delgazette.com
Operand type clash: text is incompatible with int
Featured Story
 

Eagles, Patriots win openers

3 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

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.

 

Health district, city collaborate on tobacco-free signs

Staff reportsThe Delaware General Health District recently collaborated with the City of Delaware on the installation of several Young Lungs at Play tobacco prevention signs located at some city parks and recreational areas.The Young Lungs at Play signs were initiated by the Delaware General Health District’s Tobacco-Free Delaware County Coalition and Go Healthy! Delaware County Coalition who worked with the city to produce these signs as a reminder to park attende...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

‘Purge’ fear just the latest urban legend

By Stacy Kessskess@civitasmedia.comEvery so often, I receive an email from my mother warning me to be careful in mall parking lots when an old woman asks for help.Or not to stop if I see a baby left on the side of the road.Or not to pull over if an unmarked police vehicle flashes lights while I’m driving down a dark country road.To each and every one of these emails, I reply with two words: urban legend.These are modern-d...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Dos Festivals return to Sunbury, Galena

Sunbury Sizzle & Sound and Galena Summerfest, also known as Dos Festivals, are back today.Running from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., both feature music, food and activities for the kids.Sizzle & Sound, located in the Sunbury Square, features music acts such as McGuffey Lane, South Wynd and Shucking Bubba Deluxe.Summerfest in the Galena Square will feature artists Jimi & the Coolers, Pett Crow and the Mark May Band.More than 8,000 patrons attended Dos Festival...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Symphony announces season schedule

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comThe Central Ohio Symphony this week announced its slate of concerts for its 36th season.This year’s schedule, which kicks off in October, features five performances and several premiers. Conductor Jaime Morales-Matos will be in his 12th year leading the Central Ohio Symphony.“It’s going to be a year that has lots of musical landmarks,” said Executive Director Warren Hyer.

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Contact your elected officials

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...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Write to Us

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, letters over 650 words or those without a phone number wi...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

(No heading)

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...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Correction policy

If there is a substantive error in The Gazette, please let us know, and we will attempt to correct or clarify it in this space on Page 2. We’re sorry for the error, but thanks for letting us know about it.

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Correction policy

If there is a substantive error in The Gazette, please let us know, and we will attempt to correct or clarify it in this space on Page 2. We’re sorry for the error, but thanks for letting us know about it.

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Submit your news to The Gazette

The Delaware Gazette welcomes and encourages civic and fraternal organizations, school groups and clubs, churches, and nonprofit organizations to submit notices (news releases) about their events and meetings for publication.We ask those sending notices to follow these guidelines:News releases (with or without photographs) should be sent at least one week in advance of the event. Both the name and telephone numbers of the person submitting the material must be included....

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Contact your elected officials

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...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Write to us

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 ...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

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...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

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...

1 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

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...

2 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Write to Us

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 ...

2 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

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 ...

2 days 3 hours ago | | | Email

Weather

Sponsored By:

Local Gas Prices

Lowest Gas Prices in Delaware
Delaware Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Featured Business