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Patrick "Pat" E. Hemmer

Patrick “Pat” E. Hemmer, 65 of Zanesville, died 3:46 AM, Sunday, July 3, 2022, at the James Cancer Hospital following a seven week illness. He was born Saturday, April 6, 1957, in Zanesville, the son of Edward J. Hemmer and Eleanor (Gribben) Hemmer. He married Tammy (Sieliet) Hemmer on Saturday, October 17, 1981, and was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.
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Neighborhood Revitalization on Luck Avenue

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – It seems like many structurally sound older homes get torn down once they become abandoned and a local group is looking at other more affordable alternatives. The Muskingum County Land Reutilization Corporation Executive Director Andy Roberts explained how rehabbing homes can be a much more time...
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Men's dorms at the Zanesville City Jail renovated

ZANESVILLE — A year-long remodel of the men's dorms at the Zanesville City Jail has been completed, but the city is running low on staff to oversee it. The city is accepting applicants for correction officer positions at the jail. Interested parties can apply by visiting the website and searching Zanesville.  ...

‘America’s Got Talent’ applauds Zanesville native’s Nightbirde Foundation for cancer patients

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The legacy of “America’s Got Talent” star Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski is living on through the songwriter’s foundation aimed at supporting young women with breast cancer. Just months months after the Zanesville native, 31, died of metastatic breast cancer in February, “America’s Got Talent” — where Marczewski earned a Golden Buzzer for […]

Insider tips for the best vacation experience at Heath Ohio

Heath Ohio is a great place to take a vacation. There are plenty of things to do and see in the area, and you can always find something new to experience. In this blog post, we will share some insider tips for getting the most out of your trip to Heath Ohio!
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New Concord Farmers' Market Returning on July 11

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The New Concord Farmers’ Market will open Monday, July 11 in front of New Concord Elementary School. The New Concord Area Board of Trade is organizing the market, which is to provide residents with fresh, locally grown produce, homemade baked goods, handmade craft items, and locally sold goods in a friendly environment.

Meet Abbie the Mild Mannered Superhound

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County K-9 Adoption Center works with dogs in need of homes. Oftentimes these dogs are brought in already well mannered and house broken. K-9 Adoption Center Volunteer Doug McQuaid introduced us to a Coon-Hound who came to the shelter in May as a stray and would make a good fit with any family.

Public Records: Restaurant Inspections

The following are restaurant inspections with critical violations, as conducted by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, between May 2 and June 27 May 5 Hometown Eatz-n-Sweetz, 34 Potters Ave., Roseville, Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. ...

Mobile spa services available in New Concord

DRESDEN — Kylie Wells understands the importance of skin care after her own struggles. It was one of the reasons she became an owner/operator of MOBO Med Spa in the Muskingum Valley territory. She has been with the company since December, where she has grown from one local location to 10 in less than a year, including one in New Concord. ...

Local artist commemorates Hocking Hills in Walmart mural

LOGAN – The Hocking Hills area has long been renowned for its breathtaking landscape. Intricate, historical caves, interesting fauna, and lush flora offer a whole world of exploration. The beauty and uniqueness of the area are appreciated and modeled by tourists and residents in many ways – one of the most prominent being art. Local artist Kristen Ann Williams has shown her love and admiration through a mural decorating the inner wall of Logan’s Walmart at state Route 664 S. The mural is 24 feet...
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This Summer, Take a Walk on the Wild Side

As July’s celebrations of freedom and fireworks signal the height of summer is here, there are other casual, easygoing options with just as many breathtaking sights to behold, but more nature than the average barbecue. Take a stroll, hike or bike at these sites for a fresh breath of air — and ample opportunities to socialize under the sun.
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Cornhole hits mark with Ohio roots, nearby participation

Those who have been to a college party, or recently, even at some outdoor bars have probably seen people playing the game of cornhole. While this trendy activity is often associated with outdoor barbecues and tailgating parties today, the origin of the game goes as far back as the 14th century in Germany.

Cleveland Road Trips: 3 Midwest Eateries that are Havens for Foodies

Newark Ohio's Market Street Soda Works, Detroit's Joe Ann’s BBQ and more are all worth the trip. Summer is all about a cold drink after a long day in the sun, a backyard barbeque and making s’mores over a campfire. When it comes to delicious eats and refreshing drinks, there are favorites to be found all over the region.

11 Hocking Hills Cabin Rentals For The Perfect Outdoorsy Ohio Getaway

All products featured on TravelAwaits are independently selected by our writers and editors. We may earn commission when you click on or make a purchase via our links. The Hocking Hills are a premier vacation destination for those looking to get in touch with the natural world. Whether you are a rugged outdoorsy type or simply looking to get out of town and stop to smell the flowers for a while, Logan, Ohio, and the surrounding Hocking Hills area are ideal for a getaway. From breathtaking waterfalls like Cedar Falls, which invariably instill a sense of wonder in all who behold them, to imposing geological features, the natural beauty here has no peer for hundreds of miles.