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County health district: 'Buckle up'

Recent research shows front-seat vehicle passengers who wear lap and shoulder belts reduce their risk of fatal injury by 45 percent.
Olentangy River

Plan to remove dams held back no longer

City of Delaware officials expect work on a long-planned project aimed at removing two low-head dams from the Olentangy River to begin in the summer.

City Council approves deal for company

Delaware City Council last week unanimously approved an incentive package for a Chicago firm looking to move into Delaware's industrial park.
Parking in Delaware

Drivers with unpaid tickets may get boot

Frequent violators of parking laws in downtown Delaware may end up with more than a ticket on their vehicles if Delaware City Council approves a measure aimed at revamping the city's parking guidelines.

Couple's gift will fund new township hall

A Delaware County couple's gift has made it possible for Brown Township to build a new township hall.

Commissioners to fill mental health, recovery services seat

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking one member to appoint to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board.

Delaware, Big Walnut grads handled adversity well

Another school year has come and gone, and Delaware County seniors are itching to move on to the next stage of their lives.

Church to host yard sale May 25

The Sunbury United Methodist Church will host its 28th annual Memorial Day Yard Sale from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the church, 100 W. Cherry St., Sunbury.

Delaware, Sunbury plan holiday events

Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware will host a Parade of Flags procession Monday, May 25, to commemorate Memorial Day.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or email The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit preservationparks. com for additional information.

Coming up

Fluttering Families, first Kaleidoscope 5K for Special Families, 9 a.m. June 6 at Highbanks Metro Park, 9466 U.S. Route 23 N. This is the primary fundraiser for the year for this local nonprofit that provides events and activities at low-or-no cost for families of children with special needs. Cost is $30 for those ages 12 and older until May 16, $35 May 17 through June 5, and $40 the day of the race. Those registered by May 16 will receive a T-shirt. Registration and more information can be found at
Police beat

Delaware: Scam involving fake deputy cycles around again

Delaware police said a man claiming to be a Delaware County Sheriff's deputy targeted at least three city residents in a scam earlier this month.

'Victorian Internet' to be topic of May 12 Myers Inn program

Statistician and economist Jack Brown will present the program "Creating the Victorian Internet: Technology behind the Telegraph" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in Sunbury's Myers Inn Museum.

Flamenco dance company to perform at Ohio Wesleyan

The Siudy Garrido Flamenco Dance Company will perform one show at Ohio Wesleyan University before heading to California to perform with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

People In Need seeks box fan donations

The Delaware County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in coordination with People In Need of Delaware, is asking for donations of new box fans.

Delaware County District Library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. For information, contact or call 740-362-3861.

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