Delaware Digest


City to host July 4 events

Delaware residents can celebrate the Fourth of July in downtown. Citizens for the 4th will kick off its parade at 3 p.m. Tuesday, starting at the fairgrounds and heading to Selby Stadium on Sandusky Street. The Central Ohio Symphony will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. behind the Gray Chapel, 61 Sandusky St., at Ohio Wesleyan University. Fireworks will start at 10 p.m.

City offices will be closed for the holiday with residential refuse, recycling and yard waste crews to operate on the “next day” collection schedule for the week starting Wednesday and continue through Saturday. Questions concerning the collection schedule may be directed at 740-203-1810.

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Bulk-item collection coming up

The city of Delaware will collect large, bulky items on July 13. Residents can pay $25 for up to three bulk items per stop. Residents must pay and schedule in advance at the city’s Public Works facility, 440 East William St. Bulk-item collection is the second Tuesday of each month.

Farmers’ Market keeps rolling along

Main Street Delaware’s downtown Farmers’ Markets continue this week. The market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday along Sandusky Street.

Library to host magic show

Delaware County District Library will host the Tricky Max Comedy Magic Show at the main library, 84 E. Winter St., 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Families can enjoy the performer’s interactive program with comedy, “acts of astonishment,” jokes and over-sized puppets.

Safety council to host health fair

The Delaware Area Safety Council will have its fourth annual Health, Wellness and Safety Fair at the Eagles Lodge, 127 E. William St., in Delaware, at 11:30 a.m. on July 11. Lunch will be served until noon when the presentation begins. The cost is $10. Those interested should RSVP by Friday. For more information, email [email protected].

U.S. 23-Hills Miller work to end July 20

The estimated completion date of the U.S. 23 and Hills Miller Road intersection project is now July 20. The postponement is due to private utility company delays relocating gas utility lines. The Hills Miller Road closure from U.S. 23 to Bruce Road will remain in place until July 20, as well. Traffic is being detoured utilizing Coover Road and Troy Road.

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