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OWU coach digs deeper into hazing

With 657 wins, two NCAA Division III national championships and a long list of awards and honors, Ohio Wesleyan University men's soccer coach Jay Martin has just about accomplished it all on the field.

Letter clarifies mall's financial impact on Big Walnut schools

Simon/Tanger outlet-mall officials have confirmed that property taxes from its planned Berkshire Township development would never take the place of an operating levy in the Big Walnut Local School District.
Police beat

Delaware: Fight at Houk Road business leads to two arrests

Delaware police made two arrests March 11 after responding to a report of an altercation at a business on the city's west side.

Spring means high gear for school renovations

It's spring in Delaware, and this year, that means more than just flowers and warmer weather.

Stanford professor to discuss politics and polarization

Morris P. Fiorina of Stanford University will discuss "Unstable Majorities, Polarization and the Contemporary American Electorate" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, at Ohio Wesleyan University.

India is focus of final Great Decisions program

Irfan Nooruddin, an associate professor at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, will discuss "India Changes Course" at the final 2015 Great Decisions program, set for noon Friday, March 27, at the William Street United Methodist Church, 28 W. William St., Delaware.

History towers over LeVeque family's estate

An Orange Township home that previously served as a sanctuary for runaway slaves and a retreat for one of central Ohio's most prominent families has seen a lot of history.

Exhibit to feature work by Delaware artist

The Brownlee Hall Gallery at First Community Church in Grandview will host a retrospective of oil paintings by artist Bob Tanner April 3 through May 30.

Coming up

Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Easter egg hunt open to children with special needs and their siblings, 3 p.m. March 28, at the Village Green Park in Powell. There is no fee, but donations will be accepted. Registration is required and available by visiting

Drake Bell to headline March 28 Bishop Bash

Actor-turned musician Drake Bell will perform Saturday, March 28, at Ohio Wesleyan University's first Bishop Bash, to be held in OWU's Gordon Field House, 105 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

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.

Islamic art expert to speak March 26

Christiane Gruber, associate professor of Islamic art at the University of Michigan, will discuss "Prophetic Products: The Prophet Muhammad in Contemporary Iranian Visual Culture" Thursday, March 26, at Ohio Wesleyan University.

DCF offers student scholarships

The Delaware County Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors now. The application deadline is March 30.

OWU seniors to present capstone projects

Three Ohio Wesleyan University seniors will perform two plays for their Department of Theatre & Dance senior capstone projects.

OWU/Strand film series underway

Ohio Wesleyan University's Department of English and Delaware's Strand Theatre have collaborated to present the 2015 Community Film Series, which will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through April 29.

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

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