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Board of elections keeps JEDD referendum off Berkshire ballot

A ruling by the Delaware County Board of Elections on Tuesday, Jan. 20, will keep a referendum on the creation of a joint economic development district off the ballot in Berkshire Township.

Such great heights

The next Lego Club, with a robot theme, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the library's main branch, 84 E. Winter St.

Galena leaders explore split from township

After voicing their opposition to a potential merger with Berkshire Township for weeks, Galena officials went a step further last week.
Delaware Area Career Center

Campuses will become one in 2018

The Delaware Area Career Center has announced plans to close its northern campus and consolidate operations at an expanded southern campus by late 2018.

County leaders plan Home Road's future as traffic builds up

If things go according to Delaware County's plans, Home Road will look very different five years from now.

Cafeterias struggling against federal standards

Across the nation, participation in school-lunch programs is on a downward trend.

Area theater company to tell Tales from the Grave

Ohio Wesleyan University's 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series continues Jan. 24, when four actors from the Upper Arlington-based A Portable Theatre visit the campus for a one-night-only performance of Tales from the Grave.

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.

Disability to be topic of MTSO speaker

Theologian and author John Swinton, chairman of divinity and religious studies at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, will discuss "Time, Hospitality and Belonging: Toward a Practical Theology of Disability" at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26, in the Alford Centrum on the campus of the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware.

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 on Sunday.

College notes

Delaware resident Grace Pyo was named to the fall 2014 dean's list at Wheaton College. She is an international relations major.

Coming up

Big Walnut Area American Cancer Society Relay For Life, 6 p.m. Jan. 22 on the second floor of the Sunbury Village Town Hall. The evening starts with a meeting for committee members (more needed) and includes a meeting for team members at 7 p.m. Participants will help plan Big Walnut's Relay for Life on June 5 on the Sunbury Square. For more information go to or contact Relay For Life specialist Sarah Swegan of the East Central Division ACS, Inc. at 888-227-6446, ext. 3213.

Happiness expert to speak at OWU

Happiness expert Daniel Haybron will discuss "The Moral Basis of Happiness Policy" Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Michigan artist featured at OWU's Ross Museum

The line-inspired artwork of Michigan artist Larry Cressman will be featured through Feb. 15 at Ohio Wesleyan University's Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St.

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.

OWU named to service honor roll for sixth straight year

Ohio Wesleyan University students for the sixth consecutive year have been included on the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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