Stories tagged with: Turner Street

August 30, 2014 - 5:43pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Celebration and togetherness filled the air of the Zanesville Community Center Saturday afternoon.

That's because the 8th ward held its annual coming home reunion. In the mid 1960s the Turner Street organization started the event as a monthly block party where families came together to celebrate life. Reverand Doctor Gloria Wade Dillon moved away but feels it is necessary to come back every year because the 8th ward will always be her home.

"It is a blessing to be here and...

August 31, 2013 - 5:32pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Family, food and old school tunes filled the community center for this year's Coming Home Reunion.

The Old 8th Ward Committee comes together every year to plan the fun filled day. The reunion has a long history in the Zanesville community.

"Most of the people have grown up in this area and are coming back and not only is this a family reunion. but a community reunion," said Chairperson, Billy Day.

The start of the Coming Home Reunion can be traced back to the mid-...

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