Life in Delaware County

Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Less Than A Month Away

4 Jul , 2019  

The State of Ohio will exempt certain school supplies and clothing from the state sales tax during the first weekend in August.

The three-day sales tax break will be Friday, August 2 at 12 AM to Sunday, August 4 at 11:59 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Planning A Garage Sale In Delaware? Here Are The Rules And Regs

2 Jul , 2019  

From the City of Delaware:

Garage and yard sale season is here and residents are reminded of the City’s regulations for such sales, as well as related sign regulations. More…

Life in Delaware County

Music And Fireworks

2 Jul , 2019  

It’s almost here – the Central Ohio Symphony’s traditional Fourth of July Concert, followed by the City of Delaware’s annual fireworks extravaganza.

From 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, join the Symphony for their 34th annual holiday concert featuring your favorite patriotic music including the 1812 Overture, complete with cannon blasts! More…

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Life in Delaware County

SourePoint 2020 Grant Applications Now Available

1 Jul , 2019  

Applications are now available for the 2020 funding of community programs that service Delaware County residents ages 55 and older. SourcePoint annually awards funding to local service organizations to help address the diverse needs of the county’s older population. More…

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Life in Delaware County

All Aboard!

1 Jul , 2019  

Did you know that each month you have the opportunity to experience train travel, right here in Delaware County? One comes up on July 20 and 21.

The Delaware County Model Railroader Group throws open the doors of their installation once a month for visitors to experience the fun of railroading on a smaller scale. At the Sandel Legacy Trail House, view model trains (HO scale) travel through a miniature village and countryside.

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Life in Delaware County

Calling All Families: Come On Downtown!

30 Jun , 2019  

The Fourth Annual Delaware Family Festival will be coming to West Winter Street on Saturday, July 13.

The Festival is a block-party style event sponsored by a group of neighboring non-profit organizations and churches in the Winter Street area designed to build community and fellowship More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County District Library Receives Coveted Public Relations Award

27 Jun , 2019  

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has awarded eight libraries across the country with this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards. One of those receiving the award was the Delaware County District Library. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Ostrander Fourth Of July Lineup Announced

25 Jun , 2019  

We’re happy to share information about a Fourth of July lineup — with fireworks — in yet another Delaware County community. The Ostrander Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for the village’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Senior Appliance Pickup Available Again

24 Jun , 2019  

A popular initiative aimed at making life easier for Delaware County’s senior residents is returning.

The Senior Appliance Pickup service is again available to older adults looking to rid themselves of any electronics and appliances. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Chalk It Up For Freedom

23 Jun , 2019  

The July First Friday event hosted by Main Street Delaware will be an opportunity to join art and love of country.

Chalk It Up for Freedom is an opportunity to turn the streets of downtown into art. Come celebrate freedom at a family-friendly event on the evening of July 5. More…

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Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Welcomes New Executive Director

22 Jun , 2019  

SourcePoint’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Fara Waugh, LISW-S, to the position of executive director. Waugh succeeds Robert Horrocks, founding executive director of the nonprofit organization, who in January announced his intention to retire this year. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Thirty Thousand Expected For Independence Day Fireworks

20 Jun , 2019  

The calendar is inching toward the end of June, and the Fourth of July holiday is beginning to come into view.

Speaking of Independence Day, this year Byers Auto Group, Meijer, and OhioHealth are again the main sponsors of the City of Delaware fireworks show. Each renewed their pledges – Byers as the Presenting Sponsor, Meijer as the Grand Finale Sponsor, and OhioHealth as the Community Spirit Sponsor – for the July 4 spectacle. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Registration Open For ZOOlentangy

20 Jun , 2019  

Register now for ZOOlentangy, the newest, most-exciting Olentangy community event, hosted by the Olentangy Education Foundation. ZOOlentangy will be held at The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Friday, August 9 from 6 PM to 10 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Liberty Township Cautions About Recycling Drop-Off Location

19 Jun , 2019  

Liberty Township is concerned about activity at one of Delaware County’s recycling drop-off locations.

There have been some serious dumping issues at the recycling drop-off bins at Wyandot Run Elementary School. Items that have been left at the drop-off bins are not recyclable. In one case, contamination in two of the bins required the contents to be landfilled. For this reason, residents are asked to refrain from dumping unacceptable items at the recycling drop-off location. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Celebrate The Great Olentangy

18 Jun , 2019  

The 6th Annual Northern Olentangy Watershed Festival is this Saturday, June 22 at Mingo Park, 500 E. Lincoln Avenue in Delaware.

The festival encourages land and water stewardship with a focus on the Upper Olentangy River Watershed. The event will have food trucks, raffle prizes, information booths from environmental organizations, a rain barrel raffle, a rubber duck race on the Olentangy River, live river critters, and more. More…

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