The Delaware Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:54:29 EST 1800 Official’s firing one of 2014’s top stories EDITOR'S NOTE: The Gazette staff has been reviewing local events of the past year and chosen its Top Ten Stories of 2014. Today, we kick off our series of stories reviewing the 10 local news events of the past year that we thought were the... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:17:01 EST Candidates emptied war chests for state posts Candidates vying to represent Delaware County in the Ohio Legislature, for the most part, emptied their campaign war chests in the days leading up to the Nov. 4 election. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:29:04 EST Budget, buildings on agenda Delaware City Council will vote on a 2015 budget, expanding two schools and the historic overlay district at its last meeting of the year on Monday. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:52:03 EST Snow means no parking on streets If you live in Sunbury, you now have to remove your vehicle from the street when snowfalls exceed three inches. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:37:02 EST Our ‘Teen of the Week:’ Samantha Hardy Editor's note: The Gazette's weekly “Teen of the Week” feature, sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan University, recognizes top high school seniors from around Delaware County. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:41:03 EST Davis elected to executive committee Bret Davis of Delaware County, a board member of the Ohio Soybean Association and Ohio Soybean Council, was recently elected to the executive committee of the American Soybean Association and one of four ASA vice presidents. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:49:06 EST BBB: Ticket buyers beware Serious about attending the Sugar Bowl? Then make sure you aren't getting suckered on your seats. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:46:02 EST Moving to stay warm 24-year-old Casey Ream, an employee of Arrow Advertising, struck a pose, while spinning and dancing with a business sign – and also while trying to get the attention of Delaware motorists – in the light snowfall and cold wind on South... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:01:04 EST Flu hospital cases rising rapidly Influenza-like illness is now widespread throughout Ohio, and the numbers of associated hospitalizations are increasing rapidly, state health officials say. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:57:02 EST POLICE BLOTTER Delaware police report: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:08:07 EST Pets of the Week Herriet, a 6.1-pound, 20-month-old spayed female domestic shorthair muted Calico cat, and Savannah, a 5-year-old spayed female tri-color beagle mix, are the pets of the week – available for adoption at the Humane Society of Delaware County... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:02 EST OWU students recognized for community service For the sixth consecutive year, Ohio Wesleyan University students are being recognized for their service to others with inclusion on the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:04 EST Powell responds to lawsuit The city of Powell wants a court to advise it on how to proceed with a charter amendment passed by voters last month. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:56:04 EST Chorus to perform twice Sunday The Delaware Community Chorus will present its holiday concert, “The Best Time of the Year,” at 3 and 5 p.m. Sunday in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 45 W. Winter St. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:06:03 EST BV officials, residents discuss way forward After last month's defeat of a ballot measure to upgrade Buckeye Valley elementary schools, school officials vowed to take their time and get input from the community before going back to voters. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:07:02 EST POLICE BLOTTER Delaware police report:A 50-year-old woman on Round Pearl Court reported Tuesday morning that her $9,000 wedding ring had been stolen from her home. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:01:05 EST 6-count indictment in Aldi’s robbery A Delaware County grand jury has returned a six-count indictment against a Columbus man accused of robbing the Aldi's grocery store in Lewis Center. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:10:02 EST OWU gets $250K donation in honor of retired staff member$250K-donation-in-honor-of-retired-staff-member John H. Reed's 32-year career with Ohio Wesleyan University is one for the books. Reed, still an active member of the OWU community, served as the university's archival librarian from 1952 to 1984. His impact on campus was so great that... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:05:03 EST 60th Clearing House a success The 60th Christmas Clearing House by People In Need Inc. of Delaware County has helped 2,255 people this holiday season. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:48:01 EST Adult-only hotel put on hold The developer of a planned adult-only hotel in southern Delaware County is terminating his purchase agreement with the property owner, according to an Orange Township official. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:16:02 EST