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Celebrate The Holidays With Wildlights

17 Nov , 2019  

It’s beginning to look a lot like Wildlights season at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium! One of Central Ohio’s most cherished holiday traditions, Wildlights, efficiently powered by AEP Ohio, opened to the general public on Friday and will run through January 5.

This year marks the 31st Wildlights season with more holiday cheer than ever before. The entire Zoo will be transformed into a winter wonderland covered in millions of LED lights. Some of this year’s main Wildlights attractions include: More…

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Celebrate With Friends At Friendsgiving

15 Nov , 2019  

It’s an opportunity to celebrate the season, meet new friends, and enjoy great food.

Friendsgiving takes place on Wednesday, November 20 beginning at 6:00 PM. Hosted by [gath∙er] and Main Street Delaware, Inc. and in partnership with Bolton Insurance Agency and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Big Hill – The SJV Group, LLC, enjoy a traditional, made from scratch Thanksgiving meal presented by Fresh Start Cafe & Bakery. More…

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Santa Arrives at Polaris This Weekend

15 Nov , 2019  

That time is upon us yet again – when a jolly man in red and white starts making appearances in various central Ohio locations.

On November 17, Santa Claus will be arriving in the area’s largest indoor shopping experience, Polaris Fashion Place.

Santa’s Holiday Kickoff Parade takes place on Sunday afternoon at 1 PM. The parade will start in the food hall and will end at the Santa set. More…

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Delaware City Council To Hold Organizational Meeting

15 Nov , 2019  

It’s what cities all over Ohio are doing after the recent election — they are reorganizing and preparing for the next term of office.

In the case of Delaware City Council, that involves an organiational meeting, set for November 18 at 7 PM in Council Chambers. More…

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Delaware Man Found Not Guilty In Killing

14 Nov , 2019  

Trial begins for man accused of murder in Delaware County

The trial of a man accused of killing the fiance of his child’s mother begins Wednesday. Bryan Pemberton has been scheduled to appear in Delaware County Common Pleas Court for aggravated murder. Prosecutors say he shot and killed Ali Al Azirjawi to death on Stratford Road in Delaware in January 2018.

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Whirlwind Ohio State Park Tour Includes Local Stops

13 Nov , 2019  

An Ohio Department of Natural Resources Naturalist undertook a tour of all 75 Ohio state parks…with the surprising goal of visiting all 75 within 10 days.

As she traveled, ‘Naturalist Richelle’ used internet and social media to blog and vlog her trip, allowing others to follow her adventures. More…

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Survey To Identify County Residents’ Phsyical Actvity

13 Nov , 2019  

How physically active are you?

Preservation Parks of Delaware County is partnering with the Delaware General Health District to determine how to better serve our residents’ needs for physical activity.

Please take a brief survey about how you are physically active in Delaware County. More…

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Orange Township Holiday Celebration Set

11 Nov , 2019  

Make plans now and join your friends at the 3rd Annual Orange Township Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting.

This year’s edition will take place on Sunday, December 1 at Orange Township Hall from 4:00 PM to – 5:30 PM. More…

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Assistance Available For Veterans Seeking Jobs In Ohio

10 Nov , 2019  

With Veterans Day approaching, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reminds Ohio veterans of the assistance available to them through the agency’s programs, including a recent law change that allows spouses of transferred military members to collect unemployment benefits if the move forces them to quit their job.

“As a military-friendly employer and the state agency charged with providing employment services to veterans, we understand many of the challenges military families face,” said ODJFS Director Kimberly Hall. “We salute all veterans and military spouses for the sacrifices they have made.” More…

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Volunteers Help Make Delaware County a Great Place to Live

10 Nov , 2019  

Volunteers gathered on a recent Saturday to do good throughout local neighborhoods during the 13th annual Make A Difference Delaware County (MDDC) – the county’s single largest day of volunteering.

Volunteers of all ages and abilities started the day at this year’s kickoff sites at Camp Lazarus in Delaware, OH and Jessica Forman’s State Farm Insurance Office in Sunbury, OH. Following breakfast and project assignments, volunteers were dispatched to 54 homes of older adults around the county. More…

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Zoo Salutes Families On Veterans Day

9 Nov , 2019  

To honor our veterans and the sacrifices made to serve our nation, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will host its “Veterans Free Day at the Zoo” event on Monday, November 11. During this special event, military personnel, both past and present, and their immediate family can enjoy free admission to the Zoo for the day. More…

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Powell Holding Veterans Day Ceremony Monday

8 Nov , 2019  

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 AM Monday, Nov. 11 at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial in Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Live Election Results

6 Nov , 2019  

Live election results from the Delaware County Board of Elections can be accessed here.

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Historical Society To Hold Annual Meeting

5 Nov , 2019  

The Delaware County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on November 13 at 7:00 PM at the Barn at Stratford (2690 Stratford Road, Delaware).

The program portion of the meeting, which is free and open to the public, will feature guest speaker Tom Burns, portraying Hiram M. Perkins (1833 – 1924), who was an Ohio Wesleyan University professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Perkins and his family donated most of the funds to build Perkins Observatory located on US Route 23, just south of the city of Delaware. Burns will talk about the life of Perkins and the early history of the observatory. More…

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Pedestrian Stuck, Killed On US 23

5 Nov , 2019  

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on US 23 in Delaware County

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. 23 in Delaware County on Monday.