Stories tagged with: zanesville

August 12, 2010 - 4:58pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

The water line that broke on Main Street last night is now fixed, however, you may see some other construction going on in downtown Zanesville.

The city is also replacing several valves on Fifth Street along with the removal of an old fire hydrant.

"A couple of valves that we needed to replace in the system, they're probably early 1900's valves that no longer function," said Public Service Director, Mike Sims.

Sims says that these projects are vital for the city...

August 9, 2010 - 12:59pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

A water valve replacement project will leave some residents and businesses in the Downtown Zanesville area without water this week.

The Water Department announced Monday it will be replacing two water valves in an alley off north 5th Street on Thursday.

Work will begin at 7:30 a.m. and be completed by 3:00 p.m.

The following areas will be without water during this time:

Shinnick Street from 7th Street to 4th Street

6th Street...

August 6, 2010 - 5:10pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is kicking off tonight and the public is invited to attend.

More than seventy artists will be showcasing their work Friday night at this family friendly event, which will be taking place on the Y-Bridge downtown.

"Tonight they'll be able to hear a variety of music, try a variety of foods, they will experience so much art, we have so many talented people all over this year, and they'll be converging here on the bridge," said Christie...

August 3, 2010 - 8:26pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

Football seaons has kicked off in Southeast Ohio and local teams are gearing up for their season opener which happens in less than a month. Over the next few weeks WHIZ will take an inside look at all the Muskingum Valley League schools along with Bishop Rosecrans and Zanesville in our annual two a day team previews. Underneath is the scheduled area dates for each school, so you can check out when your team will be featured.


Two a days preview schedule:


August 3, 2010 - 6:02am
5 years 38 weeks ago

Monday, August second officially kicked off the start of two-a-day football practices. The difficult practices in the sweltering August heat are a necessary evil, but there's always that moment for every high school football player when they hear that alarm go off: what if I just stayed in bed and slept? At the very least, that decision could result in some "reminders", the term coaches use to describe strenuous physical activities designed to remind players never to make a certain...

August 2, 2010 - 6:13pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

When is the last time Zanesville's water storage facilities have been disinfected and cleaned? The answer may surprise you. In most instances, they haven't been touched since the 1980's, but Public Service Director Mike Sims says that's the case across much of the state.

"Some relating to just rust or scale deposits on the inside of the towers or tanks. That's just from age, break-down of the sealants on the inside of the tanks and also due to the particles in the water supply...

July 29, 2010 - 10:37pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

Licking County A's 6 Junior Pioneers 3

-Junior Pioneers open first round of AAABA Regional Tournament Saturday at 7


13 year old Regional Babe Ruth Tournament:

South Gibson, Indiana 5 Zanesville Americans 6 F/8

Matt DeVoll (Z) RBI

Zanesville will face Wisconsin at 8 am CST in pool play

July 23, 2010 - 5:34pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

The streets you may walk or drive every day have many stories to tell, and the Pioneer and Historical Society is here to fill you in. We took a tour of downtown Zanesville to see how things were many years ago.

It's been 200 years since Zanesville was the state capital.

"On October 1, 1810 they did vote to move the state capital to Zanesville, so we were capital for two years," says Stephanie Kline, a Board Member for the Pioneer and Historical...

July 21, 2010 - 11:54pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

15 Year Old Babe Ruth State Tournament:

Game 1

Steubenville 10 Zanesville 0 F/5

Game 2

Steubenville 9 Zanesville 2


July 21, 2010 - 5:43pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville has a new plan of attack for a downtown sewer separation project.

It's located along 8th street near the intersection of Marietta Street. Crews initially had a problem with the instability of the soils around the pipe.

"We thought we'd shut the project down, regroup a little bit, and see if we can come up with a better design that would shallow the trench depth up and not have to reach 15 feet, " says Public Service Director, Mike Sims.


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