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BV East slates music program

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Buckeye Valley East Elementary students Noah Smith, Lilly Claypool, and Kason Kaelber prepare for the upcoming spring music program. Kindergartners, first-graders, and second-graders will present their program at 2:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Kindergartners will sing and each classroom will present a story. First-graders will sing about making music. Second-graders will present a mini-musical called, “Hats.” The program is directed by Cathy Shinaberry.

 

Race to celebrate summer, showcase Delaware

Delaware will hold its first half and quarter marathon to welcome summer and to benefit the American Lung Association May 31.“The timing was well because the weather is changing,” said organizer Craig Thompson. “April it’s raining, but May it’s warming up. We wanted to do something in the evening to celebrate fun with friends and family on a warm summer evening.”Thompson, a long-time Delaware resident said the New Moon Half and Quarter...

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BV ends unpopular part of compensation package

The Buckeye Valley Local School District’s Board of Education put an end to an unpopular practice Tuesday.In an unanimous vote, the board approve a measure that eliminates “pick up on the pick up” for administrative employees. Pension pick up is a controversial practice in which the school district pays an employee’s share of state pension contribution.Buckeye Valley is currently paying 14 percent of administrative employees’ retirement cont...

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COA to host Roaring 20s Senior Prom

When seniors get dressed for the prom this May, they’ll be thinking of the Roaring 20s.The seniors attending this prom, however, aren’t graduating high school; they’ll be attending the Senior Prom at the Center for Older Adults – an event now in its 10th year for older adults in Delaware County.“Coming to the prom gives them the opportunity to look pretty – or dashing in the case of the gentlemen – and feel special,” said C...

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BV renovation plan moves forward

The Buckeye Valley Local School District continues to move toward the renovation of its three elementary buildings and the reopening of the shuttered North Elementary.OHM Advisors, the firm hired to give the district a cost estimate on the renovation of the buildings, has conducted its first walk-through of each building, and identified several problems that will need to be fixed.Each of the buildings needs to be made in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Ac...

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COA honors volunteers during annual ceremony

The Council for Older Adults recognized its more than 800 volunteers Thursday during its annual Volunteer Recognition event.More than 250 supports of COA attended the event at which volunteers Tracey Merrin, Doneta Stoner, Sandra Stults and Mary K. Thompson were recognized for 20 years of service to COA. Maxine Patterson, Roger VanSickle, and Shirley VanSickle received recognition for 15 years of service. The Council also recognized 11 volunteers for 10 years of service, and 107 vo...

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Downtown flower pot cleanup scheduled

Main Street Delaware is getting ready for spring with a volunteer effort to clean up the flower pots in downtown.The downtown Delaware organization is asking volunteers to assist in cleaning and preparing the 22 ground level flower pots along Sandusky Street beginning 6 p.m. Thursday.Volunteers are asked to help remove trash, clean out the flower pots and sweep the side walks – and to bring push brooms and other gardening tools to help in the cleaning process. At 1...

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Live performance to mark Record Store Day

Delaware’s record store will join 1,000 independent record stores across the country in celebrating Record Store Day Saturday.Endangered Species … The Last Record Store on Earth, 12 N. Sandusky St., will host a live acoustic performance by Eli Echevarria as John Lennon. Echevarria, who performs with the Beatles tribute band The BackBeats, will perform two sets beginning at 3 p.m., including both Beatles and Lennon-solo songs.“He’ll be in full char...

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Rob and Christy Leeds inducted into hall of fame

Rob Leeds, Delaware County OSU Extension Educator and...

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Delaware Place still renting units

Riverside Landing at Delaware Place is still accepting...

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Prosecutor’s Office honors ‘Top Cop’

Columbus Police Detective Mark Young is recognized as a...

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Robber takes items worth $50,000

The Powell Police Department is investigating a robbery...

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