Delaware County

Three County Trail Projects Receive Funding

12 Apr , 2019  

Three multi-use trail projects in Delaware County have been selected by the Delaware County Trails Committee to receive funding from its assistance program.

The trail projects are located in Shawnee Hills, Berkshire Township and jointly in the city of Delaware and Liberty Township. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners awarded these projects a total of $78,997.50. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Macy’s Launches New Retail Experience Nationwide, Including At Polaris

11 Apr , 2019  

Macy’s has announced the launch of STORY, the narrative-driven retail experience in 36 stores nationwide. MAC Cosmetics, Crayola®, Levi’s® Kids & more than 70 small businesses partner with STORY at Macy’s on Color STORY, where customers will find hundreds of curated products and enjoy engaging community events.

These 36 stores include the Macy’s location at Polaris Fashion Place Mall. More…

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Delaware County

Practice Makes Perfect: Come Try The County’s New Voting Machines

9 Apr , 2019  

This coming Primary Election, May 7, will see a new day for voting in Delaware County.

In specific, it will be the first time that some 1,000 new voting machines will be put to the test. Never fear if you have trepidation about using new technology, however; the Delaware County Board of Elections is holding an Open House this Friday, April 12 from 11 AM to 3 PM at its office located at 2079 US Route 23N to acquaint you with the new system. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Celebrating The Return Of Martins And Ospreys

7 Apr , 2019  

On one upcoming weekend, Preservation Parks is celebrating spring by welcome two different bird species at two different venues.

On Saturday, April 13, “Amethysts of the Sky” will recognize the return of purple martins to Gallant Farm. As always, the martins will entertain with their aerial acrobatics and delightful songs. They have to be seen and heard to be believed! More…

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Life in Delaware County

Buckeye Blooms On The Way

6 Apr , 2019  

Ohioans will soon be treated to a spectacular display of native spring wildflowers. This year’s season began in late March in Ohio’s southern counties and gradually will move northward as the season comes to an end in the middle of May, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

“Spring is one of the most magical times of year in Ohio,” said ODNR Director Mary Mertz. “Spring welcomes an array of colorful wildflowers, which line trails and hillsides all over the state. Hiking is a great way to get outdoors to see spring wildflowers and reconnect with nature after the chill of the winter months.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

Civic Pride On First Friday: Updated

5 Apr , 2019  

NOTE: Updated with more information.

During the April First Friday in downtown Delaware, some civic pride will be on display.

In fact, that’s the theme of the first road closure First Friday of 2019 downtown. On April 5 from 6 PM to 9 PM, walk the street, shop the shops, eat the food, see the sights, and celebrate what it takes to keep Delaware looking good. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Orange Township

Local Author To Look Back On Mental Health Treatment Over A Century Ago

4 Apr , 2019  

On Tuesday, April 9, the Orange Branch of the Delaware County District Library will be hosting a local author who has conducted research into the history of mental illness and treatment.

Author Mindy McGinnis will be sharing research behind her Edgar Award-winning Gothic historical thriller, “A Madness So Discreet.” More…

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Business, Sunbury

The Sunbury News Announces End Of Print Publication

3 Apr , 2019  

Closures, mergers, and downsizing continue in the beleaguered media industry. This week has already seen the layoff of an entire third of the unionized staff at the Plain Dealer in Cleveland.

Now, that reality has hit closer to home.

On Monday, an announcement appeared on the website of The Sunbury News alerting readers that the March 30 newspaper was the final print edition that would be produced. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Receives New Delivery Van Donation For Meals On Wheels

1 Apr , 2019  

SourcePoint recently received a gift from Greif, a leading global industrial packaging manufacturer based in Delaware, for the purchase of a new delivery van for SourcePoint’s Meals on Wheels program. Each year, SourcePoint delivers more than a quarter-million meals to local seniors. The new van replaces a 2005 vehicle with more than 107,000 miles and several mechanical issues. More…

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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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