Schools, Sports

Powell Resident Finishes In Top Ten In Summer Youth Olympic Games Diving Event

16 Oct , 2018  

The website of USA Diving announced on Sunday that Powell’s Jack Matthews finished in the top ten of 3 meter diving at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The article shares that Matthews as the youngest competitor finished in ninth place. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Furry Former Delaware County Residents Settle In At New Home In Maryland

15 Oct , 2018  

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has announced that young female polar bears, Amelia Gray and Neva, departed from the Columbus Zoo Tuesday morning and arrived at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore during the early evening hours. More…

Delaware County

Shop With A Cop This Christmas

15 Oct , 2018  

As we noted in a recent story, Christmas shopping time is nearing. Decorations are appearing on store shelves, and holiday planning has begun in many corners of Delaware County.

Speaking of such things, the annual fun which is “Shop with a Cop,” a program of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, is now accepting applications for the 2018 shopping experience. More…

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History/Tourism

It’s Never To Early To Save A Date – Or To Think About Christmas!

14 Oct , 2018  

Yes, it’s October. Yes, we still have Halloween and Thanksgiving before the holiday season, and then of course there’s fall. Still, it’s never too early to do some planning.

In that vein, Main Street Delaware has announced dates for the downtown’s “Home for the Holidays Weekend” kickoff festivities. Pencil these into your calendars – we recommend using red or green ink. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Schools

Student-Created Video Assists Del-Co Water

14 Oct , 2018  

It’s one thing when students learn conceptually about the “how-to” aspects of a given field. It’s another thing entirely when they engage in work which provides a boost to a real world company – particularly a non-profit water utility.

Delaware Area Career Center Digital Design Students Chris Skomra, Gibson Davis, Avery Latta, and Cyrus Adkins recently completed a video for Del-Co Water about a major plant expansion project. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Preservation Parks Photo Contest Underway

13 Oct , 2018  

It’s time to grab your cameras and capture the shots that will win the 2018 Preservation Parks photo contest, with a theme of “Preserving Our Heritage.”

This year, the “History” category has been retired and “Flight” has been added, which will give you an opportunity to show off your skill as you capture the movement of seed, birds, butterflies or other flying creatures or objects in the act of flying. Other categories are Park District Scenes, General Nature, Animals, and Youth (photos taken by those 17 years and younger). More…

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Twitter

Buckeye Valley Band Ready To Perform

13 Oct , 2018  

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Life in Delaware County

Delawarean And Former Patrol Trooper Sentenced For Role in Drug Ring

13 Oct , 2018  

Former Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason J. Delcol was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring. Co-defendant William Covrett was also sentenced today. He received 18 months in prison for conspiring to possess and distribute controlled substances.

Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, and members of the Delaware County Drug Task Force announced the sentence imposed by U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. Marbley. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

One Act Play To Share True Story Of Heroin Addict

12 Oct , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University will host one performance October 27 of “How to Be a Respectable Junkie,” written by Greg Vovos and starring Christopher M. Bohan.

The performance will be held at 8 PM in the Studio Theatre inside OWU’s Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. The play will conclude with a post-show discussion with the actor, playwright, and members of the Ohio Wesleyan and Delaware communities. More…

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Instagram

Winter Wheat Planting Time

12 Oct , 2018  

 

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Life in Delaware County, Polaris Area, Sports

Topgolf Nearing Tee Off On Ikea Way

12 Oct , 2018  

The wait is almost over for those anticipating shooting rounds of microchipped golf balls and engaging in other entertainment options.

The 65,000 square foot Topgolf, the second in Ohio, is poised to open at 2000 Ikea Way before the end of October, according to postings on social media. More…

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Business, History/Tourism

Downtown Delaware Named “A Great Place In Ohio”

11 Oct , 2018  

Downtown Delaware is now officially an award-winning great place.

The Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association this month awarded downtown Delaware a “Great Place in Ohio” designation. The biennial awards program honors outstanding physical spaces throughout the state that planners have created and nurtured through careful planning and imagination. More…

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