Stories tagged with: Riverside Park

June 1, 2015 - 3:05pm
36 weeks 3 days ago

An aging playground at Riverside Park is the cause of a grant application from the city of Zanesville.  

The federal land and water conservation grant is  for $150,000. It will be decided on in the fall, but Zanesville Public Services Director, Jay Bennett said the city's application is strong. 

"I liked our application a lot because it talked about replacing something that was a community build in the mid '90s with something very similar but adding to it,...

September 14, 2014 - 5:54pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

 The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency reported a significant amount of an oil-like substance in the Muskingum river Sunday evening.

The substance has been found as far north as Tuscarawas and goes through Coshocton and Muckingum Counties and ends near the lock and dam area in Zanesville. The source is still unknown, but tests are being done all along the river to find out what it is. The EMA Director of Muskingum County, Bo Keck, said that the levels are much heavier...

October 20, 2013 - 4:46pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

In honor of Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, a local mother created a bully free fundraiser.

On Sunday, Erin Rock hosted the first ever Run, Walk, and Roll Against Bullying 5K walk at Riverside Park. The 16,000 steps the walkers took represented the 16,000 children that have missed school because of bullying.

"I think it turned out really well of course you are always hoping for a larger crowd, but I think I have 50 people walking right now and our community has been so...

August 10, 2013 - 4:38pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

To remember the sacrifice of American soldiers. . .A Civil War Reenactment took place in Zanesville this Weekend.

The year is 1862 and the Civil War is in full effect. Both union and confederate soldiers have fired shots, witnessed casualties and have retreated back to camp. This was the backdrop for a Civil War reenactment and encampment today that took place at Riverside Park. The public watched the action from the Lorena and spoke with president Abe Lincoln and his wife about the...

January 31, 2013 - 4:47pm
3 years 1 week ago

The ballfields at Riverside Park in Zanesville will be under new management.

Zanesville has decided to release the care of the fields since the maintenance has become too expensive for the city to handle. The inability to have a full staff in the parks department and the expense of weekend tournaments at the park played a large role in turning the fields over to a representative from District 11 softball, who will put 20 percent of their net revenue back into complex improvements.

June 22, 2010 - 12:10pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

Some Zanesville residents will be without water Wednesday.

The City's Water Department will be replacing a water valve at Riverside Park.

Work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. and be completed by 11:00 a.m.

The following areas will be without water during this time:

Buckeye Drive, Lewis Drive, Carpenter Street, Arter Lane, Mitchell Avenue, Adamsville Road, Neil Avenue

The following areas will be...

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