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Delaware ‘purge’ threat likely nothing to fear

A social media post announcing a night of lawlessness and violence in Delaware appears unrelated to any credible threats, according to Delaware County law enforcement officials.

Blue Limestone dog park nixed

Delaware City Council dropped Blue Limestone Park last week from the list of sites being considered for the city's dog park.

Elks building inches closer to oblivion

Delaware City Council voted last week to allow the demolition of the historic Elks building, reversing a decision by the city's Historic Preservation Commission.

Library on fall ballot; schools plan May request

The Sunbury Community Library will ask voters to approve a renewal levy Nov. 4, and the Big Walnut Local School District likely will follow in May with a levy request of its own.
Police beat

Delaware: Woman chases after suspect in burglaries

Delaware police are searching for a man suspected of stealing a woman's cellphone after she allegedly discovered him in the midst of a string of burglaries on the city's east side.

Tuttle's dedication to birds catches watershed group's eye

Delaware resident Dick Tuttle has devoted his life to helping the birds of central Ohio, and though the birds can't thank him, his community has.

Lunchtime options, space expanded at Hayes

A new college-like atmosphere in the Hayes High School cafeteria is offering students more flexibility in their schedules as well as an expanded selection of food.

Rachel's Challenge builds on district's emphasis on kindness

Delaware students and community members will have the opportunity to learn lessons from the first victim of the Columbine shooting in 1999: Rachel Joy Scott.

Many happy returns

The tournament served as this year's U.S. Boomerang Association National Championships.
Delaware County ambulance

Upgraded for larger folks, vehicle will serve region

Delaware County's chief of emergency medical services says an ambulance upgraded to better serve obese people is "a regional asset."

Newly annexed land connects Sunbury to development site

Sunbury's latest annexation bridges the gap between the proposed NorthGate development and the village.

Goal of events: trash-free Olentangy

Delaware residents who believe the Olentangy River should be home for fish and frogs, not bikes and tires, can attend two upcoming river cleanup events.

District works to get good read on what students know

Delaware schools this year will focus on ways to include more blended learning options in the curriculum, as well as improving assessments for students.

Lunchroom renovations await Hayes students

Between building construction, summer maintenance, new bus routes and a new phone system, it hasn't been a quiet summer in the Delaware City School District's facilities and transportation department.

Remodeled Harrison Street ready for action

Students in the Big Walnut School District will return to school Wednesday, Aug. 13, and this year, all seven school buildings are open for business.
A walk in the park

Misleading moth rewards a second look

When is a hummingbird not a bird? When it's a moth.

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