NEWS


DPHD: 96% of doses used so far

DPHD: 96% of doses used so far

The Delaware Public Health District is reporting that 96% of the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine it has received has been used, up from last week.The he...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


4-H holds recognition event

4-H holds recognition event

In spite of the challenges 2020 presented, the Delaware County 4-H community pushed through to help members learn, while clubs continued to have an im...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Treasurer steps down to accept position at auditor’s office

Treasurer steps down to accept position at auditor’s office

Delaware County Treasurer Michael Ringle announced Thursday that he is leaving his post to accept the position of Delaware County chief deputy auditor...

February 20th, 2021 |  


Parks seeking input on projects

Parks seeking input on projects

SUNBURY — Preservation Parks of Delaware County is seeking public input before applying for a grant that will aid in two park construction proje...

February 20th, 2021 |  


Brown creeper makes appearance

Brown creeper makes appearance

Every once in a while, there is something that adds excitement to life with COVID-19. Just before Christmas we had our first-ever brown creeper (certh...

February 20th, 2021 |  


Delaware Public Health District: Delaware County coronavirus deaths now 91

Delaware Public Health District: Delaware County coronavirus deaths now 91

The Delaware Public Health District said 91 county residents have died to date from the virus in its latest COVID-19 numbers report.“We are sadd...

February 19th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Area swimmers, divers punch tickets to state showcase

Area swimmers, divers punch tickets to state showcase

Olentangy junior Martina Peroni won a pair of events on the girls’ side and Olentangy Liberty’s Hudson Williams won for the boys to highli...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Michigan too much for Ohio State down the stretch

Michigan too much for Ohio State down the stretch

COLUMBUS — No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan didn’t disappoint in their much-anticipated meeting on Sunday, but it was the Wolverines wh...

February 21st, 2021 updated: February 21st, 2021. |  


Big half helps Braves ground Golden Eagles

Big half helps Braves ground Golden Eagles

If defense wins championships, it most certainly wins second-round games, too.The 12th-seeded Olentangy girls basketball team used it to its advantage...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Holtmann talks looming showdown

Holtmann talks looming showdown

Fresh off a difficult win over a pesky Penn State team on Thursday night, the No. 4 Ohio State men’s basketball team will have little time to re...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Golden Eagles pull away from Warriors

Golden Eagles pull away from Warriors

The Big Walnut boys basketball team set the tone with a 21-point first quarter on the way to a 71-56 OCC-Capital Division win over visiting Westervill...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Canal upsets Hayes in tourney opener

Canal upsets Hayes in tourney opener

It’s hard to beat a team three times in a single season, no matter what the sport is.The Delaware Hayes girls basketball team found that out dur...

February 17th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Yoder family prepares for baby

Yoder family prepares for baby

We’re working on organizing closets, cleaning out neglected corners, and getting things in order before the baby comes. I’m enjoying every...

June 2nd, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria answers questions from readers

The Amish Cook: Gloria answers questions from readers

I received several letters from readers with questions that got my mind spinning. Let’s each grab a cup of tea (okay, you can have your coffee i...

March 5th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

This time of year our Delaware County District Library reference desks see an uptick in tax questions of all kinds. If you are required to file a 2020...

February 20th, 2021 |  


‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

“All men are born free and equal.”— Massachusetts Constitution of 1780“I heard that paper read yesterday. Won’t the law ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Refuse to eat dish best served cold

Refuse to eat dish best served cold

They say, “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” In the film ‘The Princess Bride,” there is a line at the end of the movie that...

February 19th, 2021 |  


U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on Agent Orange.In 2002, Vietnam and the U.S. held a joint conference on Huma...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Love gardening, plants? Pass it on

Love gardening, plants? Pass it on

As a child I spent many, many weekends at my grandmother “Oma’s” house.My Oma and Opa were my father’s parents, immigrants fro...

February 17th, 2021 |  


Valentine’s Day patent war

Valentine’s Day patent war

“Whatever evidence there is, is in favor of the caveat having been filed first.”— Elisha Gray“Great discoveries and improvemen...

February 12th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA