Great News: 1808Delaware Connects With LION Publishers

11 May , 2020  

By: Thomas Palmer, 1808Delaware Owner/Publisher

It can be great stuff, being part of a team.

Joining others with similar interests can provide opportunities to share enthusiasm, best practices, and advice.

Here at 1808Delaware, we have now been given that opportunity. This past week, I received notice that our application for membership in LION Publishers has been approved by that body’s governing board. More…

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Life in Delaware County

One Week In, Coronavirus Information Page Expanded

7 Apr , 2020  

Monday marked one week since the redesigned Delaware County Coronavirus Information Page went live.

In that time the site has drawn a substantial number of readers who click on its links to access resource guides for the virus; updates from the State of Ohio, Delaware County, local governments and school districts, and of course the Delaware General Health District; cancellations and the latest information from local non-profits and businesses; and much, much more. More…

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Life in Delaware County

The World Has Changed. The News Has Changed. 1808Delaware Is Changing.

30 Mar , 2020  

On Saturday, we launched the new Delaware County Coronavirus Information Page.

The last two weeks have altered the landscape in so many ways and for so many people, as Delaware County’s families and businesses have coped with the unthinkable. With each new day, the ground is shaken under our collective feet and we are finding ourselves working hard to maintain our balance. More…

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Life in Delaware County

We’re Retooling Our Coronavirus Coverage

28 Mar , 2020  

Here at 1808Delaware, we’ve been experimenting with formats to bring you the maximum amount of important information about the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic as possible.

As you know, not only are resources from federal, state, and local health experts vitally important, but Delaware Countians want to know the latest on who is doing what locally to treat those impacted and also to learn how their families can deal with uncertainty, changes in employment, and meeting basic needs. More…

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1808Delaware Officially Launches In March

17 Feb , 2020  

It’s time, Delaware County!

The official launch of 1808Delaware will take place during the first week of March.

What is 1808Delaware? It’s a new type of local media site, one ideally suited for this beautiful, dynamic, and fast-growing part of Ohio. In fact, we’re different than any other site not only in this county, but in all of central Ohio. More…

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1808Delaware, Delaware, Sunbury

1808Delaware Is Getting Local

27 Jan , 2020  

As we begin this new year, 1808Delaware will be undergoing several changes as we move toward a full launch.

One new feature is the introduction of community-specific pages, each of which will now filter news for easy access by city, village, or area. This has been moved to our lower menu, which you can find on the red bar underneath our feature stories. More…


A GateHouse, Gannett Merger: What Would It Mean For Ohio And Delaware County?

5 Aug , 2019  

According to many reports over the last few weeks, two of the country’s powerhouse media companies — GateHouse and Gannett —  are in deep conversation with a likely merger on their minds.

Actually, the former of those two would be doing the gobbling up, not the latter. A good analysis of the discussion can be found here.

What, one might ask, could such a merger mean for Delaware County? It’s a question well worth asking. More…

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1808 Delaware Seeking Site Coordinator

23 Jun , 2019  

We’re looking for someone to join us in riding what just might be the newest wave in local media.

In a post on the Total|Local Media website Friday morning the company, which publishes both 1808Delaware and 1812Blockhouse, announced that is accepting applications for a new, part-time Site Coordinator position. More…


1808Delaware, Business

Welcome to 1808Delaware

10 Sep , 2018  

On Saturday, we “flipped the switch” and activated 1808Delaware.

You may have some questions. What exactly is 1808Delaware? How is this place different from other online news and information sites? Why is it is called “1808Delaware?” Are there sites like this in other communities?

All great questions. Here’s what’s up. More…

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