History/Tourism

Little Brown Jug Memories Featured At Historical Society Program

11 Sep , 2019  

Two presenters, Roger Huston, the long-time announcer, and Jay Wolf, unofficial historian of the Little Brown Jug harness race, will be featured at the next community program offered by the Delaware County Historical Society. Following their comments, audience members will be asked to share their own stories about the race which will be recorded as part of the Little Brown Jug Oral History Project, a digital archive for capturing and sharing local community history. More…

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Business, Sunbury

Company Reaches Milestone With Opening Of New Sunbury Location

9 Sep , 2019  

On Saturday, Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail chain in the United States, announced the opening of its 1,800th store by launching grand opening celebration at the new store in Berkshire Township, just west of Sunbury.

“It continues to be an exciting time for Tractor Supply as we celebrate the opening of our 1,800th store. For more than 80 years, Tractor Supply has worked to be the most dependable supplier of basic maintenance products to all those who live the rural lifestyle, and we look forward to serving our new customers in Berkshire Township, Ohio,” said Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply’s Chief Executive Officer. More…

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Life in Delaware County

The Fair Is Coming!

8 Sep , 2019  

The first year that the Delaware County Fair was held, in 1834, the prize for best cow was $3.00, and the award for the best piece of linen, ten yards or more, was $2.00.

Much has changed since then, but not the basics – the Delaware County Agricultural Society still holds this traditional county fair each year, featuring daily entertainment, Junior and Senior fair animals and exhibits, and awards. In the mix are tractor pull and motor events for all ages. World-class harness racing is featured. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Standing Up To Fight Falling

7 Sep , 2019  

SourcePoint, in collaboration with the Stepping Up to Prevent Falls Coalition of Delaware County, is proud to present a free falls prevention and awareness event Monday, September 23 from 9 AM to Noon, at Mingo Park, 500 E. Lincoln Ave. in Delaware. More…

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History/Tourism

New Exhibits At Meeker Homestead Museum

6 Sep , 2019  

What we now know as the present-day village of Stratford, near US 23 and SR 315 south of Delaware, was settled in 1807 by John Beard and was the site of early pioneer mills in Delaware County.

The exhibit “Stratford a Mill Town” explains how the town grew from 1807 through 1902 along the banks of the Whetstone (Olentangy) River, which provided power for these mills which produced grain, wool, and paper. More…

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Business

Everstream Expands Into Columbus, Delaware

5 Sep , 2019  

Everstream, the business-only fiber network, has announced its expansion into Columbus with the completion of the initial 80-mile fiber ring throughout the city. These first network miles will be lit in September, while Everstream continues to build its Columbus network to more than 580 miles. By extending its network into Columbus, Everstream deepens its footprint in Ohio and adds to its overall expansion across the Midwest. More…

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Delaware

Local Urban Winery Adds New Partners; Plans Expansion

4 Sep , 2019  

The Oak & Brazen Wine Co, a thriving urban winery located in downtown Delaware, is adding new partners to the tasting room.  Amy & Justin Bresler of Delaware took over management control on September 1, along with all the events and community outreach the winery has become so well known for; while current owners, Jeff & Gina Kirby of Powell, focus their efforts on additional locations. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Scioto River Sweep

3 Sep , 2019  

The Delaware General Health District’s Keep Delaware County Beautiful program is seeking volunteers to help pick trash out of the Scioto River on September 7.

The Scioto River Sweep will take place that day from 9:00 AM to Noon. Volunteers will meet up at 8:30 AM at the Bellpoint Community Church shelter on State Route 257, and proceed to  clean up riverbanks on foot and the river channel in canoes. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Next Sunday Brings The All Horse Parade

2 Sep , 2019  

The best and largest horse parade east of the Mississippi River is making a return visit to Delaware next Sunday.

The Thirty-Fourth Annual All Horse Parade is set to start at 3:00 PM at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. As in past years, the parade will then travel east on Pennsylvania Avenue, south on Sandusky Street, west on Winter Street, north on Liberty Street, west on Lincoln Avenue, and then north on Euclid Avenue back to the Fairgrounds. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Symphony Announces 41st Season

1 Sep , 2019  

The Central Ohio Symphony has announced its 41st season, which includes one of the most popular piano concertos by Tchaikovsky, a major symphony by Sibelius, and guest artists from both local and world stages.

Included will be orchestra highlights that span music from Mozart to today, all in beautiful Gray Chapel on the Ohio Wesleyan campus. Join conductor Jaime Morales-Matos and the Central Ohio Symphony musicians for a season of beautiful and powerful music to touch your heart. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Copious Colors And Sonic Splendor

31 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Music will kick off its 2019-2020 concert and recital schedule with a free performance showcasing OWU’s Rexford Keller Memorial Organ, a four manual tracker action organ with 82 ranks, 55 stops, and 4,644 pipes.

The concert, featuring instructor James Hildreth, will be held at 7 PM on September 20 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Evans Farm House Advertised On The New York Times

30 Aug , 2019  

Evans Farms in Lewis Center, the new urbanism development that recently hosted the BIA Parade of Homes, is apparently gaining national notice.

At least recently, that is, as one of its houses is currently advertised in the New York Times’ Real Estate section. More…

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