Business

Namaste Nail Opens On Friday

28 Dec , 2018  

The newest location for Namaste Nail, one of America’s most innovative nail salons, opens on Friday in the Polaris Area.

The approach of the company is to provide manicures and pedicures in a setting which promotes mediation and relaxation. According to Namaste’s website, open and planned locations go from one coast to the other, with a hope to have 100 locations open by 2021.

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Two OWU Students To Spend Semester In Florence And Paris

26 Dec , 2018  

Two Ohio Wesleyan University students have earned competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad during the upcoming spring semester.

Junior Joe Brush of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, will study in Florence, Italy, and junior Paris Norman of Cleveland, Ohio, will study in Paris, France.

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Business, Life in Delaware County

Population Estimates Show Extent Of Central Ohio Population Boom

26 Dec , 2018  

Central Ohio is on track to become a region of 3 million people by 2050, according to the latest population estimates from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). The estimates are developed annually by MORPC to provide up-to-date insights into the patterns of growth in the 15-county region.

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Delaware

City Of Delaware Holiday Briefs

24 Dec , 2018  

Christmas Office Hours and Collections:
City of Delaware offices closed at noon Monday, December 24 and remain closed Tuesday, December 25. Residential refuse will be collected Monday, and the “next day” schedule will be in place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Questions concerning the collection schedule may be directed to the Customer Service Request Line at 740-203-1810 or pwcs@delawareohio.net.

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Life in Delaware County

Take A Hike To Start The Year Off Right

24 Dec , 2018  

There are two opportunities to begin your 2019 with hikes through nature in Delaware County.

A “New Year’s Day Hike” will start things off at 10 AM on Tuesday. This is the a healthy hike led by Preservation Parks’ volunteer Len Fisher through the woods and prairies of Deer Haven Park and Havener Park. Afterward, put up your feet a bit and warm up with a hot beverage and cookies by the fireplace in the visitors center.

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Life in Delaware County

Record Holiday Traffic Expected In Ohio, ODOT Says

23 Dec , 2018  

AAA is forecasting that a record-4.6 million Ohioans will travel more than 50 miles from home this holiday. More than 90 percent of those Ohioans will travel by vehicle.

The last time Christmas fell on a Tuesday, 2012, Ohio roads experienced a 37 percent increase in traffic volume, according to Ohio Department of Transportation traffic count stations.”We expect to see a lot of vehicles on Ohio’s highways this holiday season, especially between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. over the weekend before Christmas,” said Dave Gardner, manager of the ODOT Traffic Monitoring Section.

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Life in Delaware County

Find A Christmas Eve Service

23 Dec , 2018  

Christmas Eve 2018 falls on a Monday, which makes for interesting service time schedules for Delaware County’s Christian faith communities. Most churches are holding services on both Sunday and Monday.

Here is a current list of known Christmas services. If you have one we can add to this list, please send it to: 1808delaware@gmail.com. We will be updating and re-publicizing this list through Monday afternoon. Services are on Monday unless otherwise noted. Thank you to all who submitted dates and times.

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Life in Delaware County

Man Indicted After Jewelry Reported Missing

22 Dec , 2018  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an eight-count indictment against 32-year-old William Ryan Yerian of Oak Hill, Ohio.

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Twitter

Winter Drone Over OWU

22 Dec , 2018  

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Delaware County

Commissioners Approve $113 Million Budget For 2019

22 Dec , 2018  

On Thursday, the Delaware County Board of Commissioners approved its budget for 2019. The $113,275,365 figure approved for General Fund expenditures increases operating expenditures by 4.3 percent over 2018 levels. This increase will allow for some modest increases in staffing and a 3.0 percent raise in salaries for non-union employees.

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Business

Greif Acquires Georgia Company In $1.8 Billion Deal

21 Dec , 2018  

Greif, Inc., headquartered in Delaware, is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services. The company announced on Thusday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries, Inc., a leading recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion.

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Hayes Singers Sing Noel

21 Dec , 2018  

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Theory-to-Practice Grants Fuel Research, Internships, And Careers

21 Dec , 2018  

From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, Ohio Wesleyan University students are receiving nearly $49,000 in new university-funded grants to support academic, research, and internship experiences. Ohio Wesleyan today announced it is awarding seven new Theory-to-Practice grants to enable 12 students and four faculty and staff mentors to complete OWU Connection experiences on campus; in Columbus; and abroad in Costa Rica, Italy, Morocco, and Northern Ireland.

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Life in Delaware County

Kasich Signs 31 New Measures Into Law

20 Dec , 2018  

Ohio has several new laws on the books, each of which will become effective at some point in the coming months.

Each was signed by Governor Kasich after passage during the lame duck session of the Ohio General Assembly.

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