Delaware

Delaware Fireworks Postponed Indefinitely

5 Jun , 2020  

Because of state restrictions on large attendance events amid the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Independence Day concert and fireworks in the City of Delaware have been postponed indefinitely.

The annual July 4 parade, organized by Citizens for The Fourth, had previously been cancelled.

“We don’t foresee the state of Ohio’s large gathering requirements being reduced significantly enough by early July to allow for our community’s Independence Day celebrations,” Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle said. “We are disappointed that we are not able to celebrate July 4 with our traditional fireworks display.” More…

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Schools

Westerville To Light The Path To Celebrate Class of 2020

14 May , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware Staff; Westerville Schools

All across Delaware and Franklin Counties, and across Ohio and the country, the Class of 2020 is experiencing a sense of achievement tinged with a bit of disappointment as traditional ceremonies make way for different types of graduation events.

In Westerville, the idea is to hold a community-wide celebration to recognize members of this class in all Westerville City Schools high schools. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Great Place In America Celebration This Thursday

16 Oct , 2019  

As we reported several days ago, the American Planning Association(APA) has named Historic Downtown Delaware as one of four Great Neighborhoods on APA’s annual Great Places in America list, which starts the countdown to National Community Planning Month in October. More…

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