Business

Macys Closes Three Ohio Stores; Polaris Not Included

10 Jan , 2020  

Another round of retail closing news has hit, this time including the shuttering of three Macys Department Stores in Ohio.

Closing will be the facilities at Northgate Mall in Cincinnati, the Stow-Kent Plaza in Stow, and the Ohio Mall in St. Clairsville. These are a part of 30 Macys stores closing nationwide. More…

Delaware County

County Jail Improves Security

10 Jan , 2020  

Delaware County Jail steps up security with new body scanner

Delaware County Jail officials are advancing security measures behind bars. About one month ago, a new body scanner was installed, that can pinpoint if someone being booked in the jail has a weapon or drugs on them, or inside their body.

Life in Delaware County

Delaware Council To Hear MORPC 2020-2050 Transportation Plan

10 Jan , 2020  

The first regular meeting of the year for Delaware City Council will see that body consider a handful of resolutions and one ordinance, the latter being the third reading on the annexation of 43.847 acres of land known as The Evans Farm Delaware LLC Annexation.

Also on Council’s agenda, a copy of which can be found below, is a presentation of the MORPC 2020-2050 Transportation Plan by Maria Schaper, MORPC Transportation Planning Manager. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware Shares Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

9 Jan , 2020  

City of Delaware offices are closed Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As a result, there will be no refuse collection that day.

Residential refuse and recycling crews will operate on the “next day” collection schedule beginning Tuesday, January 21, and continuing through Saturday, January 25, to complete the week’s collections. All accounts, commercial and residential, utilizing dumpsters for collections will remain on the normal weekly collection schedule for the week. More…

Ohio Wesleyan University

It’s Time For Winter Community Day

9 Jan , 2020  

You’re invited to join the Bishop Backers on January 25 for Winter Community Day 2020, a free Delaware celebration held in Ohio Wesleyan University’s Branch Rickey Arena and Gordon Field House, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

The family-friendly event will include free on-campus parking and free admission to both a Delaware Expo showcasing local nonprofits and businesses and an Ohio Wesleyan women’s and men’s varsity basketball doubleheader. More…

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Sports

Bishop Basketball Falls To Oberlin

9 Jan , 2020  

Oberlin Rallies Past Men’s Basketball – Ohio Wesleyan University Athletics

Senior guard Jaret Gerber (Worthington/Thomas Worthington) hit a 3-pointer that gave Ohio Wesleyan the lead early in overtime, but Oberlin rallied for a win in a North Coast Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday in Oberlin. Senior post Tim Kiefer (North Olmsted/Cleveland St.

Life in Delaware County

Missing Man In Delaware

8 Jan , 2020  

Delaware police looking for missing man

Police said 59-year-old Clyde Britton was last seen on Spring Street in Delaware on Jan. 3.

1808Delaware, History/Tourism

Nominate A Favorite Local Landmark

8 Jan , 2020  

As 2020 begins, we here at 1808Delaware are reaching out to our readers with a request.

Our sister site, 1812Blockhouse,  has shared details about pieces of local history that dot Richland County throughout the last 3 2/ years. Through our Landmarks of Mansfield series and our Landmarks of Richland series, we have presented research on over 40 buildings, monuments, and downtowns. More…

Business

70 Year Old NW Ohio Greenhouse Bought By Delaware Company

8 Jan , 2020  

Longtime Swanton greenhouse bought – Fulton County Expositor

By David J. Coehrs – dcoehrs@aimmediamidwest.com A hometown staple in Swanton for more than 70 years has been purchased by a Delaware, Ohio, company. The sale of Schmidt Brothers Inc. to Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse Co. was closed Dec. 27. The company took over operation of the 14 1/2-acres of greenhouses at 420 N.

Business

LinkedIn Local Comes To Delaware County

8 Jan , 2020  

It calls itself “one of the hottest events on the planet” held, according to its website, in 90 countries and in 1100 cities.

It’s LinkedIn Local Columbus, the central Ohio participant in the international LinkedIn Local phenomenon, and later this month it’s coming to Delaware County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Toys Galore This Sunday

7 Jan , 2020  

Take a step into the past this weekend at the 17th Annual FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show at Buckeye Valley High School.

This show features over 40 tables with vintage and new farm toys, fair collectibles, Nascar items, jewelry, and much more. Also scheduled is the following: More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Looks Back At 2019, Ahead To 2020

7 Jan , 2020  

2019 Year in Review

This is “2019 Year in Review” by City of Powell on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

OWU

Middle School Musicians To Descend On OWU

7 Jan , 2020  

The Department of Music at Ohio Wesleyan University is not only home to many fine musical ensembles that present concerts throughout the academic year, it also hosts budding musicians who come together to learn from talented instructors and directors.

Such will be the case later this month, when OWU hosts the OWU Middle School Honor Band Festival. Nearly 175 middle school students from across the state will practice and then perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

State Of The City On January 16

6 Jan , 2020  

Chamber Event: Third Thursday – January 2020 – Annual State of the City

presents The Annual State of the City with Delaware City Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle City Manager Tom Homan sponsored by Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:45 – 1:00 p.m. SourcePoint 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware 43015 Cost includes a buffet lunch ~ Check-in begins at 11:45 Chamber members: $20 Non-Chamber members: $25 RSVP …

In Our Backyard

In Our Backyard: Columbus Winter Beerfest

6 Jan , 2020  

With the new year. 1808Delaware is expanding our coverage to highlight attractions and events within easy driving distance of Delaware Countians. We’re calling this new set of postings, “In Our Backyard.” This will be in addition to our regular coverage of Delaware County happenings.


Columbus Winter Beerfest – 10th Annual

The 10th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest is back again January 17th & 18th in the spacious Columbus Convention Center! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! HUNDREDS of Craft Beers, Thousands of Craft Beer Fans! Proceeds benefit Animal Rescue Partners.