Business

Lancaster Colony Declares Dividend For 57th Straight Year

1 Dec , 2019  

Lancaster Colony Corporation recently announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 70 cents per common share, marking 57 consecutive years of increasing regular cash dividends.

The company is one of only 13 U.S. companies with 57 straight years of regular cash dividend increases. The dividend will be payable on December 31, 2019 to shareholders of record on December 6, 2019. More…

Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Greek Organizations Connect With Community

1 Dec , 2019  

OWU Greek Organizations Serve the Delaware Community

By Lauren Kocsis Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan’s greek members impacted the lives of a mother and her eight children with their service this year in the Delaware community. The fraternities and sororities served the Delaware community in a new way this year.

Delaware

Delaware Council Considering $25 Million Budget

1 Dec , 2019  

This is the time each year when local government makes the best educated guess about revenue and expenses for the coming year.

In the case of the City of Delaware, that means consideration of the largest budget in the city’s history. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Fatal Crashes Down Slightly In 2019

30 Nov , 2019  

The numbers are still unfortunately too high, however there is a positive trend along the streets and highways in Delaware County.

With one month until the end of 2019, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting that the number of fatal crashes, year to date, is down slightly in the county as compared to the previous two years. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Polar Bear Cub Born At Columbus Zoo On Thanksgiving Day

30 Nov , 2019  

One of Delaware County’s newest residents is very small and very furry.

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a polar bear cub born on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, to mother, Aurora, and father, Lee. The Animal Care team notes that Aurora is being an attentive mother to her new cub, who has been observed nursing. As Aurora continues to care for her cub, she and her little one will remain in their private denning area behind the scenes until spring. More…

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OWU

From OWU To Central America

29 Nov , 2019  

STEM + Society

Ohio Wesleyan Student Gets CIEE Scholarship to Study in Central America for 18 Weeks Name: Becca Strider ’20 Hometown: Hillsboro, Ohio Major: General Zoology Minor: Religion OWU Connection experience: Study abroad through CIEE Global institute in Monteverde, Costa Rica, and Mérida, Mexico Strider received a full-tuition program scholarship from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to participate in its fall 2019 STEM + Society program in Central America.

History/Tourism

Holiday Open House To Highlight Past Residents Of The Nash House

29 Nov , 2019  

The Delaware County Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7 from 2 to 5 PM and on Sunday, December 8 from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the Nash House Museum, 157 E. William St. in Delaware.  The 1878 brick Italianate-style house will be decorated in traditional Victorian style and will feature toys and other Christmas gifts dating from 1880-1900.  Refreshments will be served. More…

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Business, Sports

Blue Jackets Open Store In Delaware County

28 Nov , 2019  

The newest FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line store showcasing the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team is now open at Polaris Fashion Place Mall.

The team’s first retail foray into Delaware County is a one-stop shopping location for Blue Jackets merchandise and tickets. It is loated on the lower level of the Mall near the children’s play area, and is open from Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 9PM, and 11 AM to 6 PM on Sunday. More…

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Life in Delaware County

A Thanksgiving Story: Delaware Unites For Fight Against Hunger Games

28 Nov , 2019  

In the end, it wasn’t even a close contest: Delaware County employees and Delaware City Schools students united for the 5th annual Fight Against Hunger Games and provided 225 Thanksgiving meal kits to their neighbors in need. They also restocked the Pacer Pantry, a local food bank, with the extra donations collected over the last month. Hunger didn’t stand a chance. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU And High Schoolers Attend STEM Forum

27 Nov , 2019  

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ohio Wesleyan Business Students Work with High Schoolers at STEM Forum More than 55 local high school students participated in a Nov. 14 Entrepreneurship and Innovation STEM Forum at Ohio Wesleyan University, with both OWU professors and business students sharing their knowledge with the guests.

Life in Delaware County

Wildlights Continues Through January 5

27 Nov , 2019  

It’s beginning to look a lot like Wildlights season at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium! One of Central Ohio’s most cherished holiday traditions, Wildlights, efficiently powered by AEP Ohio, will run through January 5.

This year marks the 31st Wildlights season with more holiday cheer than ever before. The entire Zoo will be transformed into a winter wonderland covered in millions of LED lights. Some of this year’s main Wildlights attractions include: More…

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Business

Spice & Tea Arrives At Polaris

27 Nov , 2019  

The retail mix at Polaris Fashion Place Mall continues to change, with both large and smaller spaces seeing a shift and with new retailers arriving.

The latest is The Spice & Tea Exchange, which is not only new to central Ohio, but actually to the entire state.Currently, the closest location to Delaware County is in the Ross Park Mall in Pittsburgh. More…

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