Powell/Lewis Center

Public Forums To Allow For Questions And Provide Answers On Powell Fall Ballot Measure

21 Sep , 2018  

The City of Powell is hosting two upcoming public forums to discuss the proposed income tax increase on the fall ballot from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, September 25 and Tuesday, October 30 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Members from the Citizen Financial Review Task Force will provide a 20-minute presentation beginning at 6:30 PM on how the money comes in and how the City spends it to maintain streets, bike paths, parks and more. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. More…

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Business

Virginia Real Estate Investor Purchases Delaware Building For $8.3 Million

21 Sep , 2018  

Gladstone Commercial Corporation  announced on Thursday that it completed the acquisition of a 157,810 square foot industrial building in Delaware for $8.3 million.

The property is 100% occupied by Midwest Acoust-A-Fiber, a designer and manufacturer of thermal and acoustical engineering products for high temperature insulation and noise suppression for the automotive industry. More…

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Schools

Dempsey Sixth Graders Assist MORPC In Idle-Free Educational Pilot

20 Sep , 2018  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has long worked to make the air in Central Ohio safer to breathe. But now, along with the American Lung Association, it’s teaming up with sixth grade students in Delaware to get them involved in improving the quality of the air.

Cars and trucks are a dominant source of air pollution. They create almost half of emissions that produce ozone and particle pollution – two health-impacting pollutants that MORPC tracks before issuing Air Quality Alerts in the region. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Have A Monarch Magic Weekend

20 Sep , 2018  

This weekend, your family has an opportunity to connect with the winged wonders of the butterfly world.

Fly into the Deer Haven Park Visitor Center for Monarch Magic Weekend, a monarch butterfly celebration! Play games, watch a movie, make crafts, and enjoy refreshments as you learn how to help these magnificent insects during their long migration to Mexico. More…

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Hidden Gray Chapel

18 Sep , 2018  

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Learn About The Delaware Community Mural Project

17 Sep , 2018  

Nationally recognized artist and educator Brett Cook will discuss his public art installations September 18 during an information session about “Art for Everyone: the Delaware Community Mural Project,” an initiative to bring two public art murals to the city next year.

The free, community event will begin at 6 PM September 18 at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. More…

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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

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…