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Eagles, Patriots win openers

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By Ben Stroupbstroup@civitasmedia.comThey only got in a half, but it was more than enough time for the Golden Eagles to establish themselves as the better group Tuesday night in Sunbury.Bailey Bodker and Maddie Aleshire each found the back of the net in the first half, and Colleen White anchored the defense with a five-save effort in goal as Big Walnut notched an official, albeit abbreviated, 2-0 win over visiting Watkins Memorial. Lightning delayed things at halftime before the game was eventually called off altogether.BW coach Drew Pitzer said he liked what he saw from his team in the opener: a group of girls playing for one another.

 

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By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comAn agreement between the developer of a residential property in Berlin Township and Delaware County sets a bad precedent that will ultimately cost taxpayers in the end, according to one county commissioner.Commissioner Ken O’Brien was highly critical of a deal approved Thursday in a 2-1 vote that he says will lead to higher taxes, increased sewer fees or reduced service.O’Brien cast the lone vo...

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The Hon. Barack ObamaPresident of the United States1600 Pennsylvania Ave.Washington D.C. 20500202-456-1111www.whitehouse.gov/commentU.S. SenatorsRob Portman (R)Sherrod Brown (D)37 W. Broad St.200 N. High St.Room 300Room 614Columbus, OH 43215Columbus, OH 43215(614) 469-6774(614) 469-2083(800) 205-6446...

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The Gazette welcomes letters to the editor about public interest issues. Discourse and debate are hallmarks of a democracy. The letters must be emailed to newsroom@delgazette.com. We will no longer accept handwritten or typed letters.All letters must include the writer’s name, address and daytime phone number. The Gazette may call the number to verify authorship of the letter. Anonymous letters, form letters, and letters over 650 words or those without a phone number will be ...

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Police still not concerned about ‘The Purge’

By Stacy Kessskess@civitasmedia.comAn Internet rumor that began circulating in early August has targeted the Delaware area as the next city for “a purge” today, but police anticipate no problems.The rumor of a real-life version of the fictional film “The Purge 2” began online with warnings of a 12-hour period in which all crime is legal, similar to the movie’s premise, on Aug. 15 in Louisville.The rumor spread around th...

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Common Core repeal could be costly and confusing, lawmakers and educators say

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comAn effort in the Ohio Legislature to repeal recently implemented educational standards is not being received warmly among Delaware County lawmakers and education officials.The legislation, House Bill 597, would repeal Common Core learning standards in the state. But those involved in implementing the new standards say a repeal would be costly and foolhardy.“Our teachers have spent countless hours hel...

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The dangers of a calling

By Stacy Kessskess@civitasmedia.comWe lost one of our own this week.After being captured by the terrorist group, ISIS, we learned journalist James Foley was beheaded.Reporters and photographers have a strange camaraderie. We vie for position in press conferences. We try to be first, the most factual and the most in-depth. We argue in the newsroom. But at the end of the day, we are one.Only fellow reporters and photographers can truly unde...

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Double-fatal crash leads to charges against commerical driver

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comA Tennessee man is facing two counts of vehicular homicide in connection with Wednesday’s accident at U.S. 23 and Ohio 229 that left two people dead and three others injured.Randall G. Lee, 58, of Christiana, Tenn., pleaded not guilty Thursday in Delaware Municipal Court to the two first-degree misdemeanor charges of vehicular homicide and one count of assured clear distance.Lee is being held at the ...

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Well-rounded effort sends Braves over Warhawks

By Ben Stroupbstroup@civitasmedia.comOlentangy’s girls volleyball team picked up its second straight win to start the season Tuesday, knocking off host Westerville Central in three sets.The Braves had their hands full in the first, slipping away with a slim 25-23 win, but cruised down the stretch thanks to back-to-back 25-15 wins in the second and third.“It was a great team win for us,” Olentangy coach Michelle Mimna said. “W...

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Double-fatal crash closes U.S. 23 at Ohio 229

All lanes of U.S. 23 are closed at Ohio 229 due to a double-fatal crash. There is no estimate on when the roadway will reopen. Motorists are asked to find an alternate route.

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Braves knock off Golden Eagles

By Ben Stroupbstroup@civitasmedia.comOlentangy’s girls tennis team started league play on a positive note, blanking host Big Walnut 5-0 Tuesday afternoon in Sunbury.The Braves’ most dominant performance came at second singles, where Kathleen Jones knocked off Erika Kessler 6-1, 6-0. Bri Brdicka and Namrata Arya accounted for Olentangy’s other singles wins. Brdicka handled Macie Kercsmar 6-2, 6-1 at first singles while Arya beat Abigail Friend...

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Construction continues Monday at Schultz Elementary School. The additions will include new rooms for fifth grade students and additional kindergarten classrooms. The Delaware City Schools’ construction projects are part of a district-wide building expansion paid for by a levy passed May 7, 2013, when voters approved a 3.6-mill levy to fund expansions to eight existing school buildings. The levy will cost homeowners about $60 per $100,000 of residential valuation every year for 37 years....

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