1808Delaware

Hand-Picked Delaware County News: Thursday

18 Jul , 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 Thursday
Hi 92º | 20% chance of precipitation | Chance of rain returns this weekend

Delaware Gazette:

Delaware County Foundation president to retire
County EMA issues excessive heat warnings
Liberty Twp. trustees give notice of TIF
Police event reels in big turnout

ThisWeek News:

Westerville school board sends two issues to fall ballot

Powell/Lewis Center, Schools

Powell’s Village Academy Has Closed

18 Jul , 2019  

In a statement made on its website earlier this week, the Village Academy Board of Trustees announced that the institution would not reopen for another school year.

The statement shared in part, “Over the past years, the School has worked to increase enrollment, minimize expenses and bolster giving by our supporters in the community. Yet our overall enrollment and giving have not reached the level needed for us to continue to operate. More…

Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Receiving Federal Funds Through ODNR

18 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is distributing more than $485,000 of federal funds to 18 counties, which will primarily go toward improving schools and roads. Counties receiving funding include Athens, Delaware, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, Scioto, Vinton, Washington, Licking, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Trumbull. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Classic Cars During A Classic Summer

18 Jul , 2019  

The 26th Delaware Classic Car Show, sponsored by Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware, is this Saturday in downtown Delaware.

Admission to the show is free. Registration begins at 7 AM and trophy presentations at 4 PM. New this year is a live concert, from 5 to 7 PM by the Reaganomics. More…

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Twitter

Cheshire And Piatt Road Update

17 Jul , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Join In A Delaware Lake Clean-Up This Saturday

17 Jul , 2019  

Partnering organizations from across Delaware County are convening at the Delaware State Park Beach this Saturday to make a difference for the local natural environment.

The Olentangy Watershed Alliance is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by hosting a clean-up at Delaware Lake. More…

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Delaware

Delaware Water Main Project To Begin

16 Jul , 2019  

The City of Delaware will undertake a water main replacement project along Lincoln Avenue, from Euclid Avenue to Forest Avenue; and along Forest, from Lincoln to Elmwood Drive. More…

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Schools

Delaware Teacher Recognized In Educator Of The Year Awards

16 Jul , 2019  

Instructure has announced the winners of its inaugural Educator of the Year Awards at the annual InstructureCon edtech conference. One of those recipients, chosen from educators across the country, was a teacher with Delaware City Schools.

Building on the success of the 2018 awards, the Educator of the Year Awards recognizes outstanding educators working to further teaching as well as shape the next generation of students. This year’s six winners represent education innovation in both the K-12 and higher education fields. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Hops And History Combine In Columbus

15 Jul , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Today we look a bit to the past while celebrating the tates of summer. More…

Life in Delaware County

COSI Science Festival Is Coming In 2020

15 Jul , 2019  

Coming off of a successful 2019 COSI Science Festival, COSI has announced the dates of the 2020 COSI Science Festival along with the addition of new partner cities where events will be held.

One of those communities is right here in Delaware County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Crazy For You First Summer Enrichment Series Production

14 Jul , 2019  

Enjoy the talents of Westerville City School District students at the inaugural Summer Enrichment Series production of Crazy For You, taking place from July 18-21 at Westerville North High School.=

This historic event brings students from all WCSD middle schools and high schools together for the first time. Students in grades 8-12 have participated in a six week rehearsal process under the direction and supervision of all three high school directors and a team of professionals. More…

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History/Tourism

Tour The Town

14 Jul , 2019  

There’s a different kind of “parade of homes” taking place soon in Delaware County. Unlike the just-built variety at Evans Farm, this one showcases structures with a few more years under their belts.

The Delaware County Historical Society is hosting the Historic Stratford Mill Town Tour on Sunday, August 11 from 2 PM to 5 PM in the vicinity of the Stratford Road/US 23 intersection. More…

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Life in Delaware County

First Ohio Measles Case Confirmed

13 Jul , 2019  

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH has confirmed the state’s first measles case of 2019. The young adult from Stark County recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases. ODH is currently not disclosing additional information about the infected individual. More…

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