Car seat check-up event set

NEW PHILADELPHIA -- There will be a free car seat check-up on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 2 to 5 p.m. sponsored by SAFE KIDS Tuscarawas, Tuscarawas County Health Department and Ferris Chevrolet.

Ohio's new booster law takes effect Oct. 7.

Come to Ferris Chevrolet, 634 Wabash Ave., New Philadelphia, and have your questions on Ohio's Occupant protection laws answered and your child fitted for a booster seat. Car seats should not be used after a crash, nor after they are six-years-old. See recall information and the latest on car seat installation. They will have a limited number of booster seats and other car seats on hand for those who need them.

For information, call (330) 343-5555, ext. 137.