Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Center for Seniors

April 18, 2016 - 2:36pm
22 hours 30 min ago

Construction is moving right along on the new Muskingum County Center for Seniors.

Area seniors will call downtown Zanesville home in just a few short months. Commissioner, Jim Porter, said they're one step closer to having the final design plans approved, and hope to have doors open by the end of August.

"We've got the asbestos removed, the elevator shaft is being repaired now, they dug a huge hole in preparation for it, they've been pouring concrete," Porter said....

January 7, 2016 - 7:32pm
1 day 3 hours ago

Community leaders met today to discuss the progress of the new Muskingum County Center for Seniors in downtown Zanesville.

Muskingum County Commissioners along with representatives from the senior center met today to discuss the updated progress of the facility and to ensure they are all on the same page.

"We're excited that demolition is well underway with a new center and that we're devising plans for the first and second floor and it's just an excited time for the center...

November 16, 2015 - 6:10pm
36 weeks 4 days ago

As part of the effort to revitalize downtown Zanesville, The Muskingum County Center for Seniors will soon call the city's historic district home.

Dozens of area seniors gathered Monday morning for the first town hall meeting to discuss what's in store for the new center. The meeting was an opportunity for members to voice their opinions, as well as, share ideas about renovations to the new building. There were some mixed feelings among the crowd, from concerns over parking to...

May 7, 2015 - 5:20am
1 year 12 weeks ago

Top stories for Thursday, May 6, 2015:

David Tarbert is new GOP Candidate for City Law Director

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - David Tarbert defeated fellow Republican Derrick Moorehead by 138 votes in Tuesday's Primary election. Tarbert's sights are now set on the November election where he will face off against Democratic incumbent Scott Hillis .

Senior Center...

May 6, 2015 - 2:08pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

The news was not as good for supporters of the Center for Seniors in Muskingum County and their half-mill levy. It went down to defeat Tuesday by around 400 votes.

The money raised would have built a new Senior Center near Zane State College on State Route 146. Executive Director Ann Combs told us they are still going to remain positive going forward.

"Naturally we're disappointed but, of course, we're going to keep on keeping on. It certainly isn't the end for the center...

April 15, 2015 - 4:46pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

After weeks of waiting, renovations have been completed at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors.

Fourty-three days ago, buckets spotted the floor to catch water dripping from the ceiling tiles. But as seniors walked through the doors Wednesday, those buckets were replaced with tables and cheers as seniors filled the dinning room for lunch Wednesday afternoon.

"It's great to be back," Floyd Felumlee said. "We enjoy being here of course, and a lot of people here...

March 27, 2015 - 7:47am
1 year 18 weeks ago

Top stories for Friday, March 27, 2015.

Progress for the Muskingum County Center for Seniors

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Progress is being made at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, as repair work continues. This week's Friday night dance will take place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds at 7 P.M.

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is rolling out it's...

March 24, 2015 - 7:11am
1 year 18 weeks ago

Top stories for Tuesday, March 23, 2015:

Temporary Home For Center for Seniors

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Zanesville City Council passed an ordinance during Monday evenings meeting that allows the Muskingum County Senior Center to temporarily move into the lower level of Secrest Auditorium at no cost. It remains to be seen, though, if the senior center will in fact choose to utilize Secrest as director, Ann Combs, said that may not be the best option due to the...

March 17, 2015 - 7:16am
1 year 19 weeks ago

Top Stories for Tuesday, March 17, 2015:

Buckeye Dam Briefing

COLUMBUS, OHIO (WHIZ) - State and local emergency response officials were among roughly 50 people who gathered in Columbus Monday to discuss emergency planning in case of a breach in the Buckeye Lake Dam. A report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said a dam failure could endanger the lives of 3,000 people who live and work nearby.

Center for Seniors Still Looking for Temporary Location...

March 16, 2015 - 7:22pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

Nearly two weeks ago, the Muskingum County Center for Seniors had to close its doors.

Now, the push continues to get a temporary building for the seniors to have the center's daily activities. One of the seniors who enjoys square dancing at the center said it's like not seeing your family for several weeks.

"We've missed it very much, Margaret Godby said. "But we also feel sorry for the noon time people that can't come in and get there meals, but we do miss square...

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