Life in Delaware County

Health & Wellness Expo Coming Soon To Source Point

28 Sep , 2019  

It’s a unique opportunity to learn about many facets of life and health for the area’s older residents, and its completely free!

Presented by SourcePoint and designed for Delaware County adults aged 55 and older, the Health & Wellness Expo will feature free screenings, activities, and information on: More…

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History/Tourism

Join Around The Campfire And Relive Ohio’s Past

27 Sep , 2019  

This weekend, experience an ‘Ohio Frontier Encampment’ courtesy of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society.

For the second year in a row, R.J. Basista, professional reenactor, will set up an encampment on the Martin Perry House yard. R.J. will be on the grounds on Friday evening for campfire activities, and on Saturday for a whole day of exploring our past from the Revolutionary War, into the Ohio frontier and beyond. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Downtown Delaware Named One Of America’s Great Places

26 Sep , 2019  

Sandusky Street might shine a bit brighter this week as it glows in the light of national recognition.

The American Planning Association (APA) announced this week the country’s 13 Great Places for 2019 through the organization’s national flagship program Great Places in America.

One of those places is right here at home, and another is close by. More…

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Business

Adventure Church Announces Purchase, Plans To Build New Facility

25 Sep , 2019  

It may be a piece of vacant ground now, but that’s soon to change.

It has been a whirlwind six years for pastors Kyle and Jess Hammond and the congregation of Adventure Church, currently located at 5542 Columbus Pike in Lewis Center. What started out in a conference center with 30 people in attendance in September of 2013 has grown and grown to the point where the church is, quite literally, bursting at the seams. And, for the second time in that short period, that means a new building. More…

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Business

The Future Of Bowling Arrives At Polaris

24 Sep , 2019  

The future of bowling can soon be experienced in Delaware County.

Star Lanes Polaris on Lyra Drive has announed the arrive of HyperBowling on October 1, a new form of the sport from bowling equipment supplier QubicaAMF. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Gourds Galore

23 Sep , 2019  

As of Sunday, fall is officially here – the season for colorful leaves, apple ide, pumpkins, cool crisp mornings, and, of course, gourds!

There will be dark and light green gourds, orange and yellow gourds, white gourds, striped gourds, smooth gourds, warty gourds, small gourds, and huge gourds. See all of nature’s varieties at the 57th Annual Ohio Gourd Show.This year’s event takes place at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on October 4 (noon to 5:00 PM), October 5 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM), and October 6 (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM), and has a theme of “Take Me Out to the Gourd Show.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

Classic Cars Arrive At The Zoo

22 Sep , 2019  

It’s an opportunity to see classic rides in a unique setting.

On Sunday, October 6, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is hosting the annual Colo’s Classic Car Show, presented by Nationwide.

This annual event features classic, low riding, and muscle cars. Come as a spectator or register your own classic vehicle. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Fire Trucks, Yoga, And A President To Boot!

21 Sep , 2019  

October’s First Friday in downtown Delaware is sure to have something for just about everyone.

For the young ones in your family, the Delaware Fire Department will have fire trucks and other firefighting equipment on hand. Members of the Department will be demonstrating lifesaving techniques, including the use of fire extinguishers. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

The Country House

20 Sep , 2019  

When a weekend at their summer home takes an unexpected turn, a group of famous and longing-to-be famous family members and friends are forced to improvise, inciting simmering jealousies, romantic outbursts, and passionate soul-searching.

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Theatre & Dance will present three performances of “The Country House” by Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright Donald Marguiles at 8 PM October 4, 8 PM October 5, and 2 PM October 6. The play, described by Entertainment Weekly as “a valentine for the stage,” is intended for mature audiences. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Public Lecture To Focus On Women’s Participation In Food Justice

19 Sep , 2019  

In many parts of the world, women play a key role in resisting dominant industrial agriculture through involvement with sustainable agriculture. A lecture by MTSO Assistant Professor of Theology, Ecology and Race Elaine Nogueira-Godsey and Ohio State University doctoral student Kelsey Ryan-Simkins offers actions those in North America can take in solidarity with those who struggle with food injustice. More…

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Landmarks

Landmarks Of Delaware County: Selby Field

18 Sep , 2019  

It’s one of the iconic early 20th football fields that have survived into the 21st century, still used for its original purpose.

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Selby Field is the home of the Battling Bishops football team, as well as field hockey, track & field, and lacrosse. With a seating capacity of 9,100, all seats fall between the 15 yard lines of the field, making it a remarkable place to watch a sports contest. It remains one of the country’s largest Division III stadiums. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

October At OWU

17 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its October 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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Delaware

It’s Little Brown Jug Time Thursday

16 Sep , 2019  

It’s well-known as one of the three jewels in the Triple Crown of Harness Racing.

Post time for the 2019 edition of the Little Brown Jug will be Thursday at 11:30 AM at the Delaware County Fairgrounds racetrack. Run on what is considered the fastest half-mile track in the world, this is the premier pacing classic for 3 year olds. More…

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Life in Delaware County

104 Arrests Made in Central Ohio Human Trafficking Sting, Includes Delaware Countians

15 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Columbus Division of Police Interim Chief Thomas Quinlan and Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Director Sgt. Mark Rapp announced on Friday the culmination of a human trafficking operation.

A partnership of over 30 law enforcement agencies and social service organizations yielded 104 total arrests, including 53 felony charges, in an operation named “Fourth and Goal.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

MORPC and ODOT Release Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan

14 Sep , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) in collaboration with local, state, and private organizations with expertise in transportation safety, developed the Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan (COTSP).

The COTSP identifies causes of serious injuries and fatalities on Central Ohio local roadway system, establishes a series of goals and benchmarks for safety improvements, recognizes existing trends and critical safety priorities, and creates a framework for how collaboration can improve safety throughout the region. The plan was modeled after the Ohio Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).  More…

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