Life in Delaware County

Preservation Parks Opens Playgrounds

4 Jul , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware

As the summer progresses, additional venues open to allow Delaware Countians and all Ohioans more options for enjoying the warm weather. This is certainly true for the area’s outdoor parks, where social distancing can be easily practiced.

Preservation Parks has announced the opening of additional areas to accommodate visitors. More…

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Ohio Moves Toward Regional COVID Containment

3 Jul , 2020  

By: MahoningMatters Staff; 1808Delaware

In response to the statewide spike in coronavirus cases, Ohio will adopt a county-by-county strategy for containing the virus.

Govenor Mike DeWine announced Thursday the state’s implementation of a Public Health Advisory System. It consists of four levels, and levels are determined by seven indicators: More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning July 5

3 Jul , 2020  

By: ODOT District Six; 1808Delaware

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on July 5. More…

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Lights Of Liberty Through Sunday

2 Jul , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware

Think Christmas light displays but with a distinctly patriotic theme.

It’s “Lights of Liberty,” running each night through Sunday at the Westerville Sports Complex.

Each evening, between 9 PM and 11 PM, drive through the display of a digital light show synchronized to music streamed through a dedicated radio station. More…

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County United Way Grants More Than $300,000 In Emergency COVID Relief Grants

2 Jul , 2020  

United Way of Delaware County’s Covid-19 Community Relief Fund, established just one day after local schools closed in March, has now raised and granted more than $300,000 in emergency assistance to organizations serving the community.

A total of $306,067 has been raised through a combination of gifts from residents, service clubs, foundations, corporations and local governments. Of the funds raised, 100% have been invested in local community programs. More…

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Take Your Pic With Fireworks

1 Jul , 2020  

Life in Delaware County

Lawsuit Filed Against City Of Delaware For Violating Housing Laws, Dispatch Reports

30 Jun , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware

The Columbus Dispatch has reported that a federal class action lawsuit was filed Monday accusing the City of Delaware of violating federal fair housing laws.

The allegations state that these laws were violated because of inflated building fees intended to keep minorities out of the city. The City of Delaware issued a statement, the article stated, saying that ““We are confident that these claims lack merit and the City will ultimately prevail.”

The plaintiff, Seattle House LLC, owns the 240 unit Seattle House one and two bedroom apartment complex on US 36. It was approved in a split vote of Delaware City Council back in September 2018. More…

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Columbus Police Seek Help In Identifying Cabela’s Sunglass Thieves

29 Jun , 2020  

The Columbus Division of Police is asking for assistance in identifying suspects in the theft of over $4000 worth of sunglasses from Cabela’s on Gemini Place. Details and photos below. More…

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Catch A Zoovie This Holiday Weekend

28 Jun , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware; Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Have you been able to catch a “zoovie” this summer?

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium have been showing films in a “spin” on the drive-in movie experience. Each is a family-friendly movie shown on the“big screen set up in the Zoo’s northeast parking area.

Showing this weekend and next: More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning June 28

27 Jun , 2020  

By: ODOT District Six; 1808Delaware Staff

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on June 28. More…

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