August 20, 2012 - 10:31pm
4 years 3 days ago
A fire broke out Monday evening at the Wal-Mart on Maple Avenue in Zanesville.
Wal-Mart Spokeswoman Dianna Gee said the fire was the result of a teenage prank.
According to Gee, a quick responding customer saw the fire and immediately put it out using a fire extinguisher.
Gee said the fire posed no threat to Wal-Mart customers and there was no need to evacuate the store.
The Zanesville Fire Department responded to the call just before 8 p.m. Monday.
July 18, 2012 - 5:54pm
4 years 5 weeks ago
The slow economy isn't keeping businesses from setting up shop in the "Y-Bridge" city.
Construction projects on Maple Avenue are keeping crews busy this summer.
Zanesville City Zoning Administrator Pat Denbow said he's noticed a big increase in zoning applications over the last year.
"There seems to be a lot of construction going on that's noticeable, everyone is doing their projects all at once, so it looks really good right now with a lot of work going on,...
July 1, 2012 - 11:16am
4 years 7 weeks ago
Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton tells WHIZ News that traffic is reduced to one lane north and southbound on Maple Avenue after a serious water main break.
The break occurred in front of Burger King on Maple Avenue Sunday morning.
Crews are on the scene working on the broken line.
No word of any boil advisories that have been issued as a result.
We will bring you more details as they become available.
June 12, 2012 - 6:56pm
4 years 10 weeks ago
A four car accident caused some traffic back-ups Tuesday on Maple Avenue.
Police responded to the scene in front of the Colony Square Mall just after 4 p.m.
Sergeant Jon McCoy of the Zanesville Police Department said the driver of a dodge caravan heading northbound failed to see traffic stopped in front of him and started a chain reaction crash, resulting in a four car pile-up.
According to McCoy, the driver that caused the crash was treated at the scene for injuries...
June 2, 2012 - 4:20pm
4 years 11 weeks ago
It's becoming a familiar headline in Zanesville. For the third time in less than three weeks, authorities are investigating a shooting.
According to the Zanesville Police Department, it happened around 2:30 this morning at 1025 Maple Avenue. One person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with unknown injuries.
It's not clear whether or not it was a drive-by shooting. No names are being released at this time.
On May 14th, 18-year-old Marques Parker...
May 1, 2012 - 2:04pm
4 years 16 weeks ago
Traffic came to a halt after a head-on collision sent two people to the hospital early Tuesday afternoon.
Police were called out to Maple Avenue just after 1 o'clock.
Z.P.D. Patrol Sergeant Andy Armstrong said the driver of a white Chrysler Concorde was trying to make a left turn when it collided head-on with a black Ford Fusion.
Armstrong reported that both drivers were up and talking with officers after the crash, but were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital...
March 2, 2012 - 5:23pm
4 years 24 weeks ago
A new restaurant could be on its way to the Y-City.
Planning and Zoning Administrator Pat Denbow told WHIZ that LongHorn Steakhouse has applied for signage on Maple Avenue.
The signage was filed for the site of the former Goody's department store in front of the Colony Square Mall.
Denbow said that a chain steak house is something the city has been really hungry for.
"We certainly have local steak houses that people certainly enjoy, but this is the type of...
January 28, 2012 - 6:47pm
4 years 29 weeks ago
A water main break is causing a traffic jam on Maple Avenue in Zanesville.
Ted Stevens of the Zanesville Water Department said the right lane of Maple Avenue is closed heading northbound near Bryan & Snider Funeral Home.
Stevens said drivers are being directed to Taylor Street as an alternate route. He said he's unsure when the lane will reopen, but a crew is on the scene trying to fix the problem.
October 21, 2011 - 4:17pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Some positive support for Sheriff Lutz and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department can be seen along Maple Avenue.
Local businesses are posting their appreciation for the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department and the efforts made during the release of the exotic animals.
Jay Butler of Butler Realty said, "Sheriff Lutz is a leader, a leader of our community who had to make a hard decision and he made the right decision."
Business Owner George...
October 11, 2011 - 8:46pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Zanesville City Council passed a resolution on a small Maple Avenue project that means a big safety improvement to the road.
A 20-foot section of the median at Military and Maple was tapered down to allow for easier access of police and emergency vehicles to cross over it. Though Council passed the resolution Tuesday night, Zanesville Public Service Drector Mike Sims says the city didn't have enough time before the Maple Avenue construction began to get the correct approvals from ODOT...