Delaware County

County EMS Citizens Academy Returns

19 Feb , 2019  

The Delaware County Emergency Medical Services department has announced the return of its Citizens Academy. This free weekly course provides Delaware County residents with a hands-on and up-close education about emergency services in the county.

Beginning March 14 and continuing for 10 weeks, Citizens Academy participants will attend an evening class every Thursday from 7 PM to 9 PM and during two Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM. Classes will take place at EMS headquarters, located at 10 Court St. in downtown Delaware, and occasionally at EMS stations in the county. More…

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County Haz-Mat Drills Next Week

17 Jan , 2019  

A number of Delaware County agencies will conduct hazardous-materials training drills from Tuesday, January 22, through Thursday, January 24, inside the historic Delaware County Courthouse. The building is located at 91 N. Sandusky St. in downtown Delaware, at the northwest corner of Sandusky Street and Central Avenue.

The drills will take place during normal business hours, 8 AM to 5 PM, each day. More…

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Delaware County CSEA Recognized By Commissioners For State Awards

15 Jan , 2019  

On Monday, the Delaware County Commissioners recognized the County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency for the awards it recently received from the State of Ohio’s Office of Child Support.

The CSEA helps parents and children by establishing paternity, locating individuals who have a duty to pay child support, supporting the enforcement of support and medical orders, and enforcing the collection of support payments. More…

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Man Indicted After Alleged Burglary; Enters Not Guilty Plea

12 Jan , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 40-year-old Nathaniel E. Worsham of Galena.

Charges come after a 911 call on December 30, 2018 reporting a burglary in progress. “An elderly couple returned to their Galena home to find an unknown male inside their residence,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “The husband held the man at gunpoint while his wife alerted authorities.” More…

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Aggravated Vehicular Assault Charges Filed By Delaware County Prosecutor

9 Jan , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Bill of Information against 37-year-old David A. Crawford of Upper Arlington.

A Bill of Information is an official filing of charges without a grand jury presentation. A Bill of Information was filed in this case because parties agreed to the charge before having to go before a grand jury. More…

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Agricultural Easement Purchase Program Applications Now Available

4 Jan , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) provides funding to assist in the preservation of farmland throughout Ohio. The program operates through the purchase of easements from landowners who volunteer to maintain their land under agricultural uses in perpetuity. More…

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Commissioners Approve $113 Million Budget For 2019

22 Dec , 2018  

On Thursday, the Delaware County Board of Commissioners approved its budget for 2019. The $113,275,365 figure approved for General Fund expenditures increases operating expenditures by 4.3 percent over 2018 levels. This increase will allow for some modest increases in staffing and a 3.0 percent raise in salaries for non-union employees.

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Delaware County Judge Named To National Board

28 Nov , 2018  

Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge David Hejmanowski has been named to the Board of Fellows of the National Center for Juvenile Justice. Hejmanowski, who succeeded Kenneth J. Spicer as judge in 2015, will serve on the board’s Advisory Committee for the 2018-2019 term. More…

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County Communities Invited To Apply For Trail Funding

14 Nov , 2018  

The Delaware County Trail Committee is launching the Trail Assistance Program for 2019 and invites Delaware County communities and organizations to apply for funding.

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners will be budgeting $100,000 in grant money to assist in the construction of trails within the county. The Delaware County Trail Committee will accept grant applications through January 31, 2019. More…

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County Health Improvement Plan Completed, Available For Comment

6 Nov , 2018  

The Delaware County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) has been completed and is posted for public comment on the Delaware General Health District’s website.

The Health District is asking community residents to visit this site to review the action plan and post any comments or suggestions by November 19. The CHIP is available for public comment on the Plans and Data page of DelawareHealth.org. Residents can review the document and post any comments, concerns or questions. More…

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Addresses For Delaware County Buildings To Change In 2019

2 Nov , 2018  

The addresses for two Delaware County buildings will change as of January 1, 2019. The Delaware County Courthouse’s address will change from 110 N. Sandusky St. to 117 N. Union St. and the Rutherford B. Hayes Administrative Building’s address will change from 140 N. Sandusky St. to 145 N. Union St. More…

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Commissioners Seek Metropolitan Housing Authority Member

1 Nov , 2018  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners currently is seeking to appoint one member to fill an unexpired term that expires February 22, 2021, on the Metropolitan Housing Authority. Members shall be residents of the City of Delaware or Radnor Township. More…

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Proposed Blues Creek Development To Be Discussed At Special Ostrander Council Meeting

22 Oct , 2018  

Ongoing public conversation about the proposed Blues Creek Planned Residential Development will continue on Monday night as Ostrander Village Council holds a special meeting. An Executive Session will be held at 6:30 PM, and the public meeting will take place immediately afterward. More…

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Delaware County Election Officials Recognized

20 Oct , 2018  

Out of 35,000 precinct election officials in Ohio this year, five were awarded the Ohio Secretary of State’s Precinct Election Officials Red Carpet award this year for services “above and beyond” the call of duty. And this year, two out of those five honorees came from Delaware County. More…

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Shop With A Cop This Christmas

15 Oct , 2018  

As we noted in a recent story, Christmas shopping time is nearing. Decorations are appearing on store shelves, and holiday planning has begun in many corners of Delaware County.

Speaking of such things, the annual fun which is “Shop with a Cop,” a program of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, is now accepting applications for the 2018 shopping experience. More…

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