Lighting contest


The deadline for the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's first ever Holiday Lighting Contest has been extended until Wednesday, Dec. 19. To submit your Newcomerstown area home in the contest, send $5 to the Necomerstown Chamber of Commerce, 137 W. Main St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

TOPS regrouping

TOPS in Newcomerstown is re-grouping. They will meet Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown for weigh-in.

For information, call 492-0225.

Breakfast, dance planned

STONE CREEK -- A breakfast is planned on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Tunnel Hill Community Center, Stone Creek. A free-will donation will be accepted.

Later that night, there will be a round and square dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.

Quilting in museum

The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be working on the Community Quilt in the Temperance Tavern Museum on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to help. For information, call Gladys Hinds at 498-6240.



Anyone or any organization wishing to correspond with the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee can use: The Newcomerstown Ohio Bicentennial Committee, P.O. Box 11, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

Christ's Kitchen

Christ's Kitchen, located in the Fellowship Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown, serves dinner from 4 to 6:15 p.m. every Monday. The dining room is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The meal is free but donations are accepted.

The church is located at 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.

For information, call 498-8134.

Sonshine Boxes drop-off

Bob Pell's Nationwide Insurance office, located at 117 N. Bridge St., Newcomerstown, is a new collection site for items to be sent to soldiers serving our country. Items may still be donated at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, also in Newcomerstown. Sonshine Boxes consist of anything a soldier might need such as personal hygiene items, games, movies, etc.

For information, call 498-7994.