Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Take A Walking Tour Of Downtown Powell

12 Aug , 2019  

The next program of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society takes place on the evening of Monday, August 12.

At 7 PM, Sherry Carmichael, long time Powell resident, will lead guests on a walking tour of downtown Powell, highlighting many historical buildings and interesting anecdotes. The tour begins at the Martin-Perry House, located at 103 East Olentangy Street. More…

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Twitter

Clean As A Whistle For The Start Of School

12 Aug , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Shake, Rattle & Roll In Support Of Senior Services

12 Aug , 2019  

The premier fundraising event to support senior services in Delaware County, Shake, Rattle & Roll, takes place Friday, Sepember. 13 at SourcePoint, 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware is this year’s presenting sponsor. More…

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Business

County Economic Development Office Provides Update On Recent Success

11 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Economic Development Office recently updated residents on the status of what it referred to as “…a big success.”

In a blog post, the office discussed the fac More…

Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Junior Graduates From Nonprofit Leadership Institute

11 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University junior Elle Peifer is still pursuing her OWU bachelor’s degree, but after completing a demanding curriculum in her hometown, she is a graduate of the Nonprofit Leadership Institute hosted by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation.

“Giving back to the community is very important, as it has done so much for me,” says Peifer, who is majoring in sociology at OWU, with minors in business and fine arts. More…

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Delaware

Delaware Community Promotions Grant Application Sought

10 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware Community Promotions Grant program assists programs and projects that positively impact the community, promote the City of Delaware and enhance its quality of life.

All requests must be submitted electronically. Only timely and complete applications, including all documentation, will be considered for funding. More…

Life in Delaware County

Driving On The Shoulder: SmartLane Arrives This Fall

10 Aug , 2019  

We here at 1808Delaware take pride on being the dedicated to sharing 100% Delaware County news and information each day. As an important part of the Columbus metropolitan area, however, we also share occasional stories that might interest those Delaware Countians who commute to Franklin County to work, shop, attend events, etc..

One key to getting around any metropolitan area is its system of roads and highways. And, as we all know, Columbus can be a bit of a bear at times from a traffic point of view. This fall, however, a change is coming to one particular stretch.

As part of Ohio’s efforts to be a leader in using technology to improve traffic and safety in the state, construction will conclude this fall on the state’s first SmartLane, a seven mile stretch of Interstate 670 between downtown and the John Glenn International Airport. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Proposed New West William Street Building Moves To Next Steps

9 Aug , 2019  

The proposal to demolish a structure at 50 West William Street, and to replace the same with a new building, takes another step this Monday.

At the regular meeting of the Delaware City Council, members will consider an ordinance which would, if passed, rezone a 0.119 acre parcel at that location from B-3, Community Business District, to B-2, Central Business District. More…

History/Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Travel Ohio’s Newest Water Trail

9 Aug , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Today we’re turning our attention to a place where the beauty of nature joins opportunities for the whole family. More…

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Sunbury

Celebrate Summer With Sizzle

8 Aug , 2019  

There’s still some summer left, you know? What better way to celebrate the heat than with great food, great music, and perhaps a bit of liquid refreshment?

The Ninth Annual Sizzle and Sounds in Sunbury takes place on Sunday, August 17 from 11 AM to 11 PM (easy to remember)! The fun takes place on the Square downtown. More…

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Delaware

Delaware Resurfacing Projects Announced

8 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware’s 2019 street resurfacing program includes 12 paving projects, with five added because of the approved 10.5 cents per-gallon gas tax increase. Work will begin in August.

A total of 3.5 miles of roadway at a cost of $1,880,000 is being resurfaced. The roads in this year’s program are: More…

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