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Woman dies in crash with tow truck near Delaware

One woman is dead after a two vehicles crashed this morning on U.S. Route 23 near Delaware.

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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 nicema@oplin.org or visit community.lib.oh.us. 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.

Historical society begins fundraiser

The Delaware County Historical Society recently announced it is conducting a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $200,000 for renovations and improvements to the house and barn on the Meeker Homestead in Stratford.

Library fair offers books for a bargain

The Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., will host a bargain book fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14 and noon to 3 p.m. May 15.

Giving youth a fighting chance

For a little more than an hour last week after school, Delaware students were praised, not punished, for fighting, running and yelling in the classroom.

Dirt will turn in fall as DACC prepares for consolidation

Delaware Area Career Center officials plan to break ground on a consolidation and expansion project at its southern campus in the fall.

Community Library additions shaped by users

By the end of the year, the Community Library in Sunbury could look a lot different.
'Quite an honor'

Delaware County's credit rating now AAA

AAA may mean the minors in baseball, but it's a major achievement where credit is concerned.
Police beat

Delaware: Police deem threats against schools not credible

Delaware police determined threats against two city school buildings last month were not credible, but one incident resulted in criminal charges being filed.

Fictional novel all too real for trafficking victims

In writing a novel he hopes focuses greater attention on the problem of human trafficking, former newspaper reporter Christopher Stollar knew he had to walk a fine line.

For tenacious movie house's 100th birthday, a makeover

An advertisement printed in the April 8, 1916, edition of the Delaware Journal-Herald refers to the soon-to-open Strand Theatre as the "very last word in moving picture entertainment."
Big Walnut growth

Panel: Build new schools 'as fast as possible'

The Big Walnut Local School District likely will need more than $130 million to cope with rapid growth in Delaware County, officials say.

Kuhn claims driver's seat at Delaware County Fair

A new leader will take the reins at the Delaware County Fairgrounds before September's fair.
Police beat

Delaware: Boy says he ran after man offered him candy

Delaware police officers investigated a possible child-abduction attempt earlier this month on the city's northwest side.

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