Ohio Wesleyan University

Noted Civil War Expert To Speak At OWU

9 Oct , 2019  

American Civil War and military history expert Joseph T. Glatthaar, Ph.D., will discuss “Generalship and Army Culture: A Study of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac” at 7:30 PM October 24 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More…

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On The Brink At The Strand

9 Oct , 2019  

Business

Multi-Tenant Food And Beverage Venue Coming To Polaris Fashion Place

9 Oct , 2019  

The game of reinvention continues in the retail world as online shopping is forcing changes in traditional, physical location shopping.

This is no more true than in the world of shopping malls. And this is certainly the case at central Ohio’s largest indoor shopping center, Polaris Fashion Mall.

Washington Prime Group Inc., the center’s owner, recently announced a new multi-tenant food and beverage venue slated to hit Columbus-based Polaris Fashion Place® in 2020. The venue will be home to an all-local culinary lineup, featuring at least two dining options at a time, with plans to incubate local food and beverage purveyors on a rotational basis. More…

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Delaware County

Public Hearing To Be Held On Olentangy Bridge, Home Road Projects

8 Oct , 2019  

Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to discuss the Delaware County Engineer’s bridge reconstruction project over the Olentangy River and the addition of three lanes to Home Road.

An information session will begin at 6 PM on Thursday, October 17, at the Delaware County Public Library – Orange Branch, 7171 Gooding Boulevard, Delaware, immediately followed by a hearing to accept public comments on the permit application. More…

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OWU, Sports

Team of Distinction Ceremony Set for October 19

8 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University will recognize its 1992-93 men’s golf team, its 1998 men’s soccer team, and its 2001 women’s soccer team as part of the University’s third annual Team of Distinction ceremony on Saturday, October 19, during Homecoming & Family Weekend.

The Team of Distinction was created to recognize individual teams that have distinguished themselves and made extraordinary contributions to OWU athletics. More…

Life in Delaware County

Things That Go Bump In The Night

8 Oct , 2019  

The creative space that is Boardman Arts Park will host a unique event later this month – the kind of evening you won’t soon forget!

Ghosts, goblins, food, frights, spirits, and music will combine to make for a perfect October pre-Halloween evening on Saturday, October 19 for Fright Night At The Park. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM and will last until 10:30 PM. More…

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History/Tourism

Courthouse Views

6 Oct , 2019  

On the way to the unveiling of the President Rutherford B. Hayes statue, we took a stop to see progress on the Historic Delaware County Courthouse. It was a beautiful, clear, crisp evening and, of course, restoration work had halted for the weekend.

We’re pleased to share a few of those photos with you today. More…

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History/Tourism

Society, City Celebrate Legacy of Delaware Native EWB Curry

6 Oct , 2019  

The Delaware County Historical Society is joining the City of Delaware in commemorating the life of a native son.

On October 9, the City will unveil two honorary street signs which will commemorate the life and work of Elmer Washington Bryant Curry (1871-1930), who was the first African American teacher in Delaware and founder of the Curry Institute. More…

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Orange Township

Orange Township Shares Levy Background Information

6 Oct , 2019  

With a stated intent to provide factual information and not with an intention to support, oppose or endorse a position, Orange Township has shared the following background concerning the 1 mill Parks & Recreation Levy and the .5 mill Road Renewal Levy appearing on the November 5 election ballot: More…

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Sports

Wabash Snaps OWU Win Streak

6 Oct , 2019  

Sophomore quarterback Zane Ries (Barberton) tossed a 22-yard touchdown pass to sophomore running back Marty Sesma (San Diego, Calif./Sweetwater) and senior kicker Anthony Sanfillipo (Delaware/Hayes) added a 24-yard field goal as Ohio Wesleyan rallied to within 24-13 early in the fourth quarter, but Wabash held off the Bishop comeback and held on for a North Coast Athletic Conference win on Saturday in Crawfordsville, Indiana. More…

Life in Delaware County

ODNR Encourages You To Go Leaf Peeping

6 Oct , 2019  

Even if you are not planning to go on a hike or pack up a tent and camp out this fall, you can take advantage of the easiest way to welcome fall with almost no effort required: leaf peeping. Leaf peeping is, simply put, just the act of looking at leaves to observe the color change that takes place during fall. This activity is so popular that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., maintains a Fall Color Forecast to help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the onset of fall in Ohio. More…

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Life in Delaware County

SAFE Delaware Awarded $50K Traffic Safety Grant

5 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $50,000 in federal traffic safety funding to the Delaware General Health District’s traffic safety coalition Safety Awareness for Everyone Delaware County (SAFE) for federal fiscal year 2020.

“Partnerships are critical to the success of any safety effort and we are committed to working with safety partners to address traffic safety concerns in Delaware County,” said SAFE Coordinator Jackie Bain. More…

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Paraguayan Ambassador Visits Hayes HS

5 Oct , 2019  

History/Tourism, Life in Delaware County

Hayes Statue Unveiled; Delaware Celebrates

5 Oct , 2019  

Perhaps it was the cooler weather, or maybe it was the scene of fire engines and equipment lining two blocks of Sandusky Street. Or, just as likely, it was the opportunity to watch history take place before one’s own eyes. Whatever the reason, a very large crowd filled downtown Delaware on Friday night for the October First Friday.

The event was marked by the official unveiling of a new statue of native son President Rutherford B. Hayes, one which, speakers noted often, looks in the direction of the site of his birthplace on East William Street. Fittingly, it took place on Hayes’ 197th birthday. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Prosecutor’s Office Changes System For Checking Subpoenas

4 Oct , 2019  

On Wednesday, the office of Delaware County Prosecutor Melissa A. Schiffel shared the following public service announcement relating to cases in which her office has issued subpoenas for appearance in pending court matters:

“Starting Monday, October 14, the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office will no longer be calling off witnesses and law enforcement that have received subpoenas from our office. More…