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Local Kindergartners Jumpstart their Academic Year

by Karysa Kent on August 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Parents said goodbye to their kindergartners while they jumpstarted their academic year at Zane Grey Elementary. The Kindergarten Jumpstart Program began at 8:45 a.m. and ran until 11:45 a.m. every Monday through Thursday morning. Intervention specialist, Kayla Jones said that during those hours the children learn how to interact with others and go through a… Continue Reading

OMEGA met with Muskingum County Commissioners

by Carmel Victor on August 8, 2016 at 2:01 pm

ZANESVILLE, OHIO- The Ohio Mid- Eastern Government Association- OMEGA for short, met with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday. The new Executive Director Jeannette Wierzbicki met with the commissioners to give them an overview of OMEGA, inquire to see if there is anything OMEGA could help the commissioners with, and to ask if there where any improvements… Continue Reading

Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center Celebrates Educators

by Carmel Victor on August 8, 2016 at 1:36 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio– Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center held the 2016 MVESC Administrators Opening Day Celebration at Zanesville high school Monday morning. This celebration is to honor aspiring administrators, exemplary educators, as well as welcome new administrators and give recognition and service awards. “This event is a great way to start the 16-17 school year, MVESC… Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers Welcomed Home After AAABA Championship

by Matt Ryan on August 7, 2016 at 9:22 am

The Zanesville Junior Pioneers received royal treatment Sunday morning after coming out victorious in the AAABA championship game. The Juniors defeated Johnstown 8-2, and returned home in style.  Zanesville was led by a police escort into Gant Stadium.  The team was then welcomed by friends, family, and members of the Muskingum Valley Old Timers Association…. Continue Reading

Cleveland Browns Invade Ohio Stadium

by Matt Ryan on August 6, 2016 at 11:54 pm

The Cleveland Browns traveled down I-71 to hold training camp practice #8 on the grounds of Ohio State. Saturday was the second annual Orange and Brown scrimmage, with over 42,000 fans in attendance.  This year’s scrimmage gave fans a first look at potential starting quarterback Robert Griffin III and former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor…. Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers Capture AAABA Championship

by Patrick Chiesa on August 6, 2016 at 10:16 am

JOHNSTOWN, PA – One team was guaranteed to come away with its first AAABA championship Saturday night at Point Stadium. Dave Balo’s Zanesville Junior Pioneers made it crystal clear they were that deserving team. A big sixth inning propelled the Juniors to an 8-2 win over Johnstown (PA) Paul Carpenter Capital Advisors, marking Zanesville’s first-ever… Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers Punch First Ticket to AAABA Championship

by Matt Ryan on August 5, 2016 at 4:44 pm

JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Zanesville Junior Pioneers have been the underdog in this year’s AAABA tournament with only one win at the end of pool play.  But the Juniors defied the odds and are now playing for a national championship after a 4-3 win over Chicago-Metro Friday morning. This is the second appearance in the final… Continue Reading

World-renowned ventriloquist stops in Muskingum County

by David Carl Kinder II on August 4, 2016 at 9:35 pm

WHITE COTTAGE, Ohio – Perhaps the most famous ventriloquist in the country, Jeff Dunham, was just outside of Zanesville Thursday, near White Cottage, to try to buy one of the most rare cars there is. Dr. Ralph Smith bought his 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner in 1973. Since then he has only driven it twice. He drove… Continue Reading

Dupler discusses Marshall commitment

by Patrick Chiesa on August 3, 2016 at 6:28 pm

Sheridan three-sport standout Dylan Dupler has verbally committed to continue his baseball career at Division I Marshall University. The senior stopped by WHIZ to talk about why he chose the Thundering Herd.