly bet on Thursday's game.

"If Zanesville would lose he wants me to wear a 'Wylie the Walleye' costume. They have a community event up there where they have a full body fish suit and I haven't seen it and I hope I don't see it to be honest with you," says...

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