In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Officer Phil Program presented its 2015-2016 programs to the East and West Elementary Schools on Nov. 9. This was the 10th year presenting the programs in Newcomerstown. With the involvement of the Newcomerstown Police Department, the Officer Phil Program focuses on important safety topics including stranger awareness, school safety and bullying. Armed with catchy slogans, magic and fun, the "Edu-tainer" energized and engaged the audience in a way that makes staying safe the cool thing to do. Pictured, l to r, are Cheyenne Garbrandt and Jacob Gardner, both third graders at the West Elementary School.