Restricted leaf pickup

The Village of Newcomerstown will not be picking up leaves like they have in year's past. The village does not have the resources to complete this task.

Instead, they ask residents to mulch leaves or they will pick up bagged leaves that are placed at the curb. The village employees will make trips around town looking for the bags placed on the curbstrip.

Fish fry planned

A fish fry that will benefit the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee is set for Saturday, Oct. 19 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas Montgomery Legion Post, Canal Street, Newcomerstown.

The meal includes fish, fries, choice of cole slaw or macaroni salad, and dessert. Beverages are extra.

Tickets for the meal are $8 for adults and $6 for children.

Tickets are available at Baker's IGA, American Legion Post, from any Bicentennial Committee member or by calling 498-4545.

Craft show planned

The Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc.'s 23rd annual Christmas in the Village Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the David Barber Civic Center, Newcomerstown.

Many area crafters will be there. Items will include Christmas decorations, sewed items, ornaments, cards, crocheted items and much more.

For information, call Karen at 498-8234.



Retirees from Kurz-Kasch in Newcomerstown will have a luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 11:30 a.m. at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.

Library hosting Sherlock Holmes impersonator

The Newcomerstown Public Library, located at 123 Main St., Newcomerstown, will be hosting an evening with Sherlock Holmes on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

Sherlock (played by Chris Hart) will be presenting "Elementary My Dear Watson -- NOT!"

Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Chicken barbecue set

STONE CREEK -- On Saturday, Oct. 12, a chicken barbecue will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Tunnel Hill Community Center, Stone Creek.

Eat-in or carry-out. The chicken will be cooked by Black Sheep BBQ.

The cost is $10 for a full meal which includes half a chicken, two sides, roll and butter, dessert and drink; $5 for half a chicken carry-out; or $5 for a quarter of chicken child meal. Process will benefit our building fund.

Call for tickets at 330-308-0709 or 330-339-5350.

Round, square dances planned

STONE CREEK -- On Saturday, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26, a round and square dance is planned from 8 to 11 p.m.

The cost is $5 per person.

The Hand-Picked Band and Gary Woods will be calling square dancing.

Cake walks, door prize, and the kitchen will be open for sandwiches and pie.

Women's Health Days set

DOVER -- Women's Health Days are set for Monday, Oct. 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tuscarawas County Health Department, 897 E. Iron Ave., Dover.

The health check is for women 30 years and older, and is open to all residents of this area.

The special examination price is $40 and includes a Pap smear, breast exam, height and weight check, Hemoccult and blood pressure check.

Additional services are also available.

Call 330-364-5718 or 330-364-4979 to make an appointment.

Crafters sought

UHRICHSVILLE -- The Uhrichsville Business Association will have it second annual fall craft show in the downtown area on Saturday, Oct. 12. Area crafters wishing to set up for the day can contact Kathy Allen of the Graphics Shack for information. She may be reached by calling 740-922-8766 or email

Participation fee for the day is only $5 and crafters must bring their own tables and chairs.

Adult grief support group

COSHOCTON -- A weekly adult grief support group meets every other Friday at 11 a.m. in the Health Services and Hospice of Coshocton, 230 S. 4th St., Coshocton. The next meeting is set for July 5.

For information, call Mary at 740-623-7311, ext. 205.

Registration is not necessary but helpful.



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.