1808Delaware

Hand-Picked Delaware County News: Monday

22 Apr , 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 Monday
Hi 73º | 10% chance of precipitation | Warmer this week
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Shooting range renovations underway – The Delaware Gazette

Sports

Buckeye Valley Summer Sports Camps Set

22 Apr , 2019  

The Buckeye Valley High School Baseball coaches and players will be hosting its annual Summer Youth Camp June 3, 4, and 5. Campers entering into grades 1 through 8 are invited to attend. The cost of the camp is $60 and each camp participant will receive a BV Baseball shirt. More…

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Life in Delaware County

City Of Delaware Flushing Its Hydrants

22 Apr , 2019  

One of the routine duties during spring for local cities is the flushing of water hydrants.

Hydrant flushing releases water at a high rate of speed. Through the procedure, an adequate amount of water flow can be assured for fire fighters, residents, and businesses. It also assists in maintaining water quality through the elimination of iron and mineral deposits from water mains. More…

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Business

Chase Sponsoring 2019 BIA Parade Of Homes

21 Apr , 2019  

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Chase is its presenting sponsor for the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes, to be held July 13-28 at the new Evans Farm development located in Lewis Center. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Connecting With The World

21 Apr , 2019  

This past week, Ohio Wesleyan University announced the awarding of more than $107,300 in spring semester Theory-to-Practice Grants to support 17 OWU Connection experiences around the world.

The OWU Connection uses Theory-to-Practice Grants, Travel-Learning Courses, internships and externships, semester abroad opportunities, and more to help students think big (understand issues from multiple academic disciplines), go global (gain international perspective), and get real (translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience). More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Regains Title As Ohio’s Fastest Growing County

20 Apr , 2019  

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Delaware County has regained its title as the fastest growing county in Ohio, based on the most recent annual population-growth rate. Though it never lost the lead in the growth rate since the last U.S. Census in 2010, last year was the first time in a long time that another county inched ahead. That was neighboring Union County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

How Safe Is Your Town?

19 Apr , 2019  

How safe are Delaware County and area cities as compared to the rest of Ohio?

SafeWise recently released its fifth annual Safest Cities report. The news was fairly good for the Buckeye State and the local area. More…

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Business

COhatch’s The Pub Opens This Month With The Side Street Festival

18 Apr , 2019  

It’s COhatch’s most innovative location to date, and it’s opening at Polaris Fashion Place later this month.

It’s called The Pub. As noted in the Instagram post below,the location is unique in providing both office space for daytime use and social/gathering space for the evening hours.

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Life in Delaware County

MORPC Joining City Of Columbus On Creating Regional Housing Strategy

18 Apr , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) and the City of Columbus recently announced that they are seeking proposals for a regional housing strategy as part of an overall strategy to deal with the shortage of affordable housing. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

It’s A Community Expo!

17 Apr , 2019  

The 2019 Community Expo and Job Fair arrives in Sunbury later this month, with lots to see and experience. For job seekers, this includes an opportunity to meet employers in the area who are looking for employees. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

A May Full Of Events and Commencement At OWU

17 Apr , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its May 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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1808Delaware

Thinking About Notre Dame

16 Apr , 2019  

From 1808Delaware Publisher Thomas Palmer:

I beg your indulgence today for a bit of reflection. I know this isn’t about Delaware County per se, but given Monday’s news from France I hope you’ll forgive me. I do know that many people in central Ohio feel a connection to that country.

When I was in my early 20s, I had occasion to live in Europe for almost two years. More specifically, I lived in France. During my time there I lived in several different locations, but the majority of that time I spent in Paris or its suburbs. More…

Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Accounting Fellows Named; Two Delaware Countians Included

16 Apr , 2019  

The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship at Ohio Wesleyan University has selected six students as 2019-2020 Accounting Fellows. Being selected as fellows gives the students access to enhanced internship, research, and other opportunities.

Two of these students have a Delaware County home base. More…

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