Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Says Hello To DORA

21 Oct , 2019  

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) legislation was unanimously approved by Powell City Council during a recent meeting.

The DORA allows licensed liquor establishments in the designated area to sell alcohol at special times that can be carried out of their establishments in specially marked cups. Powell’s DORA boundary is approximately 136 acres and includes an area running north/southfrom Ill Mannered Brewing Co. on Grace Drive to the southernmost part of Village Green Park, and east/west from Beech Ridge Drive to Monte Carlo. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Communities Continuing To Follow MORPC Trick Or Treat Resolution

21 Oct , 2019  

In 2014, local government members of MORPC passed a resolution to fix a unified trick or treat date for the region through 2019.

The date was set according to the following formula: More…

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History/Tourism

City Of Delaware Reportedly Planning To Demolish Endangered Historic Site

20 Oct , 2019  

The City of Delaware may be planning to demolish the historic Caretaker’s House at Oak Grove Cemetery soon, 1808Delaware has learned.

Earlier this year, the structure was named to the 2019 List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites by Preservation Ohio, the state’s oldest statewide historic preservation organization. In a press release, the organization stated, “The original plans for Delaware’s historic city cemetery called for this house to be built, the oldest portion of which dates to the 1850s. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Good Vibes, Great Voices

19 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University will host its seventh annual “A Cappellooza” voices-only showcase at 7 PM November 2 in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Doors will open at 6:30 PM.

This year’s performance is all about “Good Vibes,” focusing on the people, places, ideas, and possibilities that evoke positive, safe, and happy feelings,” said sophomore ZannaLee Carling-Sprewell, co-president of OWU’s Campus Programming Board, which hosts each year’s concert. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Lend A Hand, Make A Difference

19 Oct , 2019  

Make A Difference Delawarae County provides an opportunity to people of ages to gather together in the county’s largest day of volunteering.

On Saturday, October 26, everyone has the power to join with the Connections Volunteer Center and do something that improves the lives of antoher, no matter who you are or your abilities. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Announces November Public Events Lineup

17 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. 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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Life in Delaware County

Time For A Flu Shot; Available At Local Clinics This Month

15 Oct , 2019  

With the arrival of flu season, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is recommending that all Ohioans six months and older get a flu shot now. Flu activity usually begins to increase in October and can last as late as May, with cases typically peaking between December and February. More…

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Life in Delaware County

ODNR Announces Pheasant Releases; Largest Release At Delaware Wildlife Area

14 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife will be releasing ring-necked pheasants this fall at 24 of Ohio’s public hunting areas. More than 14,000 pheasants are scheduled to be released to provide additional hunting opportunities across the state.

The largest total release number will take place at the Delaware Wildlife Area, where 1,600 pheasants will be involved. Local release amounts are: More…

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Life in Delaware County

Halloween for Everyone at Columbus Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

13 Oct , 2019  

Enjoy all of the Halloween fun without the fright during the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s annual Boo at the Zoo celebration, presented by bubly™. Due to the popularity of this event in years past, the Zoo has added a third Boo at the Zoo weekend! This “merry-not-scary” event will take place during the weekends of October 11-13, 18-20 and 25–27. More…

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Business

Orthopedic One Building New HQ, Business First Reports

12 Oct , 2019  

A new headquarters building for Orthopedic One will soon be erected in Delaware County, Columbus Business First reported earlier this week.

The firm, Ohio’s largest independent orthopedic practice, is building a four story, 80,000 square foot building. It will be located at Polaris Parkway and Africa Road in the Westar development. More…

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Business

OSHA Fines Delaware Foundry $270K For Silica Exposure

10 Oct , 2019  

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Liberty Casting Company for exposing employees to crystalline silica above the permissible exposure levels at the Delaware, Ohio, foundry.

The company faces $270,048 in proposed penalties for three repeated and 18 serious health violations. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Home To Ohio’s First State Park Storybook Trail

10 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) celebrated Child Health Day on Monday by unveiling the Storybook Trail at Alum Creek State Park, which will feature nature-themed stories and books. It is the first storybook trail at any Ohio State Park.

The event included a ribbon-cutting, guided trail tours, activities for youth and families, and food trucks. More…

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Business

Multi-Tenant Food And Beverage Venue Coming To Polaris Fashion Place

9 Oct , 2019  

The game of reinvention continues in the retail world as online shopping is forcing changes in traditional, physical location shopping.

This is no more true than in the world of shopping malls. And this is certainly the case at central Ohio’s largest indoor shopping center, Polaris Fashion Mall.

Washington Prime Group Inc., the center’s owner, recently announced a new multi-tenant food and beverage venue slated to hit Columbus-based Polaris Fashion Place® in 2020. The venue will be home to an all-local culinary lineup, featuring at least two dining options at a time, with plans to incubate local food and beverage purveyors on a rotational basis. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Things That Go Bump In The Night

8 Oct , 2019  

The creative space that is Boardman Arts Park will host a unique event later this month – the kind of evening you won’t soon forget!

Ghosts, goblins, food, frights, spirits, and music will combine to make for a perfect October pre-Halloween evening on Saturday, October 19 for Fright Night At The Park. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM and will last until 10:30 PM. More…

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