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City moving to single-stream recycling collection

City moving to single-stream recycling collection

The City of Delaware is changing curbside recycling from dual-stream collection to single-stream, beginning the week of Oct. 19.This means that reside...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Commissioners establish Public Defender Office

Commissioners establish Public Defender Office

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners, in consultation with the county’s judges, have created a Public Defender Commission that will, in tu...

October 16th, 2020 |  


HelpLine celebrates 50th anniversary

HelpLine celebrates 50th anniversary

In 1970, HelpLine was created by a group of women who took calls in their own homes. Today, the nonprofit now answers 17,000 calls a year and provides...

October 16th, 2020 |  


MSD aims to revive old building

MSD aims to revive old building

Revitalization of the former Sheets building, located at 20 E. William St. in downtown Delaware, is officially a go as Main Street Delaware (MSD) held...

October 16th, 2020 updated: October 16th, 2020. |  


Benton, Foster vie for county commissioner

Benton, Foster vie for county commissioner

One of two races for a seat on the Delaware County Board of Commissioners features a pair of candidates in incumbent Jeff Benton and newcomer Pamela F...

October 15th, 2020 |  


DGHD issues trick-or-treat guidelines

DGHD issues trick-or-treat guidelines

As Halloween draws closer, local communities have made their plans to go forward with trick-or-treating at the end of this month, but with some change...

October 15th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Jags upset Pacers in tourney opener

Fourteenth-seeded Delaware Hayes entered Monday’s Division I sectional semifinal against visiting and 25th-seeded Hilliard Bradley on an absolut...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Barons nab runner-up finish at MSL meet

Barons nab runner-up finish at MSL meet

Chloe Dawson finished fourth among individuals to lead the Buckeye Valley girls cross country team to a runner-up finish at the MSL-Ohio Championship ...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Turnovers doom Golden Eagles, boost Irish

Turnovers doom Golden Eagles, boost Irish

Turnovers hurt … especially when they lead to touchdowns at the other end.Ninth-seeded Big Walnut had four of them in the first half and eighth-...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Liberty rolls over Fairmont, 35-7

Liberty rolls over Fairmont, 35-7

POWELL — Led by a balanced offensive attack and a suffocating defense, the Olentangy Liberty Patriots are moving on in the OHSAA Division I Stat...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Patriots run past Bears, 4-1

Patriots run past Bears, 4-1

It took a little while for the Patriots’ speedy forwards to figure out keeper Jessica Burchinal and the Olentangy Berlin back line, but once the...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Eagles secure outright MOCAL championship

Eagles secure outright MOCAL championship

The Delaware Christian girls volleyball team lost seven seniors off last year’s MOCAL-title winning team, but still managed to win it again, thi...

October 13th, 2020 |  


LIFE


ODNR: Always boat sober

ODNR: Always boat sober

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Alcohol and boating don’t mix! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding everyone that operating a boa...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Sundays are for relaxation

Sundays are for relaxation

Somehow Sundays just put a relaxing slant on everything. I’m not sure what it really is, perhaps, it is the family times or the fact that itR...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Cooling down during summertime

Cooling down during summertime

These summer days really are pressing in. I forgot how muggy it could get in southern Illinois! Thankfully the children don’t seem to mind the h...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Local youth make challenge finals

Local youth make challenge finals

COLUMBUS – A team of two Ohio high school students took first place in the 2020 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals for its policy proposal abou...

June 23rd, 2020 |  


The more, the merrier

The more, the merrier

This week I’d like to introduce you to our two new pets at the Yoder household.Gumdrop has captured all of our hearts. We were all eagerly waiti...

June 17th, 2020 |  


Yoders take surprise trip

Yoders take surprise trip

Hey, you’ve got to join us for leisurely afternoon. Daniel suggested that we all go for a ride with our standard-bred mare, Sapphire, and open c...

June 11th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Farm campers visit Stratford Ecological Center

Farm campers visit Stratford Ecological Center

The general public visited Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road Oct. 3 for the first time since the COVID-19 restrictions began in mid-March.Th...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Discovering our better selves

Discovering our better selves

This past weekend, the ladies PGA Championship was contested at a golf course called Aronomink in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. The...

October 16th, 2020 |  


History, accomplishments of American Legion

History, accomplishments of American Legion

Here is a brief history of the founding and accomplishments of the American Legion.The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patrioti...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Pool: Proud to have grown up in Delaware

Pool: Proud to have grown up in Delaware

I have always said that growing up in Delaware was a very good experience.Seems like I knew everyone. Most people were friendly and truly had respect ...

October 14th, 2020 |  


Planetary extravaganza 2020 featuring Mars

Planetary extravaganza 2020 featuring Mars

We are in the midst of an astronomical extravaganza, at least as far as naked-eye planets are concerned.For Mercury, the hardest of the planets to see...

October 13th, 2020 |  


Allison: Find time to thank your pastor

Allison: Find time to thank your pastor

October is “Pastor Appreciation Month.” Honestly, I don’t know who actually created this concept and I have trouble keeping up with ...

October 9th, 2020 |  


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