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.

Toys for Local Tots applications

Applications for Toys for Local Tots, a Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce organization, will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 8. Applications are available at The Newcomerstown News office or the Dale Gress Real Estate Office in Newcomerstown.

To apply for assistance with holiday gifts, children must be reside within the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District.

Toys will be distributed the second week of December.

For information, call 498-4545 or 498-7117.

Fall sports

program set

The Newcomerstown Middle School Fall Sports Awards Program is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the NMS cafeteria.

Presentation of awards will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception with refreshments and drinks (not a full dinner). Athletes are encouraged to invite family members and friends to join them for this evening, as they acknowledge and celebrate their efforts and accomplishments during the season.

Trunk or Treat set

Trunk or Teat is set for Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hartwood Church, Hartwood Road, Newcomerstown.

No tricks here, only trunks full of treats.

Walk the parking lot or stop at each car to take a treat from the trunk.

Everyone is welcome.

Donuts and drinks served in the picnic pavilion.

Library board member

Newcomerstown Public Library is seeking candidates interested in serving as a board member. Anyone interested may stop into the library to fill out form.

Trivia night planned

The next exciting trivia night at Newcomerstown Library will be Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

Stop in or call the library at 498-8228 to register your team of two to six adults.

Potluck dinner set

A potluck dinner is planned for Nov. 1 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sharon Moravian Church, near Tuscarawas.

The menu will include hamloaf, baked chicken, salads, desserts, etc.

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.

Pork, sauerkraut benefit

BALTIC -- A pork and sauerkraut benefit is planned for Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 5) at Fiat St. Peters UCC.

The meal will include pork, sauerkraut, real mashed potatoes, applesauce, hot dogs, Amish bread, cake and pie.

The meal will be a free will donation.

Donations will be used to help mission work and church needs.

For information or directions, call 330-897-1243.

Christmas Bazaar set

GNADENHUTTEN -- A Christmas Bazaar is set at the Gnadenhuten Moravian Church on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

There will be crafts, baked goods, candy and Moravian merchandise.

Turkey dinner planned

GNADENHUTTEN -- A turkey dinner is set for Nov. 9 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Gnadenhutten Moravian Church.

The dinner is dine-in or carry-out.

The cost is $10 per meal.

Retirement dinner set

Kurz Kasch will be a retirement dinner on Nov. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.

Craft show planned

Newcomerstown Senior Center's first ever Fall Gala Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center, 222 S. Bridge St., Newcomerstown.

The center will sponsor a bake sale and lunch stand.

Interested vendors, call 498-4523 or Heather Berndt at 330-401-2434.

Blood drive set

GNADENHUTTEN -- Indian Valley FFA will be having its blood drive on Nov. 20 at the high school. Those donating must be 16 years old and it is open to the community.

FFA is also selling fruit, nuts, etc. until Nov. 12.

A Cardboard City to promote what its like to be without things that we have will be Nov. 15-Nov. 16 at Tractor Supply in New Philadelphia.

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.