Business

CBD Store Opens At Tanger Outlets

16 Sep , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

You may have heard about Cannabidiol, the second most active ingredient of cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana. More likely you heard the initials “CBD” in conversation, which is how Cannabidiol is commonly known.

Delaware County is now home to an outlet selling products made from CBD.

High Street CBD has been open in Columbus’ Short North area (at 970 North High Street) for some time, however they have now opened a second location. This time, it’s in Delaware County at the Tanger Outlets near I 71 and Routes 36/37 west of Sunbury. More…

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Business

Lewis Center Giant Eagle Closing In October

4 Sep , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

A bit over 20 years ago, Giant Eagle opened its first stores in the Columbus metro area.

One of the locations was at 55 Meadow Park Avenue off of US23, near Powell Road. That store will be closing its doors next month, with employees being offered positions as other area Giant Eagle locations.

The nearest such stores are in Powell and Westerville. Over 20 others dot the Columbus area map. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

A Bit Of Italy Opens Next Week On Gemini Place

1 Sep , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Next week, the curtain will open on the next chapter of Columbus’ well-known Italian market and restaurant, Carfagna’s.

That new chapter is being written right here in Delaware County.

On Sunday, September 7, the curtain opens on the new Carfagna’s Famous Market & Ristorante will include a deli, liquor shop, expanded tasting venues, bakery, and restaurant with additional seating capacity. More…

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Business

Columbus Company Acquires Local Fiber Network

31 Aug , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

Horizon, a fiber-optic broadband company operating out of Columbus, Ohio, has announced that it has acquired Consolidated Cooperative‘s commercial fiber business to expand its Midwest footprint and better meet the needs of its growing customer base. The acquisition adds 450 miles of fiber into Horizon’s existing Columbus network and extends it north through Delaware, Marion and Richland counties. Consolidated will retain its residential fiber internet services.

Consolidated Cooperative serves more than 18,000 consumers in Central Ohio with electric, gas, and fiber internet services. Consolidated initiated its commercial fiber services in 2009. Its separate residential fiber internet business was launched in 2017.

“Horizon remains committed to expanding its network capabilities and geographic reach in order to continue meeting the evolving communications and connectivity needs of businesses and communities throughout the Midwest,” says James Capuano, Chief Executive Officer of Horizon. More…

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Business

UDF In Delaware To Receive New Renewable Fuel Dispenser Through USDA Grant

26 Aug , 2021  

By 1808Delaware, USDA Press Release

Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels (PDF, 177 KB) by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states.

USDA is making the awards under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The funding will help significantly increase the use of biofuels derived from U.S. agricultural products and prioritize climate-smart solutions that will help rural America build back better.

“Investments like these increase opportunities for American consumers to make climate-smart decisions and move the country closer to President Biden’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,” Maxson said. “By expanding the availability of higher-blend biofuels, we’re giving consumers more environmentally-friendly fuel choices when they fill up at the pump and stimulating an important market for U.S. farmers and ranchers.” More…

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Business

Delaware County Reportedly Gettin’ A Dunkin’

16 Aug , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

The Columbus Dispatch has announced that Delaware County is finally getting a Dunkin’ Donuts location.

Just barely, that is.

The location, according to the Dispatch article, is the Windsor Bay Retail Center at the corner of County Line and Sunbury Roads near Hoover Reservoir, which is just inside the Delaware County line. Other stores in the Center include Westerville ACE Hardware and Next Level Fitness. More…

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Business

Kids’ Hair Cutting Establishment Coming To Westar

16 Aug , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

Do you remember your very first haircut? Chances are you may not.

Kids are sure to remember their trips to Delaware County’s newest haircutting establishment, one that caters to the youngest among us. It’s called Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids, and it will be opening this fall in Westerville.

Sharkey’s provides a unique experience for children’s haircuts featuring experienced stylists, an emphasis on cleanliness, and lots of fun. Speaking of fun, each cutting station has a child sitting in toy car vehicles, with 40 inch screens for watching their favorite cartoons or playing XBox or Playstation. More…

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Business

Delaware County Lands Second-Ever Dick’s Public Lands Store

12 Aug , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

There was good and bad news this year for a major anchor tenant at Polaris Fashion Place Mall.

In April, the Field & Stream store closed. Several months later, another retailer, also owned by Dick’s Sporting Goods, is poised to take its place.

The new Dick’s Public Lands will open in October. When it does so, it will be only the second to open anywhere in the country. Later this month, the first Public Lands will welcome customers to a location near Pittsburgh. More…

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Business

PPG Expanding Production Capacity At Delaware Facility

10 Aug , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

PPG has announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE Gloss coatings, at its Delaware plant.

PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing overvarnish capacity at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, packaging coatings facility will increase the company’s overall production of overvarnish coatings in the U.S. by 40%.

“Beverage can manufacturers around the world are facing unprecedented demand for their products,” said Todd White, PPG general manager, U.S. and Canada, and global strategic accounts, packaging coatings. “With this added capacity, we are committed to helping them meet that demand while adding more security to their supply chain for beverage can coatings.” More…

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Business

United Church Homes Acquires Delaware County Retirement Community

7 Aug , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

United Church Homes, Inc. (UCH) has acquired The Polaris Retirement Community from Polaris Retirement Living Properties, LP. The independent senior living community for those 55 and older has 136 one- and two-bedroom apartments and was developed in collaboration with Pittsburgh-based Graziano Construction and Development Company, Inc., and Sweetbay Senior Living.

The property is located at 9180 Antares Avenue north of Columbus, and will operate under the name United Church Homes, The Polaris Community. The community is pre-leasing now. Applications are being accepted online at www.polariscommunity.org or at 844-415-3065. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend; Here Are Some Tips

6 Aug , 2021  

Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday is this weekend, and the Ohio Attorney General’s office is providing information and tips on how best to take advantage of the event.

This year, Ohio’s sales tax holiday is from Friday, August 6, 2021 at 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

“We know many people will be shopping this weekend during the sales tax holiday, and we want to help them make the most of it,” Attorney General DeWine said. “It’s a good time to save money on clothes and other items, and there are things consumers can to do help minimize the risk of problems.” More…

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