History/Tourism

Sweet Tooth Cottage Named To New Buckeye Candy Trail

17 Sep , 2018  

The state’s new Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail has a local stop among the 30 shops statewide that can be explored for tasty treats.

The Sweet Tooth Cottage in Powell has been included. More…

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Giraffe Photo Bomb

17 Sep , 2018  

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County Fair Time

15 Sep , 2018  

The 2018 edition of the Delaware County Fair is officially underway, an annual event first held in 1834. For complete information, including entertainment line-ups and times, admission details, and more, visit the Fair’s website.

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Two New Marching Bands Strutting Their Stuff This Season: Video

15 Sep , 2018  

We’re well into the football season here in Delaware County, and two new marching bands are entertaining football spectators and rooting on their respective teams. More…

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History/Tourism

Baseball As It Used To Be

15 Sep , 2018  

There’s an opportunity on Sunday afternoon to watch the grand old sport of baseball “the way it used to be.”

At 2:00 PM, the Willow Brook Sliders will take on the Ohio Village Muffins at The Barn at Stratford in Delaware, hosted by the Delaware County Historical Society. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Fish Sale Continues

15 Sep , 2018  

The Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) fish sale continues through September 28.

This is an annual sale for those who have a new pond and those who wish to restock an existing pond. Species include largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid bluegill, channel catfish, shellcrackers, yellow perch, fathead minnows, and triploid white amur. More…

Life in Delaware County

MTSO To Install New Dean

15 Sep , 2018  

The Methodist Theological School in Ohio has announced the Installation details for its new dean.

The MTSO Board of Trustees voted May 25 to appoint Valerie Bridgeman to a three-year term as dean and vice president for academic affairs, beginning July 1. Bridgeman, who has served as interim academic dean since July 1, 2017, was nominated by President Jay Rundell with the concurrence of the faculty. More…

Schools

Olentangy Local Students Named As National Merit Semifinalists

15 Sep , 2018  

Twenty Olentangy Local School District students have been named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The students are among approximately 1.6 million high school seniors from across the country who entered the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Semifinalists represent the top 16,000 highest scoring students. More…

Business

DHL Supply Chain Breaks Ground For New Delaware County HQ; Enters Into Tree Planting Arrangement With OSU

13 Sep , 2018  

Logistics company DHL Supply Chain moved ahead with its commitment to keep its North American headquarters in Westerville by breaking ground on Thursday on a $20 million corporate office building, Columbus Business First has reported.

The 145,000 square foot building is in the Westar Complex off of Polaris Parkway. Westerville City Council gave the corporation a 12%, 10 year property tax abatement to invest in the city.

DHL Supply Chain also announced this week that it has partnered with The Ohio State University to plant 30 trees near the Schottenstein Center. More…

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Schools

Third Thursday To Feature State Of The Schools

13 Sep , 2018  

September’s Third Thursday event for the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce will be a bit different. For starters, it will take place on the fourth Thursday of the month – that is, September 27.

The program that day will feature the annual “State of the Schools” presentation with Delaware County K-12 Superintendents. More…

1808Delaware

In Depth To Begin

13 Sep , 2018  

As a regular feature here on 1808Delaware, we’re going to in deeper on topics that have two things in common:

First, these will be topics which have the capacity to impact the lives of a number of Delaware Countians; and second, these will be matters that take a period of time to unfold or develop, and which tend to draw media attention in the process. More…

Sunbury

Rocketing Skyward In Sunbury

13 Sep , 2018  

The “sky’s the limit” this Saturday as the Central Ohio Rocketry & Spacemodeling Alliance hosts its monthly launch at Freedom Park in Sunbury.

Join the group to launch your rockets or just to watch the fun. Members will be on hand to answer questions and to demonstrate many facets of model rocketry. They will supply launch equipment and might be able to offer motors for you to use. They can also inspect your rocket, and help you prepare it for flight. If it needs repair, they can offer tips, and possibly even help repair it on the spot. More…

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History/Tourism

Haunted Halls Of The Ohio Statehouse To Open For Tours

12 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Statehouse is opening its doors on Friday and Saturday nights during the last two weeks of October for a celebration of history and legend.

The 2018 edition of the Haunted Statehouse Tours will feature recently found evidence of paranormal activity at the Ohio Capitol and will incorporate a new story or two with an updated tour route. More…

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