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Is there anything duct tape can't do?

Hayes High School students left their assistant principal hanging last week, all in the name of helping their classmates.

Outlet-mall JEDD decision left to township voters

Berkshire Township residents will decide the fate of a tax district centered on a planned outlet mall Tuesday, May 5, at the polls.

Station-to-station learning takes off at Smith

Teachers at Smith Elementary School are embracing the concept that students need personalized learning environments in order to succeed.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For information on the programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email SECVolunteer@ (volunteers) or SEC

Ross Museum to feature work of graduating seniors

Ohio Wesleyan University's graduating fine arts seniors will exhibit work through May 10, at OWU's Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, or email The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury. The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit for more information.

Police search near Oak Grove proves fruitless

A Columbus police official said homicide investigators did not uncover any evidence following a Wednesday, April 29, search of a site near Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware.
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Delaware: Man caught with ladder near teen's bedroom window

Delaware police arrested an Ashley man last month after they discovered him with a ladder near a girl's bedroom window.

OWU baccalaureate, commencement set for May 9-10

Ohio Wesleyan University's 2015 baccalaureate will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. The service will express the theme "On the Threshold of Home," with poetry and verse, personal reflections, dance and music performances. OWU's Religious Life Awards also will be presented during the program.

Mothers, daughters invited to share tea

The sixth annual Mother-Daughter Tea will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Myers Inn Museum, 45 Columbus Ave.

Main Street seeks planter planters

Community members are invited to help plant Main Street Delaware's 22 ground-level concrete planters for the summer season. The planters this year will be filled with native Ohio plants selected and supplied by Preservation Parks of Delaware County.

Library Friends announce three-day book fair

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library will hold a Bargain Book Fair May 15, 16 and 17, in the garage at the main library, 84. E. Winter St.

Journalist Haygood to speak at OWU commencement

Journalist Wil Haygood will address the graduates at Ohio Wesleyan University's 171st commencement ceremony, set for 1 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in front of the newly renovated Merrick Hall in Phillips Glen.

In campaign's homestretch, Big Walnut asks for votes

Big Walnut Local School District leaders are on the last lap of a long levy campaign -- but they're not slowing down their push to get voters to the polls this week.

Delaware County District Library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, contact or call 740-362-3861.

County joins state treasurer in transparency effort

Delaware County residents soon will have an easier way to see how the county spends its money.

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