1808Delaware

Delaware County News: Weekend Edition

15 Dec , 2019  

Each day, 1808Delaware collects and shares the best writing and most important stories from local and other media covering Delaware County. For tweets from over 100 local sources, visit Delaware County Tweets (left sidebar on desktop, scroll down on mobile).

Weather for Sunday
Hi 37º | 10% chance of precipitation | Central Ohio Symphony in concert today (click for details)

Delaware Gazette:

City officials consider plans for Schultz
Morocco announces candidacy for District 67

ThisWeek News:

Business, Polaris Area

Polaris Office Building Reportedly Sold, Has New Tenant

15 Dec , 2019  

Columbus Business First reported this week that the three story office building at 8740 Orion Place has sold to Brad Kitchen of Alterra Real Estate Advisors with a price tag of $4.9 million.

The Business First article can be read here.

The building will house a relocated MAXTech Agency and its 15 employees. According to its website, the company is involved in web design and development, digital marketing, and IT managed services.

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Life in Delaware County

Helpers And Heroes Shop Together

15 Dec , 2019  

Powell Police on Twitter

@PowellPolice, @DublinPolice and Liberty Township Fire Department teamed up for the first annual “Helpers & Heroes” shopping event this morning at @Target in Powell. #PowellOhioProud

Life in Delaware County

Celebrate With The Critters

15 Dec , 2019  

You can combine your love of the holidays with your fondness for nature later this month with “Celebrate with the Critters” at the Ohio Wlidlife Center.

On December 27 from 1 PM to 4 PM, discover just how much the “criters” at the Center love the holidays. Join in celebration with resident Animal Ambassadors some of the animals up-close, make and take home winter crafts, and also make bird feeders for the Center’s wild birds. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Area Restaurants Open On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

14 Dec , 2019  

Columbus Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve & Day 2019

From Christmas Eve coffee to Christmas Day buffets, Columbus’ bars, restaruants and coffee shops are making sure the cooking averse have options this holiday season. Read on for a list of Columbus Restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Did we miss any? Add it to the comments below!

Life in Delaware County

Breathing Easier: Report Notes Improving Air Quality In Central Ohio

14 Dec , 2019  

On Thursday, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) released its annual air quality report. The report provides a summary of air quality data from November 2018-October 2019. Findings from the 2018-2019 air quality season continued the trend of improved air quality in Central Ohio.

MORPC issues daily air quality forecasts and notifies the public when ozone and particle pollution levels are considered to be unhealthy for sensitive groups of people. More…

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Delaware

City Of Delaware Shares New Set Of Questions With Citizens

13 Dec , 2019  

The City of Delaware is continuing to use polling software to give citizens the opportunity to responds to questions on city matters.

As presented on its website, the City describes it this way: More…

Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Jail Inmate Death Ruled Accidental Overdose

13 Dec , 2019  

Inmate death ruled accidental overdose

Detectives suspected that Edward Sullivan died of a drug overdose in March inside the Delaware County jail. A fellow inmate, Seth Coulter, was charged with conveying drugs into the jail that others used. But there wasn’t enough evidence to connect Sullivan’s fentanyl overdose with what Coulter supplied.

Life in Delaware County

County Farmer Honored For Lifetime Contribution to Agriculture

13 Dec , 2019  

Three individuals were recognized earlier this month for their lifetime achievements to agriculture during the 101st annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
Among the honorees was a Delaware County farmer with a lifetime history of service to the farming community and civic causes.

Tom Price was honored with the Distinguished Service Award. More…

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Business

Crepe Craving? Head To Polaris Fashion Place

12 Dec , 2019  

Polaris Fashion Place is the location of Delaware County’s newest eatery.

Earlier this week, Fay’s Crepes opened to share their delicious treats.

Fill them with bananas and Nutella to strawberries and chocolate; call it breakfast, a mid-day snack, or even dinner, crepes are the food that is sure to please everyone. More…

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Delaware

Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Offered In Delaware

12 Dec , 2019  

Just in time for the post-holidays clean-out, the City of Delaware, in partnership with the Delaware General Health District and the DKMM Solid Waste District, is offering residents an opportunity to recycle electronics in exchange for LED bulbs and/or LED string lights on January 4.

Items such as music players, cell phones, laptops, vacuums, microwaves, cables, and chargers are all accepted. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Warming Shelter Open Tonight In Delaware

11 Dec , 2019  

John Donahue on Twitter

Just a reminder that the Warming Shelter will be open tonight at the Zion United Church of Christ tonight. ⁦@DelawareHealth⁩ ⁦@Delaware_Ohio⁩ ⁦@DelCoEMA⁩ ⁦@DCS_Pacers⁩ ⁦@MainStreetDel⁩

Life in Delaware County

Health District Issues Alert About Conjunctivitis Increase

11 Dec , 2019  

This information below was shared by the Delaware General Health District (DGHD) on Tuesday.

The Delaware General Health District is seeing an increase in cases of conjunctivitis (pink eye) in our community, including one outbreak in a school. Over 50 cases have been reported to the DGHD since October 1. Conjunctivitis can result from many causes including allergens, bacteria, contact lens use, chemicals, fungi, viruses, and certain diseases. The increase in cases is likely due to bacterial or viral conjunctivitis based on the information gathered on the cases reported to the DGHD. More…

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Life in Delaware County

100,000-Light Winner

11 Dec , 2019  

Light Fight winner no. 1: Griswold Delaware

DELAWARE, Ohio (WCMH) – NBC4 is looking for THE best light displays in Central Ohio. We narrowed it down to four and we’re introducing you to our first winner! Joey Suarez got inspired for his display from the classic holiday movie itself. “I started in 2008 I have always been a fan of Christmas Vacation […]

Schools

Annual Ohio School Performance Awards Announced; Local Schools Recognized

11 Dec , 2019  

On Monday, the Ohio Board of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria recognized 63 districts, 436 schools and 12 Career-Technical Planning Districts for achieving high performance, outstanding progress and momentum for students across Ohio.

The recognition included one Delaware County school district and one school building: More…

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