Relay For Life


The Newcomerstown Relay For Life live auction is set for Friday, June 1 at 5 p.m. at the David Barber Civic Center, Newcomerstown. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Items can be viewed at More items are arriving daily. All proceeds go to the Newcomerstown Relay For Life. To donate a quality item, contact Dave Archer at 330-364-8874.

Summer reading program

The Newcomerstown Public Library announces its Adult Summer Reading Program. "Between the Covers" is this summer's theme at the Newcomerstown Public Library. You can check out new thrillers, learn how to quilt, read a summer romance and more. The 2012 Summer Reading Program is open to adults ages 18 and older. Register at the circulation desk and pick up your reading packet. After reading the book, fill out a book review then drop it in the quilt-wrapped box near the circulation desk. They will have weekly drawings for prizes beginning June 14 and culminating July 26 with a grand prize drawing. Registration begins June 4. For information, call the library at 498-8228 or visit

Special meeting

The Newcomerstown Board of Public Affairs will have a special meeting Tuesday, May 29 at 4:30 p.m. at the water department.

The purpose is to award the pump station roadway project on Park Hill Drive.

Story time set

STONE CREEK -- Children's story time will take place Tuesday mornings beginning June 5 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Tunnel Hill Community Center, Stone Creek, with a story, snack and a craft. Story time is for anyone age six months through fifth grade.

Bicentennial meeting

The next Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee meeting is set for Saturday, June 9 at 10 a.m. at the high school. All are welcome.

Library changes

Newcomerstown Public Library is making some changes and is asking the public to "bear with us." They are transitioning to a new computer software system, as are current one can no longer be updated. From May 31 until June 6, they will be unable to place "holds" on items. June 4, 5, 6, they will only be able to check-out items and not able to check-in any returns until June 7. They apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but hope with the new system to be able to offer even better service.

Fruit pie sale

STONE CREEK -- Tunnel Hill Community Center in Stone Center is having a fruit pie sale. Orders must be placed by June 12. The cost varies by pie. The pick up date is June 16.

For information, call 330-308-0709 or 330-339-5350.

Ham dinner set

STONE CREEK -- A ham dinner and strawberry dessert contest are planned from 4 to 7 p.m. during the Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 16 at the Tunnel Hill Community Center in Stone Creek.

The menu includes ham, scalloped or sweet potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, drinks and strawberry desert.

The cost is $10 per person.

For pre-sale dinner tickets or for information on the strawberry dessert contest, call 330-309-0709 or 330-339-5350.

All proceeds from the dinner will go the building fund.

Car show set

The 11th annual Cy Young Days Festival Car Show will be Sunday, June 24 (rain or shine) at 137 W. Main St., Newcomerstown.

Registration is from 1 to 3 p.m. with awards presented at 5 p.m. Awards will be given to the top 50 vehicles.

Registration fee is $10. Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 registered.

There will also be food, music and a 50-50 raffle.

For information, call 492-0326 or 740-623-1201.

Golf outing set

The annual Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce golf outing fundraiser is set for Wednesday, July 25 at Hickory Flats Golf Course in West Lafayette. Teams and hole sponsors are needed.

For information or to register a team, call 498-4545.

Libraries closed

The Coshocton and West Lafayette libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Car show planned

The Newcomerstown Rotary Club Car Show will be Saturday, July 21 at the West Elementary School, corners of Oak and Beaver streets, Newcomerstown. Rain or shine.

Registration is from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per vehicle. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50 vehicles.

Awards will be presented to the top 30 vehicles, including the Newcomerstown Rotary President's Choice. Awards will be presented at 8 p.m.

There will be food, music and a 50-50 raffle.

For information, call 492-0326 or 740-623-1201.

Yard sales in village

The Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual village-wide yard sales are set for Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 in the village. To have your address listed in advertising, call 498-4545.

Bicentennial committee

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.