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New Genoa Township Police Station Planning Underway

2 Jan , 2019  

Grateful to voters for supporting a bond levy to build a new police station, Genoa Township is moving ahead with the planning process.

As with any project, much work is required before construction can begin. An architect is currently working with staff and Trustees to finalize the design development and preparing the construction documents required to obtain bids from construction companies. More…

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Sign Up Underway For Upper Big Walnut Creek Watershed Quality Program

1 Jan , 2019  

Agricultural producers have an incentive to manage their operations with a conservation outlook since their livelihood depends on the quality of the soil and water they use to produce the food, fiber, forage, and fuel for the world’s growing population. The Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has announced new funding available for the Upper Big Walnut Creek Watershed through the Promoting Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Phosphorus Project. More…

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2018 Saw Improved Air Quality In Central Ohio

31 Dec , 2018  

In its recently released Air Quality Monitoring End of Season Report for Central Ohio, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) reported good news in 2018 for Central Ohio residents – especially those with respiratory conditions.

MORPC is part of a network of agencies across the country that issues daily air quality forecasts and notifies the public when air pollution levels are considered to be unhealthy for sensitive groups of people. MORPC monitors for two main air pollutants that are a threat to public health in Central Ohio: ground-level ozone pollution and particle pollution (PM2.5). More…

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Registration Open For One Community Conference

29 Dec , 2018  

Olentangy Local Schools has issued an invitation to the fifth annual ONE COMMUNITY Conference on Saturday, February 2 from 8 AM to 4 PM at Olentangy Berlin High School, 3140 Berlin Station Road in Delaware.

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Powell Parks & Rec Offering Wide Range Of Classes For Children And Adults

28 Dec , 2018  

Does your child aspire to be a chef, artist, athlete, writer, gymnast or actor/actress? Check out an array of classes this upcoming winter and spring to help build their skills in the City of Powell Parks & Recreation Guide. Check out several classes for adults, including yoga, pickleball clinic programs, art and more.

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Winter Olentangy

28 Dec , 2018  

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Population Estimates Show Extent Of Central Ohio Population Boom

26 Dec , 2018  

Central Ohio is on track to become a region of 3 million people by 2050, according to the latest population estimates from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). The estimates are developed annually by MORPC to provide up-to-date insights into the patterns of growth in the 15-county region.

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Take A Hike To Start The Year Off Right

24 Dec , 2018  

There are two opportunities to begin your 2019 with hikes through nature in Delaware County.

A “New Year’s Day Hike” will start things off at 10 AM on Tuesday. This is the a healthy hike led by Preservation Parks’ volunteer Len Fisher through the woods and prairies of Deer Haven Park and Havener Park. Afterward, put up your feet a bit and warm up with a hot beverage and cookies by the fireplace in the visitors center.

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Record Holiday Traffic Expected In Ohio, ODOT Says

23 Dec , 2018  

AAA is forecasting that a record-4.6 million Ohioans will travel more than 50 miles from home this holiday. More than 90 percent of those Ohioans will travel by vehicle.

The last time Christmas fell on a Tuesday, 2012, Ohio roads experienced a 37 percent increase in traffic volume, according to Ohio Department of Transportation traffic count stations.”We expect to see a lot of vehicles on Ohio’s highways this holiday season, especially between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. over the weekend before Christmas,” said Dave Gardner, manager of the ODOT Traffic Monitoring Section.

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Find A Christmas Eve Service

23 Dec , 2018  

Christmas Eve 2018 falls on a Monday, which makes for interesting service time schedules for Delaware County’s Christian faith communities. Most churches are holding services on both Sunday and Monday.

Here is a current list of known Christmas services. If you have one we can add to this list, please send it to: 1808delaware@gmail.com. We will be updating and re-publicizing this list through Monday afternoon. Services are on Monday unless otherwise noted. Thank you to all who submitted dates and times.

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Man Indicted After Jewelry Reported Missing

22 Dec , 2018  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an eight-count indictment against 32-year-old William Ryan Yerian of Oak Hill, Ohio.

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Kasich Signs 31 New Measures Into Law

20 Dec , 2018  

Ohio has several new laws on the books, each of which will become effective at some point in the coming months.

Each was signed by Governor Kasich after passage during the lame duck session of the Ohio General Assembly.

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