Life in Delaware County

HIstorical Society Board Welcomes New Members

23 Feb , 2020  

Recently two new members were welcomed to serve on the board of directors for the Delaware County Historical Society.

Ceena Dinovo Baker, a lifelong Delaware resident, was elected to serve a three-year term from 1/2020 to 12/2022. She previously served on the boards of the Delaware Community Market, People in Need, the Grady Hospital Auxiliary Board and currently serves on the board of the Delaware County District Library. She has been employed as a CPA and Senior Manager for 30 years at Maloney + Novotny LLC. More…

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In Our Backyard

In Our Backyard: Home & Garden Show Runs Through March 1

23 Feb , 2020  

Dispatch Home & Garden Show

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Life in Delaware County

Scouting Service Projects Available At Local State Parks

23 Feb , 2020  

Scouts and their leaders who are looking for service projects need look no further than at Delaware and Alum Creek State Parks. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has made information available about service opportunities at the parks easy to access through an online interface.

Though a link on the Resources for Scouts page on the ODNR website, details on each opportunity is available as well as sign-up instructions. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware Recognized For Leading On Sustainability

22 Feb , 2020  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has announced that it has certified the cities of Bexley and Delaware as the most recent Sustainable2050 communities to achieve an elevated status for their actions to promote sustainability. 

Sustainable2050 is a program that supports communities’ sustainability efforts through direct technical assistance, collaboration and recognition. Each member’s tier status – Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum – is determined by the number of eligible activities it carries out in five categories corresponding to MORPC’s Regional Sustainability Agenda. The categories are: energy consumption; natural resources; economic opportunity; sustainable neighborhoods; and collaboration. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Are Any Of These In Delaware County?

22 Feb , 2020  

Wealthiest 25 Central Ohio ZIP codes average $92,931 in median household income – Columbus Business First

Which Central Ohio ZIP codes pull down the highest median household incomes? We ranked ZIPs in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union counties based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014-18 five-year estimates from the American Community Survey. Only ZIPs with populations of 10,000 or more are included in the list.

Ohio Wesleyan University

Faculty Exhibition Opens This Coming Week At the Ross Art Museum

22 Feb , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s fine arts faculty will share their latest creations and expertise in “From the Studio,” a new exhibition on display from February 25 through April 5 at the university’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum. A free, public reception with the OWU artists will be held at 5 PM on February 26 at the museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

In explaining their 2019-2020 biennial exhibit, the artists state: More…

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Life in Delaware County

Tap Into The Season At Camp Lazarus

21 Feb , 2020  

It’s time for the 2020 Maple Fest at Camp Lazarus, a family event full of food and fun.

The event takes place on March 7 and again on March 14 from 9 AM to 4 PM. More…

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Business

Polaris Location Not Closing In Latest Round

21 Feb , 2020  

Pier 1 closing Groveport distribution hub amid bankruptcy – Columbus Business First

One of the casualties of Pier 1 Imports Inc.’s bankruptcy will be its Groveport distribution center. In a notice filed with the state, the retailer revealed that it is closing the distribution and fulfillment center at 5235 Westpoint Dr. and will lay off its 75 employees beginning April 10.

Delaware County

New Good Deeds Workshops Set

21 Feb , 2020  

The Delaware County officials who created the now popular “Good Deeds” program have announced new dates and locations for future workshops.

These informational presentations highlight how the probate court process works as it relates to Real Property records and all titled vehicles. They also connect residents with local attorneys who can assist them in re-writing a Real Property deed for a nominal flat fee. More…

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Westerville

Westerville Schools Looks At Boundaries

20 Feb , 2020  

The future opening of a new elementary and a new middle school in the Westerville City School District has created a need for the realignment of attendance boundaries at those instructional levels. Two committees, one to develop elementary boundaries and one to develop middle school boundaries, will begin their work this month. More…

Life in Delaware County

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Set for Release

20 Feb , 2020  

During the fall of 2019, over 13,000 Delaware County students in grades 6th-12th were surveyed across four public school districts in an effort to assess what types of health behaviors they’re participating in, and now the results are back.

On Monday, March 30, from 9-11 AM, the results from the 2019-2020 Delaware County Youth Risk Behavior Survey will be released to the public through a community data release event hosted by Delaware Area Career Center. More…

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