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Peachblow Pottery among exhibitors at annual Winterfair Dec. 5-7

Many of the porcelain pottery pieces by Gail Russell at Peachblow Pottery are influenced by organic, natural forms while being fully functional.

District quells fears about state board's suggestion

Some teachers are upset about proposed changes to Ohio's operating standards by the State Board of Education.

Galena awaits results of Nov. 4 ballot issue

Galena residents will have to wait a little bit longer to find out whether voters passed a village operating levy.

Snow day ... already?

COA announces expanded services, essay contest

The Council for Older Adults (COA) announced the expansion of services designed to help support those caring for older adults and an essay contest to celebrate the expansion.
Sunbury's Christmas on the Square

Planners hoping temps cooperate

Organizers of this year's Christmas on the Square in Sunbury are crossing their fingers for more visitors and less-daunting temperatures.
Police beat

Delaware: Man allegedly posed as police officer before fight

Delaware police arrested a man involved in a recent scuffle at Blue Limestone Park, 280 W. William St., after learning he allegedly had impersonated a police officer prior to the altercation.

Plan designed to make walk, ride to school safer

The Delaware City School District is developing a plan to encourage students to walk and bike to school.

Donation will help build more housing at OWU

An anonymous donation of $750,000 will go toward the construction of a "small living unit" on the Ohio Wesleyan University campus.

Galena officials say merger is all about malls

Village of Galena officials say they want no part of a plan to merge with Berkshire Township, which they say two residents are plotting to delay development east of Interstate 71.
Salvation Army's Greenwood Lake property

Housing for trafficking victims planned

Delaware City Council last week gave initial approvals for the Salvation Army's plan to revamp its Greenwood Lake facilities, which includes the construction of housing for victims of human trafficking.

Hours, not days, counted in new school calendar

Changes in state law have prompted development of a new calendar for the Delaware City School District's 2015-2016 school year.

String quartet to play at Asbury

The Asbury Arts Series will host the Cavani String Quartet, Artists in Residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 55 W. Lincoln Ave., Delaware.

Rotary kicks off annual raffle

The Delaware Rotary Club kicked off its 10th annual "12 Days of Christmas" raffle Nov. 3 with a goal of raising $10,000 for Special Olympics of Delaware County, Turning Point and the Delaware Rotary Foundation.

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.
Police beat

Delaware: Man charged with accidentally shooting relative

Delaware police arrested a local man who allegedly shot a relative last week during a struggle over a firearm.

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