Delaware

Planning Commission To Consider Plans For Historic Church Building

29 Apr , 2019  

When the City of Delaware Planning Commission meets this Wednesday, they will be considering three measures related to the proposed creation of a new wedding venue for a historic Delaware church complex. More…

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Delaware

Health District Shares Plans for New Facility In Delaware

23 Apr , 2019  

At Monday evening’s meeting of Delaware City Council, some good news was shared with those in attendance by Health Commissioner Sheila Hiddleson of the Delaware General Health District.

Sharing that the District has “way outgrown” its current properties on Winter Street, Hiddleson conveyed the body’s hopes to relocate in the near future to a newly constructed facility within the city. More…

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Delaware

New City Of Delaware Fire Station To Be Dedicated: Video

12 Apr , 2019  

The latest addition to safety services in the City of Delaware is officially coming on line this Saturday during a Dedication and Open House at the new Station 304 of the City of Delaware Fire Department.

The City’s fourth station is located at 821 Cheshire, northwest of that street’s intersection with Glenn Avenue. It will be staffed by three firefighters at any given time. More…

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Delaware

The Wesleyan Inn Project Before City Board Wednesday For Further Action

10 Apr , 2019  

On Wednesday, the City of Delaware Board of Zoning Appeals will consider an application related to the construction of The Wesleyan Inn at 235 West William Street.

As noted in the variance application, the plan is to renovate and expand a former OWU dormitory into a three story, 43 room inn with 14,407 square feet of interior space. Having had a Conditional Use Permit and Preliminary Development Plan previously approved by City Council, the Final Development Plan is set to be before Council later this month. More…

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Delaware, Ohio Wesleyan University

City, University Create Public Utilities Internship

7 Apr , 2019  

The City of Delaware and Ohio Wesleyan University signed a memorandum of understanding this week creating a permanent OWU student internship within the city’s Department of Public Utilities and formalizing additional opportunities for city-campus collaboration.

The agreement creates one public utilities internship each semester for which the selected Ohio Wesleyan student will receive course credit. More…

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Delaware

Man Arrested In Downtown Delaware Hit-Skip: Updated

7 Apr , 2019  

NOTE: This story has been updated with new information released from the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office (see below):

Delaware Police arrested Devon T. Tosco, 24, of Delaware and charged him with a fourth-degree felony count of failing to stop after a March 16 accident in downtown Delaware. The charges stem from a traffic crash occurring at the intersection of William and Sandusky Streets, where a vehicle struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. More…

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Delaware

Parking Of The Future Arrives In Downtown Delaware Next Week

26 Mar , 2019  

It’s convenient. It’s easy. And it’s coming to a parking lot near you.

Visitors to downtown Delaware will soon have the ability to pay their parking meters with a credit or other bankcard. The new system will launch on April 1. More…

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Business, Delaware

Delaware Council To Consider CRA For Downtown Building Investment

25 Mar , 2019  

On Tuesday evening, Delaware City Council will consider approval of a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) agreement that would see a tax abatement to facilitate a $850,000 investment in a historic downtown building.

In specific, SELO BELNO LLC, which owns and operates the Son of Thurman restaurant at 5 North Sandusky Street, is looking to invest that sum to being commercial leased office space to the second and third floors of that structure. Those offices would include a new home for the restaurant’s offices as well. More…

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Delaware, Twitter

New Fire Station Open House Set

24 Mar , 2019  

Delaware

Delaware City Digest Looks At Central Ohio Symphony

23 Mar , 2019  

Friday’s edition of the Delaware City Digest included a look at the 40th anniversary season of the Central Ohio Symphony. Take a listen below.

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Delaware

The City Of Delaware Wants To Know Your Opinion

14 Mar , 2019  

The City of Delaware is continuing to use polling software to give citizens the opportunity to responds to questions on city matters.

As presented on its website, the City describes it this way:

“The City of Delaware is seeking public input on ideas and issues facing city government using Polco, an interactive web-based polling platform. Polco allows government officials to post questions directly to citizens and receive insightful, reliable data to drive local policy decisions.” More…

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Deliver Mail In Delaware

5 Mar , 2019  

What do the following historical figures have in common?

Actor Steve Carell. Abraham Lincoln. Walt Disney. Author William Faulkner.

Yes, they are all men. They also were, at one time, postmen – or, as they are now most often referred to as – letter carriers. More…

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Delaware, Schools

City Council, School Board To Hold Joint Meeting

28 Jan , 2019  

Monday evening brings the annual joint meeting of the City Council of the City of Delaware and the Delaware City Schools Board of Education.

During the meeting, the published agenda indicates that the joint bodies will discuss the following: More…

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Delaware

Delaware Historic Preservation Commission Approves 30 North Sandusky Project

24 Jan , 2019  

After a moderate amount of discussion, a staff presentation, and a question and answer session with the applicant, the City of Delaware Historic Preservation Commission approved on Wednesday the proposal of Manos Properties LLC – Sandusky Street Lofts for exterior improvements to the building at 30 North Sandusky Street.

As shared by staff, the building dates from 1869 and was built by Reynolds & Frank. In 1870, the third floor became the Masonic Lodge and was used as such for the next 65 years. In 1930, the storefronts housed a hardward store and billiards parlor. More…

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Delaware

City Of Delaware MLK, Jr. Holiday Week Refuse Collection

21 Jan , 2019  

City of Delaware offices are closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and there will be no refuse collection. Residential refuse and recycling crews will operate on the “next day” collection schedule, beginning Tuesday, January 22, and continuing through Saturday, January 26, to complete the week’s collections. More…

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