1808Delaware

Hand-Picked Delaware County News: Weekend Edition

25 Aug , 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 78º | 10% chance of rain | Beautiful day today

Delaware Gazette:

Liberty rolls out new engine
Improvements springing up throughout Galena
Speeding still an issue on Berlin Station Road
Hayes, Curry now honorary street names

ThisWeek News:

Delaware Hayes Roundup: Boys golf squad is ‘special group’
Delaware Hayes Roundup: Pacers set for rivalry clash with Buckeye Valley

Life in Delaware County

Suicide Prevention Walk Coming, Rain Or Shine

25 Aug , 2019  

HelpLine and the Delaware County Suicide Prevention Coalition will inspire hope, awareness and change on a community-wide level at the Ninth Annual Suicide Prevention Walk, on Saturday, September 7, 9 AM to noon, at Ohio Wesleyan University’s (OWU) Hamilton Williams Campus Center (Benes Room), 40 W. Rowland Ave., in Delaware. This rain or shine event is free and open to the public. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trips: A Festival Of Ohio Arts And Crafts

25 Aug , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance. 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’re turning our attention to a historic venue that is turning its attention to all things Buckeye. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Library Offers Access To Lynda.com

24 Aug , 2019  

If you are the owner of a Delaware County District Library library card, you and Lynda can get acquainted at no charge.

Now owned by LinkedIn, Lynda.com is a massive collection of more than 12,000 online video courses led by industry experts and designed for any skill level. More…

Twitter

Help Identify Sunglass Theft Suspects

24 Aug , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Breath Easier: Columbus Area, Including Delaware County, Meets Air Quality Standard

24 Aug , 2019  

This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA announced that the Columbus area, including Delaware County, is the first non-attainment area in the nation to meet the most recent federal air quality standard for ozone. Recent air monitoring data show the Columbus area now meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone in addition to all other federal air quality standards set to protect public health. More…

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Instagram

Freeman Road Update

23 Aug , 2019  

Schools

Risk Behavior Survey Being Conducted At Delaware County Schools

23 Aug , 2019  

The 2019/2020 Delaware County Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is being conducted with public-school districts across Delaware County.

This health survey is being given to students in grades 6–12 and is organized by the Delaware General Health District (DGHD). The survey will be taken electronically online during school hours with support from your school district. More…

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Genoa Township, Life in Delaware County

Genoa Township Launches Informational Site For Roads Levy

23 Aug , 2019  

Among the issues on the November 9 ballot in Delaware County, one would provide a 1.1 mill replacement and a 1.0 mill increase for roads in Genoa Township.

Stating that the intent was to provide information and not to endorse a position, Genoa Township Trustees have unveiled a website designed to do answer as many questions as possible. More…

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Delaware County

Commissioners Seeking Charity Participation In Payroll Deduction Plan

22 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from local charitable agencies for consideration to be included in a payroll-deduction contribution plan for interested County employees.

A charitable agency is considered a not-for-profit corporation, community chest, united fund, or other similar united community fund organization maintaining status as a tax-exempt IRS 501(c) (3) organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes with none of its earnings inured to any private shareholder or individual. More…

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Business

Central Ohio Unemployment Rates Inch Up

22 Aug , 2019  

This week, seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Ohio’s counties and larger cities were released. While the state’s rate remained steady, the rates in Delaware all adjacent counties increased incrementally from the month before.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in July, unchanged from June. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Preliminary Plan For 50 Lot Development To Be Reviewed

21 Aug , 2019  

Work in planning The Villas at Old Harbor East, a proposed 50 lot housing development at the corner of South Old State Road and Hollenback Road in Lewis Center, is moving forward.

On August 29, the preliminary plan for the development will be reviewed by the Delaware County Regional Planning Commission. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Register Today For Can You Dig It

21 Aug , 2019  

Step away from the barbell for a fun day of food trucks, music, and volleyball at the first annual “Can You Dig It” charity volleyball tournament presented by Delaware Fit Factory and The Food Truck Depot.

Proceeds of the event on September 28 from 10 AM to 5 PM are going to Turning Point, an organization that helps domestic violence victims and their families. More…

Ohio Wesleyan University

Event Lineup Announced At OWU

21 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its late August and September 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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