Stories tagged with: technology

May 2, 2013 - 4:04pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

A Zanesville hospital is the first Ohio hospital to perform a new type of neck surgery.

Genesis Healthcare now provides the PCM cervical disk procedure for their patients. It changes the way neck surgery is performed.

"The idea of any type of neck surgery is to take pressure off of the nerve or the spinal cord when you've completed that. The question is what do you put in place? Do you lock two bones together and prevent them from moving or do you put a device in that allows...

December 1, 2010 - 3:20pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

Area businesses are learning new management methods.

The Business Incubator in Muskingum County is hosting an IT community luncheon on Friday at Zane State College from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

"The topic this year is going to be project management methodologies and that's truly something that people in information technology they do need to know how to manage change," said Executive Director Carol Humphreys.

Lunch will be...

November 30, 2010 - 7:16pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

Technology is connecting the community.

The John McIntire Library in Zanesville has been approved for a grant to become a training partner with Connect Ohio, a federally funded program that was recently awarded $6.9 billion to offer free computer classes state-wide.

"The goal is to train people how to use a computer, provide computer and internet access. The library will do a series of three classes with each participant," said Manager of Public Relations Blair Tom....

October 4, 2010 - 12:11pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

If you're a Muskingum County library user, you can now get books in just minutes without ever leaving your home.

The Muskingum County Library System is one of 40 public libraries in the state taking part in Ohio eBooks, which people can download to different devices with the click of a button. Being a part of this statewide consortium is broadening readers' choices of books and saving the library a third of the cost it would take to install another eBook system. Staff say eBooks'...

September 13, 2010 - 5:14pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School district is installing new, electronic message boards outside all its school buildings.

They will run off a transformer that will be installed near each of the 8 X 10 structures.

"It's relatively inexpensive to operate because it's low maintenance and low voltage. The lights in them are all, each one is their own little sensor. If one gets busted, just replace it and go on, " says Darrell Lear of Zanesville City Schools.

The message...

January 12, 2010 - 7:33pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

Imagine being able to see what's on sale at your local grocery store, just a point and click away.

Reisbeck's Pick N Save has taken the next step in reaching out to its customers through technology by putting it's weekly ad online.

"It makes it convenient for people that maybe don't have the printed copy, or who are at work and can look through our ad," said Store Manager Rich Daughtery. "It also helps the environment with a little less printed paper out...

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