Delaware County, OH

Memorial Day 2022 In Delaware County Cities

All across Delaware County the upcoming weekend will see parades, services, and other events commemorating Memorial Day. A partial list follows (this will be updated if we learn of additional events):. Delaware. Monday, 10 AM – A Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 30, will begin at 10 am at...
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Gather Ye At Ostander’s Medieval Faire

The costumes, food, and festivities of the past are making a trip forward in time on Saturday, June 4 for the Medieval Faire in Ostrander. The event, sponsored by the Delaware County District Library’s Ostrander Branch, features all things from the Middle ages – horses, jousting, traditional craftsmen, costumes, a Medieval marketplace, and more.
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Mortons inducted into HOF

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Eleven honorees, including Delaware County’s Donna and Walter Morton, were recognized for their accomplishments and volunteerism at the 46th Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Recognition Ceremony held May 25 at The Gallery At Champions venue in Columbus. Organized by the Central Ohio Area...
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Settlement Week full of positive outcomes

Settlement Week continues to be a great success for the Delaware County Domestic Relations Court and the families that go through the court system. It is hard for me to believe that we just completed our eighth Settlement Week. (Time goes by so fast.) We conduct Settlement Week two times a year, one week in May and one week in November.
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Leadership Delaware County graduates latest class

On May 17, the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce graduated 43 participants from the Leadership Delaware County Class of 2022. The graduation luncheon was held at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, the event’s annual sponsor. Leadership Delaware is a community leadership program and has been a hallmark program of...

Olentangy Schools Receives AAA Bond Rating

Olentangy Schools has achieved and maintained the highest credit rating possible, allowing the District to continue to receive the lowest interest rates available on its debt obligations. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings, the international authority on credit ratings and market intelligence, recently affirmed Olentangy Schools’ AAA bond rating in...
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‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign underway

The SAFE Delaware County Coalition joined with law enforcement last week for the kick off of a “Click It or Ticket” campaign designed to increase seat belt usage. The campaign is run by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration and runs from May 23 to June 5 to coincide with the Memorial Day holiday. During the campaign, law enforcement will participate in high-visibility enforcement efforts to increase seat belt usage.
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Board hears from woman who sued district

SUNBURY — A woman involved in a lawsuit with Big Walnut Local Schools returned to finish her comments to the Board of Education at its meeting last week. During the public comment portion of the board’s Feb. 17 meeting, community member Ashley Ryder directed her comments to specific board members about their positions regarding Syntero, a mental health provider. Board President Doug Crowl, who presided over the meeting, said she couldn’t defame board members and then told her to “Zip it for a minute! Your time is done … You can go sit down!”
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New exhibits to focus on birds, climate

SUNBURY — Two exhibits on display this summer will bring to life the incredible dynamics weather has on our lives, from food supplies to infrastructure to the natural world around us. “For the Love of Birds” is open May 28-Sept. 5 at Deer Haven Park, and the “Climate Connection” exhibit is open May 29-Sept. 5 at Shale Hollow Park.
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BW seeking feedback in search for superintendent

SUNBURY — The Big Walnut Local Schools Board of Education’s meeting last week featured an update from board member Steve Fujii on the district’s search for a new superintendent. “If you’ve paid any attention to my words over the last couple months, you know that my biggest...

Another Corporate HQ Moves From Franklin To Delaware County

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced plans to unify its Central Ohio operations by relocating its corporate office and headquarters to a location adjacent to the company’s existing Westerville locations. The move will create a walkable, three-building campus, facilitating collaboration among employees.