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Coming up

Big Walnut bond issue informational session, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 on the third floor of Sunbury Village Hall, 51 E. Cherry St. Representatives from the Big Walnut school board, district administration, facility committee and Community for Eagle Pride will respond to audience questions about the bond issue on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Military notes

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Nicholas E. Reardon, son of Edward Reardon of Sunbury, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Community Library news

The following programs are offered at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury, unless noted. For information, call 740-965-3901, email or visit Library hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library is closed Sunday.

Dogs, owners seek gold at fairgrounds

The Delaware Ohio Kennel Club will host a 4-H Canine Clinic and two American Kennel Club-approved all-breed dog shows Oct. 28-30 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, 236 Pennsylvania Ave.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, email register@preservation, or visit

Scouts plan facility at Camp Lazarus

The Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America, in partnership with Honda of America and the Delaware Area Career Center, recently broke ground on the new Honda Nature and Conservation Education Center at Camp Lazarus in Delaware.

Homestretch hot spot

Tax issue gets jump on growth

As Big Walnut Local School District residents consider whether they will support a $134 million bond issue next month, leaders say they simply want voters to be as informed as possible about the issue and why they're asking for its approval.

'Impressive' development coming to city

A developer's plans for an 80-acre site off U.S. Route 23 on Delaware's southeast side includes residences, offices, shops and a big-box retail store.

City leaders: Ballot issue updates, edits charter

Voters will determine Nov. 8 whether to give Delaware City Council the power to approve agreements with other governments more easily, among a raft of other charter changes.

Initial outlet-mall fears quickly fading

Nearly four months after an enormous grand-opening weekend, area officials say the Tanger Factory Outlet Center has been more productive and contributed to fewer problems than expected.

Coming up

"Gas Stations of Delaware County," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware. Delaware County Historical Society President Brent Carson will lead this free program based on the display at the Delaware County Fair. Details about historical gas-station photographs will be presented. For more information, call 740-369-3831, ext. 3, or visit

College notes

* Delaware-, Galena- and Sunbury-area students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include Gonzalo Adriazola-Mendoza, Kathryn Bender, Savannah Bever, Ryan Blackburn, Jacob Bosiokovic, Louis Bournique, Kelsi Bryan, Sheila Chucta, Ryan Dennis, Meghan Doherty, Joseph Eierman, Shannon Farley, Shawn Flynn, Bayli Friz, Caleb Garcia, Melinda Hill, Alyna Lewis, Tia Lyons, Vicki Morgan, Marliese Nist, Michael Owens, Meghan Pierce, Kellye Sauder, Kevin Schwartz, Kyle Seitz, Jody Sprague, Tyler Stone, Emma Swysgood and Daniel Violet.

Neighbors in the news

* Justin Emrich, a teacher at Olentangy Berkshire Middle School in Galena, has been named the 2016 Ohio Preserve America History Teacher of the Year.

Ballot nod could bring road repairs galore

Supporters of the city of Delaware's proposed income-tax increase are making a simple pitch to residents: Vote "yes" for fewer potholes and a shorter commute time.
Delaware County ballots

Two countywide levies await decisions; races unopposed

While Delaware County's nine candidates for countywide office are running unopposed, nearly all of the county's voters will be asked to determine the outcome of two ballot measures on Election Day.

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