Stories tagged with: reunion

June 18, 2013 - 8:01pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Anyone who grew up from the 6th Street bridge and on is considered a "Putnam Hunkie," and is invited to the Putnam Hunkie Reunion coming up on Saturday, June 29 at the Madison School in Zanesville. Donna Stotts, a Putnam Hunkie herself, and a co-chair for the event says she wanted to reconnect with old friends and thought a reunion was a perfect way to do that.

"I often thought instead of going and paying your respects at a funeral to a childhood friend especially, how...

July 31, 2010 - 5:37pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

Planning events on Facebook is becoming very popular.

The town of Crooksville hosted it's First Annual Community Homecoming at the Crooksville Village Park. The event spawned from an idea on Facebook by former Resident, Mike Hammer.

"This kind of involvement is what we have lost in our society, so this is an opportunity to come back and rub shoulders and be friends," said Committee Member, Mike Hammer.

Many of the attendees were pleased with the outcome....

June 27, 2010 - 5:35pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

While it may no longer be in existence, Hopewell High School is still very much alive in the hearts of its alumni.

Graduates of the former first through 12th grade school held a reunion with representatives from 28 classes. Chuck Norris was a member of the last graduating class to go through Hopewell.

"So you had the whole history from 1934 until '62 and I'd seen the consolidation of the new west Muskingum come by and it's special to me because we have all that history...

May 23, 2010 - 3:47pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

It's been years since the auditorium at Zanesville High School has been this packed, but the suspense had people filling seats to get a glimpse at what was inside the 58-year-old time capsule.

Pulling items from the capsule, event coordinator, Wayne Carpenter says, "pictures of the construction of the school, I assume."

Old Newspapers, pictures, and even a record was found in the capsule buried in October of 1952. But while many walked into ZHS today, it wasn't just to...

May 16, 2010 - 6:52pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

Former Avondale youth members got together for their first-ever reunion today.

Avondale is a residential facility that provides a home to children facing difficulties such as abuse, neglect, and abandonment. The center begain in 1911, and today, former members from all generations were invited to the center's first annual reunion.

Director of Avondale Youth Center, Nate Norris, says, "A lot of people are seeing each other for the first time and now they have some people [...

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