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...
Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, November 27th, Christ's Table volunteers were busy at work preparing for their annual Thanksgiving meal.
Over 500 meals were prepared for Christ's Table patrons. 250 home-bound meals were sent out, and over 250 people were served the classic holiday meal on location. The menu consisted off all the holiday favorites like turkey, stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, and of course pumpkin pie with whipped cream.
Thanksgiving is just a day away, and many shoppers were out and about buying last minute dinner items.
We made a visit to Riesbeck's Grocery Store on Howard Street this afternoon. There is often a stigma of stress and cooking catastrophes attached to waiting to prepare the big meal at the last second. We got the chance to speak to Assistant Store Director Rodney Price who says they welcome the Thanksgiving Eve shoppers.
"It's very busy but we have plenty of help so the...
House of Grace Church is reaching out to the community this week.
For the second year now, the church will be serving a Thanksgiving meal to members of the community. Anyone who has no where to turn during the holidays is welcome. If you have no means of transportation to make the event, the church will come to get you. All you have to do is contact the church and let them know you would like to attend. Pastor Joe Dunlap says the response from the community has been very positive.
With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, many will be needing to keep in mind the dangers of food spoilage and related illnesses.
According to Adam Dickerson, a registered sanitarian at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, salmonella is the most common foodbourne illness associated with the holidays. Salmonella is contracted by consuming under cooked meat or other food that has been contaminated. Dickerson says some helpful tips to ensure that everyone stays...
Christ's Table is all prepared for their Thanksgiving meal, and wants to spread the word about serving hours.
The holiday meal will be served from 10:30AM to 12:30PM on Thanksgiving Day. The purpose of the event is to give those who have no where to go, a place to enjoy a hot meal among friends. Executive Director, Keely Warden says that all are welcome to participate.
"Anybody, everybody's welcome. Especially the families that we serve, that's why we're here on thanksgiving...
St. Paul AME held their 2nd annual community Thanksgiving dinner Saturday evening.
Anyone who cared for a hot meal was welcome to come to join in the holiday festivities. Costalla Haley, Community Outreach Coordinator at St. Paul AME shared with us the goal for the event.
"Our goal is to reach out and help those--feed those and fellowship with those who are less fortunate. You know, we're trying to target the homeless and just those who are less fortunate in general. We're...
While most of us have to wait for Thanksgiving to satisfy our holiday taste buds, Muskingum County Head Start indulged early, at their annual Thanksgiving meal.
Over 250 pre-school students and their parents were invited to attend a Thanksgiving feast at Coburn United Methodist Church Thursday, November 13th. The annual meal included chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, and Head Start student Olivia's favorite, cake.
Between traveling, holiday celebrations and picking out the right present, the holiday's aren't always the most wonderful time of year. While some people look forward to the holiday's, others simply try and cope with the stress of it all.
"It's the extra shopping, it's the food preparation, its the grocery shopping, it's just a lot of money is going out in a short period of time," said Kelly Riley of the stresses the holiday's bring.
The Zanesville football team has alot to be thankful for this November. The Devils have rolled off 13 straight victories, captured an ECOL championship, and advanced to the State Final Four for just the second time in school history. Despite all the hype, the Devils are business as usual this week, and most of all, thankful for the opportunity.