Ohio Wesleyan University

Collegiate Voices To Fill Gray Chapel

24 Oct , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University will host its sixth annual “A Cappellooza” voices-only showcase at 7PM on November 3 in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Candy Everywhere You Look In Powell

23 Oct , 2018  

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Candy by the Carload which will occur from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Saturday at the Municipal Building Parking Lot, 47 Hall Street.

The parking lot will be transformed into a trick-or-treater’s treasure chest as local businesses and organizations set up booths and car trunks filled with candy, toys and other Halloween goodies. More…

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Delaware County

Proposed Blues Creek Development To Be Discussed At Special Ostrander Council Meeting

22 Oct , 2018  

Ongoing public conversation about the proposed Blues Creek Planned Residential Development will continue on Monday night as Ostrander Village Council holds a special meeting. An Executive Session will be held at 6:30 PM, and the public meeting will take place immediately afterward. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Has A New Director Of Admissions

21 Oct , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced the appointment of Joshua Stevens as its director of admission. Previously the director of admissions at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, Stevens has 14 years of experience in supporting domestic, international, and transfer students in the college search process. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Teen Driver Safety Week Highlights Serious Issue

20 Oct , 2018  

The week of October 21-27 is designated as National Teen Driver Safety Week and members of the SAFE Teen Driver Safety Task Force are using the week to bring awareness to an increasingly tragic subject.

“Teens are more likely than older drivers to underestimate dangerous situations or not be able to recognize hazardous situations,” said Jackie Bain, SAFE coordinator and community health specialist for the Delaware General Health District. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Friends Of The Library Receives Statewide Award

19 Oct , 2018  

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library came home from a convention earlier this month with an award in their collective back pocket.

At the annual Convention of the Ohio Library Council, this year held at the Kalhari Resort in Sandusky, the local group was recognized with one of the key prizes at the Awards and Honors Luncheon – the Ohio Friends of the Library Recognition Award. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Announces November Public Event Schedule

18 Oct , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University has shared its November 2018 lineup of public events.

For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a schedule of Battling Bishops athletics competitions, visit www.battlingbishops.com. Events in November include the following: More…

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Schools, Sports

Powell Resident Finishes In Top Ten In Summer Youth Olympic Games Diving Event

16 Oct , 2018  

The website of USA Diving announced on Sunday that Powell’s Jack Matthews finished in the top ten of 3 meter diving at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The article shares that Matthews as the youngest competitor finished in ninth place. More…

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Delaware County

Shop With A Cop This Christmas

15 Oct , 2018  

As we noted in a recent story, Christmas shopping time is nearing. Decorations are appearing on store shelves, and holiday planning has begun in many corners of Delaware County.

Speaking of such things, the annual fun which is “Shop with a Cop,” a program of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, is now accepting applications for the 2018 shopping experience. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Schools

Student-Created Video Assists Del-Co Water

14 Oct , 2018  

It’s one thing when students learn conceptually about the “how-to” aspects of a given field. It’s another thing entirely when they engage in work which provides a boost to a real world company – particularly a non-profit water utility.

Delaware Area Career Center Digital Design Students Chris Skomra, Gibson Davis, Avery Latta, and Cyrus Adkins recently completed a video for Del-Co Water about a major plant expansion project. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delawarean And Former Patrol Trooper Sentenced For Role in Drug Ring

13 Oct , 2018  

Former Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason J. Delcol was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring. Co-defendant William Covrett was also sentenced today. He received 18 months in prison for conspiring to possess and distribute controlled substances.

Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, and members of the Delaware County Drug Task Force announced the sentence imposed by U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. Marbley. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Polaris Area, Sports

Topgolf Nearing Tee Off On Ikea Way

12 Oct , 2018  

The wait is almost over for those anticipating shooting rounds of microchipped golf balls and engaging in other entertainment options.

The 65,000 square foot Topgolf, the second in Ohio, is poised to open at 2000 Ikea Way before the end of October, according to postings on social media. More…

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Schools

Liberty Tree Elementary Teacher Receives National Recognition

10 Oct , 2018  

The list of accolades for Liberty Tree Elementary School’s Jonathan Juravich just grew longer.

Juravich, the 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year and a finalist for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, is the latest recipient of the California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence. The award, provided in conjunction with the National Education Association (NEA), highlights educators from around the country cited by their peers for their dedication to the profession, community engagement, professional development, attention to diversity, and advocacy for fellow educators. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Poetry Festival At OWU Features Hispanic And Latinx Heritage

9 Oct , 2018  

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ohio Wesleyan University will welcome poets with roots in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Chile, Peru, Nicaragua, and Mexico to take part in a two-day Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Poetry Festival.

The festival will be held October 16-17 and will include the following free community events: More…

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Life in Delaware County

Central Ohio Symphony’s Fortieth Season About To Begin

8 Oct , 2018  

You are invited to celebrate the Central Ohio Symphony’s 40 years with a remarkable season of music and guest artists.

During the season, the ensemble will perform two of the most popular symphonies of Rachmaninoff and Dvorak, and well-known music by Gershwin and Verdi. New commissioned music to accompany a world premiere film of our national parks and a unique variety of music and great guest artists will also be featured. More…

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