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Hand-Picked Delaware County News: Tuesday

25 Jun , 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 Tuesday
Hi 82º | 15% chance of precipitation | Good chance for no rain today

Delaware Gazette:

Caretaker home makes Most Endangered Historic Sites list
1 dead, 2 injured in Sunday crash
Zoo hires new administrator
Symphony to host 34th annual July 4 concert

ThisWeek News:

Gallery: Powell Festival

Business, Sunbury

Renovations Continuing At Former Sunbury Bank

25 Jun , 2019  

From former bank to future watering hole – that is the course that Jassen Holderby has in mind for what was the Chase Bank at 45 East Granville Street on the Square in Sunbury. With a background both in bartending and in building renovation, that decision came naturally. Holderby owns local contracting firm J. Holderby Renovations. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Ostrander Fourth Of July Lineup Announced

25 Jun , 2019  

We’re happy to share information about a Fourth of July lineup — with fireworks — in yet another Delaware County community. The Ostrander Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for the village’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Asian Lantern Festival

25 Jun , 2019  

With this post we begin a weekly look at unique summer festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Delaware area. We call these “Summer Road Trips,” and we’ll continue these weekly posts through August. One of the perks of living in central Ohio is its proximity to world-class entertainment, sporting opportunities, and more.

Of course, we want to share that there are many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County this summer and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Taking I-71 North this summer can actually transport you and your family to the lands of the Far East. More…

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Twitter

Powell Festival Fireworks

24 Jun , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Senior Appliance Pickup Available Again

24 Jun , 2019  

A popular initiative aimed at making life easier for Delaware County’s senior residents is returning.

The Senior Appliance Pickup service is again available to older adults looking to rid themselves of any electronics and appliances. More…

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1808Delaware

1808 Delaware Seeking Site Coordinator

23 Jun , 2019  

We’re looking for someone to join us in riding what just might be the newest wave in local media.

In a post on the Total|Local Media website Friday morning the company, which publishes both 1808Delaware and 1812Blockhouse, announced that is accepting applications for a new, part-time Site Coordinator position. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Chalk It Up For Freedom

23 Jun , 2019  

The July First Friday event hosted by Main Street Delaware will be an opportunity to join art and love of country.

Chalk It Up for Freedom is an opportunity to turn the streets of downtown into art. Come celebrate freedom at a family-friendly event on the evening of July 5. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Evans Farm To Feature 2019 Parade Of Homes

22 Jun , 2019  

The ambitious Evans Farm development in southern Delaware County will be a busy place next month.

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Evans Farm, Ohio’s only community designed around the principles of new urbanism,will be the site of the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes. More…

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Twitter

Olentangy Soccer Campers And Counselors

22 Jun , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Welcomes New Executive Director

22 Jun , 2019  

SourcePoint’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Fara Waugh, LISW-S, to the position of executive director. Waugh succeeds Robert Horrocks, founding executive director of the nonprofit organization, who in January announced his intention to retire this year. More…

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Twitter

Zoo Wants You To Join It In The Plastic Free EcoChallenge

21 Jun , 2019  

Delaware

City Of Delaware Shares New Set Of Questions With Citizens

21 Jun , 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…

Delaware County

County EMS Receives American Heart Association Award

21 Jun , 2019  

For the sixth year in a row, Delaware County’s Emergency Medical Services Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. This year’s award makes them one of only eight EMS agencies in Ohio, out of nearly 1,500, to receive this national honor every year since its inception. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Thirty Thousand Expected For Independence Day Fireworks

20 Jun , 2019  

The calendar is inching toward the end of June, and the Fourth of July holiday is beginning to come into view.

Speaking of Independence Day, this year Byers Auto Group, Meijer, and OhioHealth are again the main sponsors of the City of Delaware fireworks show. Each renewed their pledges – Byers as the Presenting Sponsor, Meijer as the Grand Finale Sponsor, and OhioHealth as the Community Spirit Sponsor – for the July 4 spectacle. More…

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