NEWS


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Delaware City Council receives COVID-19 update

Delaware City Council receives COVID-19 update

During Monday’s meeting of Delaware City Council, Delaware Public Health District (DPHD) Commissioner Shelia Hiddleson provided an update on the...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Sunbury back to holding in-person meetings

Sunbury back to holding in-person meetings

SUNBURY — The village has recently returned to holding its council and committee meetings in-person, after hosting them virtually due to the COV...

July 28th, 2021 |  


ODOT working on US 23 — again

ODOT working on US 23 — again

WALDO — Delaware County residents who take U.S. Route 23 to and from Marion County noticed a change in their commute on Monday.“The US 23 ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


OhioHealth taps Rahmanian to lead Grady

OhioHealth taps Rahmanian to lead Grady

OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital and OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital recently announced Armin Rahmanian, MHA, has been named president. Rahmani...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Pair promoted to chief deputy treasurers

Pair promoted to chief deputy treasurers

Delaware County Treasurer Donald E. Rankey Jr. announced July 15 the promotion of two longtime employees.Jessica Bendle, a 15-year employee, and Doug ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Unique fishing opportunity

Unique fishing opportunity

Local children will get the chance to catch fish with local police officers and firefighters during the upcoming Fish with a First Responder event to ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


OHSAA announces football regions for 2021 season

OHSAA announces football regions for 2021 season

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced the football region assignments for the upcoming 2021 season on Tuesday … and they’ll ...

June 29th, 2021 |  


Fishing derby returns to Delaware State Park

Fishing derby returns to Delaware State Park

Need something to do for Father’s Day weekend?If so, the Delaware State Park fishing derby has you covered.“We anticipate quite a few peop...

June 15th, 2021 updated: June 15th, 2021. |  


Eagles edge Pioneers in regional final

Eagles edge Pioneers in regional final

If you want to beat Olentangy Orange, the top-ranked baseball team in the state for much of the season, slowing down the top of the order is a must.Ea...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Area athletes earn all-state honors

Area athletes earn all-state honors

A trio of Olentangy Orange standouts earned all-state honors, Olentangy’s Sydney Burrs and Quin Forgrave combined to do it in five separate even...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Area athletes compete at state showcase

Area athletes compete at state showcase

A pair of area athletes reached the podium and a handful of others earned the chance to do the same during the first day of the Division I State Track...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 4th, 2021. |  


Pioneers outlast Wildcats in regional semi

Pioneers outlast Wildcats in regional semi

Westerville South gave the top-ranked Olentangy Orange baseball team all it could handle, getting the tying run to third base in the top of the sevent...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 4th, 2021. |  


LIFE


ODH: 11% of Ohioans are vaccinated against virus

ODH: 11% of Ohioans are vaccinated against virus

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting more than 11% of Ohioans have received one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, with 4% receiving both shots. T...

February 15th, 2021 |  


DPHD reporting 81 deaths from COVID-19

DPHD reporting 81 deaths from COVID-19

Three people have died in Delaware County this week due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 81, the Delaware Public Health District announced Friday.Tw...

February 5th, 2021 |  


DPHD: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in county top 10,000

DPHD: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in county top 10,000

The Delaware Public Health District reported Monday afternoon 10,104 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, exceeding the 10,000 mark.Confirmed ca...

February 1st, 2021 |  


Seitzes to celebrate 65th anniversary

Seitzes to celebrate 65th anniversary

Robert E. and Joyce (Tuller) Seitz will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30. They were married at the Sunbury United Methodist Church ...

December 26th, 2020 |  


Carters celebrate 60th anniversary

Carters celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Carter are celebrating 60 years of marriage today. On Dec. 17, 1960, they eloped to a justice of the peace and later on had a church...

December 17th, 2020 updated: December 18th, 2020. |  


Galena cancels tree lighting

GALENA — The Village of Galena has canceled its annual tree lighting ceremony previously scheduled for December 6.The following statement was is...

December 3rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Jefferson’s first crack at famous document

Jefferson’s first crack at famous document

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the original draft of the Declaration of Independence.Thomas Jefferson’s “or...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Constellations help us understand history

Constellations help us understand history

The constellations tell us much about our dim past. We lived in fear and awe of the powerful forces around us. As a result, our relationships with our...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Anxiety, depression on rise in US

Anxiety, depression on rise in US

COVID-19 and the events of the last 18 months may not equate to a zombie apocalypse, but as I see more and more live faces unmagnified by a Zoom squar...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Living in today’s VUCA world

Living in today’s VUCA world

A few years ago, I was introduced to the acronym “VUCA,” which stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Its origin is...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Breaking Barry: Basketball’s biggest bad guy

Breaking Barry: Basketball’s biggest bad guy

“If they sent him to the U.N., he’d end up starting World War III.”— Mike Dunleavy“His teammates and opponents generally...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Getting to know signers of famous document

Getting to know signers of famous document

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series on the Declaration of Independence. This week’s column highlights the signers of ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA