NEWS


Berkshire Township makes improvements to streamline website

Berkshire Township makes improvements to streamline website

GALENA — Several improvements have been made to Berkshire Township in recent months, starting with its website.The site, berkshiretwp.org, has a...

October 30th, 2020 |  


County announces plans for additional COVID-19 relief

County announces plans for additional COVID-19 relief

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners on Oct. 22 directed its staff to move ahead with programming that will distribute $3.5 million to local bus...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Hayes marching band makes most of 2020

Hayes marching band makes most of 2020

The Delaware Hayes Grand Pacer Marching Band concluded its unusual 2020 season this month, and the band’s director said the students kept the ba...

October 29th, 2020 |  


New development proposed near I-71

New development proposed near I-71

SUNBURY — Future development is being proposed at Fourwinds Drive and Fourwinds Court off of U.S. Route 36 and state Route 37.The Village of Sun...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Patrol offers safety tips ahead of Halloween

Patrol offers safety tips ahead of Halloween

COLUMBUS – While the traditional trick-or-treat night may look different this year, safety should remain a primary concern for parents, children...

October 29th, 2020 |  


ROSEMARY PARRISH

DELAWARE — Rosemary Parrish, 85, of Delaware, passed away peacefully, on Monday morning, October 26, 2020 at the Willow Brook Christian Village ...

October 28th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Braves pull away from Golden Eagles

Braves pull away from Golden Eagles

The seventh-seeded Olentangy girls soccer team scored three goals in the final 22 minutes to turn a close game into a comfortable 4-0 Division I distr...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 28th, 2020. |  


Tradition continues for BV, Hayes

Tradition continues for BV, Hayes

Two years ago on Aug. 24, 2018, the last time Buckeye Valley hosted Delaware Hayes in the kickoff of the varsity football season, 7,000-plus fans pack...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Warhawks clip Pioneers in 2OT

Warhawks clip Pioneers in 2OT

Sixteenth-seeded Westerville Central scored early and very, very late to outlast the sixth-seeded Olentangy Orange boys soccer team in a Division I di...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Team sports helpprovide valuablereal-life lessons

Team sports helpprovide valuablereal-life lessons

In the years to come when you look back on the COVID-19 pandemic, what will you remember most? While it may seem trivial to most, for a family that sp...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Orange, Berlin’s Raines solid at state tourney

Orange, Berlin’s Raines solid at state tourney

The Olentangy Orange boys golf team more than held its own in its first Division I Boys Golf State Tournament appearance in program history, finishing...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Olentangy punches ticket to regional semifinal

Olentangy punches ticket to regional semifinal

The Olentangy football team did a little of everything in its Division II, Region 7 quarterfinal win over visiting Worthington Kilbourne, coupling a b...

October 26th, 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


Veterans Memorial rededication set for Nov. 11

Veterans Memorial rededication set for Nov. 11

Veterans Day is Nov. 11. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners will rededicate the newly restored Delaware County Veterans Memorial outside the D...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Mars mania was out of this world in 2003

Mars mania was out of this world in 2003

As we saw last week, close approaches of Mars, which astronomers call oppositions, bring out the “crazy” in some people.Mars mania created...

October 27th, 2020 |  


DCDL offers wide array of virtual book clubs

DCDL offers wide array of virtual book clubs

How are you doing with your reading goals for 2020? I’ve asked many friends this question and received differing answers. For some, the coronavi...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Working towards peace among factions

Working towards peace among factions

John Wesley, patriarch of denominations with “Methodist” in their name, lived and preached in a time of tension between those who defended...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Spending more bread on dough

Spending more bread on dough

“There is no dispute that the bread supplied by Subway has a sugar content of 10% of the weight of the flour included in the dough, and thus exc...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


How Disabled American Veterans got its start

How Disabled American Veterans got its start

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is an organization chartered by the United States Congress for disabled military veterans of the United States Ar...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA