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County earns top rating

County earns top rating

Delaware County has retained its top credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service and remains one of approximately 30 counties in the U.S. that ...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Director of Ohio Wildlife Center retires

Director of Ohio Wildlife Center retires

Ohio Wildlife Center announced Wednesday that after nine years as executive director, Dusty Lombardi has retired from her role in leading the state...

June 5th, 2021 |  


VOICEcorps adds TV service

VOICEcorps adds TV service

For nearly 50 years, VOICEcorps has given those around central Ohio with vision disabilities a free alternative to print. Now, the nonprofit organizat...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Delaware County Transit headed in new direction

Delaware County Transit headed in new direction

The Delaware County Transit Board has announced that it has begun a search for a new executive director, replacing longtime executive Director Dennis ...

June 5th, 2021 |  


DPHD moves to weekly reporting on COVID data

DPHD moves to weekly reporting on COVID data

In what may be a hopeful sign that the coronavirus pandemic is being brought under control at least locally, the Delaware Public Health District is no...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Olentangy unveils new logos

Olentangy unveils new logos

Over the past few years, the Olentangy Local School District (OLSD) has been hard at work in undertaking a districtwide rebranding initiative that wou...

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


SPORTS


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Area athletes compete at state showcase
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. |  


Area athletes solid at regional showcase

Area athletes solid at regional showcase

The upcoming OHSAA Division I State Track & Field Championships will look a little different when they get started Friday morning. For starters, t...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Pioneers capture district crown

Pioneers capture district crown

Cole Cahill collected three hits, scored a run and knocked in another and Josh Laisure was sharp on the mound as the top-seeded Olentangy Orange baseb...

May 27th, 2021 |  


Eagles top Patriots in district final

Eagles top Patriots in district final

The Olentangy Liberty baseball team couldn’t have gotten off to a better start, greeting New Albany’s Ian Hoff with four straight hits to ...

May 26th, 2021 |  


Kinkead’s heroics lift Bears over Panthers

Kinkead’s heroics lift Bears over Panthers

It took a couple extra innings, but the wait was worth the reward as Jake Kinkead’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted ...

May 25th, 2021 |  


Patriots double up Warhawks

Patriots double up Warhawks

Joe Tootle tip-toed around trouble in the fifth inning and the offense rewarded him with a couple key runs in the bottom of the frame as the fifth-see...

May 24th, 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


Catalpa — the ultimate fence post?

Catalpa — the ultimate fence post?

Have you ever heard of a “fence-post tree”? Also known as Indian bean tree, cigar tree, catawba, or caterpillar tree, Catalpa is a large t...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Prometheus’ ‘First Light’ will never be forgotten

Prometheus’ ‘First Light’ will never be forgotten

While I was in graduate school, my mind was not entirely devoted to literary studies, I am embarrassed to say. I built a series of larger and larger t...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Library can be good resource for job seekers

Library can be good resource for job seekers

This past week, the Delaware County District Library expanded or brought back many of our services that had been put on hold or limited due to the pan...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Remembering the Greatest Generation

Remembering the Greatest Generation

Seventy-seven years ago, June 6, 1944, thousands of America’s Greatest Generation, most between the ages of 18-30, crossed the English Channel i...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Scientists help us live better physical lives

Scientists help us live better physical lives

A new month has begun. When I wrote for this column late last year, we were entering another terrible time of the pandemic of COVID-19 in Delaware Cou...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Task force focused on Alzheimer’s, related dementias

Task force focused on Alzheimer’s, related dementias

It’s so wonderful to see people out and about these days, and there seems to be so much to catch up on. For me, 2021 feels as though it’s ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA