NEWS


MORPC releases 2020 air quality report

MORPC releases 2020 air quality report

COLUMBUS — The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission released its annual air quality report Tuesday. The report provides a summary of air qualit...

February 25th, 2021 |  


DPHD: Delaware County coronavirus deaths now 97

DPHD: Delaware County coronavirus deaths now 97

Ninety-seven Delaware County residents have died to date from the coronavirus, the Delaware Public Health District notes in its latest COVID-19 number...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Juvenile court offering training

Juvenile court offering training

Starting this spring, the Delaware County Juvenile Court hopes to offer “Reimagining Juvenile Justice” training to local agencies and orga...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Extension granted, project shown at Sunbury P&Z

Extension granted, project shown at Sunbury P&Z

SUNBURY — The village’s Planning and Zoning Commission recently granted an extension to reconstruct a small home, and heard about a large ...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Member sought for county board

Member sought for county board

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint one member to the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The appointed ...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Hiddleson: Virus numbers ‘looking better’

Hiddleson: Virus numbers ‘looking better’

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delaware County is trending in a positive direction, and vaccinations are being administered weekly. During Mond...

February 24th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Orange’s Martin wins 2nd straight state title

Orange’s Martin wins 2nd straight state title

For the second straight year, Olentangy Orange senior Taryn Martin is on top of the Ohio high school girls wrestling world.After a perfect regular sea...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


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 |  


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


US draft remains in place on contingency basis

US draft remains in place on contingency basis

Editor’s note: This is part one of a six-part series on conscription (the draft).Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft,...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

This month last year at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road, the fields were water-logged, the lane to the pond was a mass of ruts filled with...

February 24th, 2021 |  


T Tauri helps tell important story

T Tauri helps tell important story

Buried in the bright stars of Taurus’ V-shaped head is a star that, at its brightest, is visible only in a medium-sized amateur telescope. At it...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA