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The Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee members have erected a sign encouraging residents to participate in "First Night" activities on Dec. 31, 2013 -- that is the kick-off to the Newcomerstown Bicentennial which starts Jan. 1, 2014. Lots of events are planned for New Year's Eve in Newcomerstown, including a fireworks show. Those hanging up the banner in the Baker's IGA parking lot include, l to r, John Geese, Kay Dennis, Judy Wilcox, Barbara McNeilley, Roger Seitz.