Mary Alice Reporting –

~ The public is invited to come out to the new Village of Newcomerstown municipal/administration building for an open house. It will be on February 9th to allow attendees a chance to tour the building from 4pm to 7pm. The administration offices are at 308 S. College Street, in the former Morgan’s Pharmacy.

As for the 7pm council meetings, they are now being held at the new location, which is the first time in 20 years that the village has not had to borrow a room from a business or organization to conduct a session.

~ Access Tusc has relocated within the county. They are now housed at 1458 5th Street in New Philadelphia.

The organization partners with other Tuscarawas County agencies for general and behavioral health, caregiver resources, and financial and legal resources. They also provide affordable transportation, Access Tusc Transit, for anyone with prices varying based upon city limits, in-country travel, and out-of-county transportation.

More information about the non-profit can be found at

~ The Consumer Product Safety Commission is noting that Fisher-Price has re-announced their 2019 recall of a sleeper after more infant deaths since the initial notice.

At the time of the original recall for the Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, over 30 fatalities were reported after infants rolled from their backs to their stomachs or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances. Since the recall, the commission reports that at least eight more fatalities have occurred. The initial 2019 recall affected about 4.7 million sleepers, which were sold at stores such as Walmart, Target and Amazon from September 2009 to April 2019.

Copyright WTUZ Radio Inc., 2022