Business

Art Van Opens On Gemini Place With Celebrity Guests

31 Mar , 2019  

The collection of furniture stores in the Polaris area has grown again.

The new addition is a two story, 70,000 square foot Art Van showroom which opened on Saturday at 1551 Gemini Place. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware General Health District Joins In Centennial Celebration

30 Mar , 2019  

This year marks the 100th anniversary of two legislative acts that shaped the future of public health in Ohio. The Hughes Act and Griswold Act, both enacted in 1919, established the modern-day organization of local health departments and laid the foundation for public health efforts still in effect today.

As part of National Public Health Week, April 1-7, the Delaware General Health District is joining local health departments throughout Ohio to collectively celebrate 100 years of public health with a coordinated promotional campaign theme of “How the past has made public health matter.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

Powell Opens Registration Soon For Summer Programs

29 Mar , 2019  

The City of Powell will be signing folks up starting April 10 for its annual Summer Programs series though Powell Parks and Recreation.

Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 AM-7 PM on Wednesday, April 10 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 AM on Thursday, April 11 and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 AM Friday, April 12. More…

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Business

Company Expands In Delaware County; Targets 40 New Jobs

28 Mar , 2019  

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (ATS), an industry-leading automation solutions provider, has announced plans to combine its two facilities in the Columbus Region and expand its operations at a new 25 acre site in Lewis Center, targeting the creation of at least 40 new jobs. Hiring for management, engineering, technical, production and administrative positions is expected to begin in Q1 2020. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Named In Top Ten Healthiest Communities Nationwide

27 Mar , 2019  

Douglas County, Colorado may be the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released this week in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, but Delaware County is close on its heels. More…

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Delaware

Parking Of The Future Arrives In Downtown Delaware Next Week

26 Mar , 2019  

It’s convenient. It’s easy. And it’s coming to a parking lot near you.

Visitors to downtown Delaware will soon have the ability to pay their parking meters with a credit or other bankcard. The new system will launch on April 1. More…

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Business, Delaware

Delaware Council To Consider CRA For Downtown Building Investment

25 Mar , 2019  

On Tuesday evening, Delaware City Council will consider approval of a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) agreement that would see a tax abatement to facilitate a $850,000 investment in a historic downtown building.

In specific, SELO BELNO LLC, which owns and operates the Son of Thurman restaurant at 5 North Sandusky Street, is looking to invest that sum to being commercial leased office space to the second and third floors of that structure. Those offices would include a new home for the restaurant’s offices as well. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Alexa, What’s Up At The Delaware County District Library?

24 Mar , 2019  

Another bit of the future has arrived in Delaware County through a new skill available on devices which utilize the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant.

Now, you can get answers to questions about programs and offerings from your local library. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Read A Good Book – With Others!

22 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever wanted to join a book club? Do you enjoy period literature, particularly from the middle of the 20th century?

If so, you’re in luck as the Gallant Farm Book Club has announced the books to be read during spring 2019.

Anyone14 and older can attend and join in on the stimulating book discussion. The group meets each month on the last Wednesday, starting at 6:30 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

County Officials Approve Major Multi-Use Development In Orange Township

21 Mar , 2019  

A new multi-use development project is moving forward in Delaware County.

The “Kerbler Project” is sited on nearly 300 acres, adjacent to Mount Carmel Lewis Center (7100 Graphics Way) and the newly formed Creekside Industrial Park, just to the east of U.S. Route 23. Located in Orange Township, the project will combine 300 units of multi-family housing with single-family housing, a senior-care facility and retail, light office and industrial development. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Who Has The Best Pizza In Delaware County?

20 Mar , 2019  

Congratulations are in order for a well-known local restaurant that serves a well-loved product.
This week saw publication of the 2019 edition of “The best pizza shop in each of Ohio’s 88 counties” list on cleveland.com. This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Get Trained To Spot

19 Mar , 2019  

The National Weather Service is looking for weather spotters.

The NWS office in Wilmington is holding Spotter Training sessions across Ohio, including here in Delaware County. These classes are free and open to the public, but some may require advanced registration. More…

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History/Tourism

Hayes Exhibit Worth A Trip From Delaware To Fremont

18 Mar , 2019  

As local historians know, the city of Delaware has a strong connection not only with native son Rutherford B. Hayes, but also with his wife, Lucy Webb Hayes.

An exhibition underway at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museum in Fremont looks at one of both Hayes’ favorite topics – temperance. Artifacts on display include one from Lucy Hayes. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Schools

College, Careers, And Coffee

16 Mar , 2019  

Parents of Delaware County 6th to 9th graders, you are invited to a College and Career Coffee Chat.

Are you beginning to talk to your child about college and career? Why not attend an upcoming session to learn more about the “super electives” your student can take later in high school via the Delaware Area Career Center: Zoo school, engineering, nursing, bioscience, app development, cybersecurity, pharmacy, digital design and more. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Big And Glorious Music

15 Mar , 2019  

It makes sense that big music needs big spaces and a big number of performers.

And few pieces of music get larger that the Requiem of Giuseppe Verdi, originally written in 1874 for four soloists, double choir, and orchestra. More…

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