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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Sunbury

Rocketing Skyward In Sunbury

13 Sep , 2018  

The “sky’s the limit” this Saturday as the Central Ohio Rocketry & Spacemodeling Alliance hosts its monthly launch at Freedom Park in Sunbury.

Join the group to launch your rockets or just to watch the fun. Members will be on hand to answer questions and to demonstrate many facets of model rocketry. They will supply launch equipment and might be able to offer motors for you to use. They can also inspect your rocket, and help you prepare it for flight. If it needs repair, they can offer tips, and possibly even help repair it on the spot. More…

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Schools

Olentangy Schools Offering Parent Workshops This Fall On Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

12 Sep , 2018  

Olentangy Local Schools‘ Equity and Inclusion Department on September 20th will kick off a Parent Workshop Series designed to help families support their children in raising awareness across a variety of topics relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The first workshop will feature Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, a well-respected professor at The Ohio State University and a OLSD ONE COMMUNITY presenter. Dr. Jeffries will share his knowledge and expertise on how to best navigate what can be daunting conversations around race and racism with your children. More…

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OWU

OWU Ranks High in Multiple U.S. News & World Report Categories

11 Sep , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University is among the best of the nation’s best colleges, according to the newly released 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The magazine features Ohio Wesleyan in three ranked categories as well as one unranked list. More…

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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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Life in Delaware County

Guarding The Good Theme Of HelpLine Annual Meeting

8 Sep , 2018  

HelpLine has announced that its Annual Meeting titled ‘Guarding the Good’ will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 PM at the Ohio Wesleyan University’s Hamilton Williams Campus Center, Benes Room.

2018 National Sexual Violence Resource Center Visionary Voice Awardee Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent will deliver the keynote address and WBNS 10TV personality Ashlee Baracy will serve as the emcee. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

COHatch Assists Eleventh Candle In Getting Its First Retail Space

7 Sep , 2018  

The ubiquitous central Ohio co-working space enterprise, COHatch, is providing backing to one of its own tenants in its attempt to open its first bricks-and-mortar retail space.

That effort has borne fruit, and the new Eleventh Candle Co. store will be opening soon in Polaris Fashion Place. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Polar Bear Cubs To Move To Maryland

7 Sep , 2018  

Nuniq, Neva, and Amelia Gray—the only polar bear cubs born at a North American zoological facility in 2016—are scheduled to move from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this fall.

Females Amelia Gray and her half-sister, Neva, will both move to The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The announcement of Neva’s twin brother Nuniq’s new home will be made soon. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Hosting Hispanic Film Festival

6 Sep , 2018  

 Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2018 Hispanic Film Festival kicks off Sept. 11 and continues through Nov. 1, showcasing five movies from Spain and Latin America.

Each free screening will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Some films may contain mature themes and language. All screenings will conclude with a discussion led by Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty. More…

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