K through 12 students aren't the only ones going back to school this week.
Colleges and Universities are now buckling down for the school year. Senior Public Relations Manager for AAA Ohio, Kimberly Schwind told us about some safety tips to keep in mind if you are commuting back and forth to school this year.
"Put an emergency roadside kit in your car." Said Schwind, "Make sure that there are things like water, non-perishable food items, a simple tool kit. Jumper...
Helicopters flew onto Liebs Island at Buckeye Lake today... all in preparation for the possible dam failure.
The Ohio National Guard teamed up with Ohio Task Force One to complete the safety presentation.The event featured a two-helicopter demonstration where both land and water rescues took place. Search Team Manager Gene Thomas said that the community can count on these rescue teams to take action in case of emergencies.
The third annual Health, Safety, And Wellness Expo took place earlier today at Kids America in Coshocton.
The expo was free to the public and featured over 50 exhibitors, kids activities, numerous health screenings and a plethora of wellness and safety information. Executive Director of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, Amy Stockdale, says there are many participants each year.
"Last year for our second annual we we had over 500 participants," said Stockdale....
Unfortunately, tragedies don't always stop for holidays, and the firefighters at the Zanesville Fire Department are always ready in the case of an emergency. That doesn't mean, though, they can't enjoy a delicious meal for the holiday.
Those working at the Zanesville Fire Department today sat down at Noon, on Thanksgiving, to enjoy some time with their families.
John Rodman, a firefighter at Zanesville Fire Department told us, "Well usually on the holiday's we...
All it took was a quick look out the window Monday, November 17th, to see that Jack Frost had arrived. For students in the area the snows arrival meant school closing and delays, for others the white powder meant spending extra time in the morning to shovel that dreaded driveway.
We caught up with Pat Wishoven as he was shoveling his driveway, “My sidewalk is a corner lot, it takes me about 30 minutes to really get it all cleaned.”
The first long holiday weekend of the summer means fun, food and extra law enforcement officers.
Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz says his office has received a traffic safety grant to allow them to put more deputies on the roads during the holiday. They will be looking for drunk and distracted drivers and seat belt violations through the Click It or Ticket campaign.
"it's a program where they want extra law enforcement to be out on the street and they want law...
An educational class was held on Thursday at the health department to teach local water departments how to properly test a special water safety device.
Back flow is the reversal of water flow in piping and without the installation of prevention devices, dangerous chemicals and substances could potentially get into the city's water supply. Experts use a chemical plant as an example.
"If you have like a chemical plant or something and they had something happening in their...