Newark Strawberry Festival Cancelled

NEWARK, OH — The Kiwanis Club of Newark, Ohio, has canceled its 2021 Newark Strawberry Festival due to the ongoing concerns related to COVID-19. “We explored several options and had many discussions with community leaders and experts,” said Phil Frye, festival chairperson. “We decided that canceling this year’s festival is the right decision because our […]

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Justin and Maryan Dantonio Memorial Scholarships Handed Out

The Justin and Maryan Dantonio Memorial Scholarships were handed out this week.  The funds for the academic grants are made possible from the Tribute to Mark Dantonio at Zanesville City School’s 200th anniversary celebration in 2018.  This year’s honorees are Callie Buchanan, who will study political science, Meya Derwalter-Nutter who will study biology, Emmah Kronenbitter, […]

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Governor DeWine Issues New Nursing Home Order for Staff Members

COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  LONG-TERM CARE/NURSING FACILITY TESTING ORDER Governor DeWine announced Monday that a new Ohio Department of Health order will exempt fully vaccinated staff in nursing homes and assisted living facilities from routine testing. Staff members who are not […]

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