Life in Delaware County

Free Course Offered For Parents, Caregivers Of Children With Mental Health Conditions

15 Jan , 2019  

The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a free course for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental health concerns.

NAMI is a national mental health organization whose goal is to provide people living with mental illness and their families with tools and resources to better their lives. Their mission is to educate, advocate, listen, and lead in order to fight stigma and promote understanding of mental health.  More…

History/Tourism

Historical Society Announces 2019 Event Lineup

15 Jan , 2019  

One thing’s for certain: there’s something for just about everyone during the coming year who loves local history. The Delaware County Historical Society recently announced in 2019 event schedule on its website. It includes: More…

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Life in Delaware County

Nominations Sought For Ohio Senior Citizens Hall Of Fame

14 Jan , 2019  

Since its inception, more than 450 older Ohioans have been inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. If you know someone who belongs among those ranks, the Ohio Department of Aging wants to hear from you. The hall honors current or long-time Ohio residents age 60 and older who have made and continue to make a lasting impact on their communities, their professions or their vocations. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Strike Up The Band!

14 Jan , 2019  

Lovers of instrumental music are in luck this coming weekend as Ohio Wesleyan University hosts the 55th Annual President’s High School Band Festival.

This decades-long tradition takes place on Saturday, January 19 and will feature high school musicians from around the region as well as OWU’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Professor Larry Griffin. More…

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Delaware

MLK Jr. Holiday Collection Schedule Announced

13 Jan , 2019  

City of Delaware offices are closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and there will be no refuse collection.

Residential refuse and recycling crews will operate on the “next day” collection schedule, beginning Tuesday, January 22, and continuing through Saturday, January 26, 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…

Life in Delaware County

Genoa Township Shares Info About Carbon Monoxide In The Winter

13 Jan , 2019  

The Genoa Township Fire/EMS/Rescue has shared important words about the risks of carbon monoxide exposure, particularly at this time of the year.

Most carbon monoxide poisonings occur in the winter. Here are ways to reduce risks of exposure: More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Seeks Public Comments Prior To Accreditation Evaluation

12 Jan , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. All comments must be received by February 4.

The university will host a visit March 4-5 from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The team will review Ohio Wesleyan’s ongoing ability to meet HLC criteria for accreditation. More…

Delaware County, Life in Delaware County

Man Indicted After Alleged Burglary; Enters Not Guilty Plea

12 Jan , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 40-year-old Nathaniel E. Worsham of Galena.

Charges come after a 911 call on December 30, 2018 reporting a burglary in progress. “An elderly couple returned to their Galena home to find an unknown male inside their residence,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “The husband held the man at gunpoint while his wife alerted authorities.” More…

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History/Tourism

Historical Society To Feature Speaker On American-Native American Relations

12 Jan , 2019  

In its initial offering of 2019, the Delaware County Historical Society will offer a look into the history of American-Native American relations.

Starting at 7 PM on Thurdsay, January 17, the presentation will be made by Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations with the Ohio History Connection. More…

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Delaware

You Too Can Attend The City Of Delaware Citizens Academy

11 Jan , 2019  

Learn how Delaware became the great City it is and meet your local government in person by enrolling today in the 10th City of Delaware Citizens Academy.

The Academy is an excellent way to go behind the scenes at key departments and learn the structure of city government and more. “For residents who want to become more involved in our community and those who are just curious about City operations, the academy is a great experience,” Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle said. More…

Life in Delaware County

Order Your Trees And Shrubs

11 Jan , 2019  

The Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District has begun its 2019 Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale.

Orders arriving at the office will be ready for pick up beginning on April 5.  All seedlings will be sold bare root meaning they are shipped without soil, making them lightweight and easy to carry.  Orders are filled on a first come first serve basis, order early to ensure you get the species you desire. More…

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Sports

The Cincinnati Reds Are Coming To Delaware County

10 Jan , 2019  

The 2019 Reds Caravan presented by Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism will make its way through Reds Country January 17-20, 2019.

The annual event will feature four separate tours making their way through five states. At all 17 public stops, fans will have the opportunity to meet Reds players, alumni, broadcasters, front office executives and mascots for a Q&A session and autographs. More…

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Business

Delaware Greenhouse Closes Retail Store

10 Jan , 2019  

In a statement on Facebook and its website, Foertemeyer & Sons Greenhouse, a Delaware fixture for over 25 years, has announced the closure of its retail operation.

In its statement, the owners shared the following: More…

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Delaware County

Aggravated Vehicular Assault Charges Filed By Delaware County Prosecutor

9 Jan , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Bill of Information against 37-year-old David A. Crawford of Upper Arlington.

A Bill of Information is an official filing of charges without a grand jury presentation. A Bill of Information was filed in this case because parties agreed to the charge before having to go before a grand jury. More…

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Twitter

Next Week’s Movies At The Strand

9 Jan , 2019