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Students release woodlands from aliens' grip

Students not only are eradicating invasive alien species from the Dempsey Middle School wetlands, they're also learning skills for the workplace.

It's a wash

Cooper, a Morrow County resident, has worked for the stables for about six months. The 2014 Delaware County Fair runs Sept. 13-20.

New online system simplifies permit process

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office hopes a new online registration system will make it easier for residents to obtain or renew concealed-carry permits.

Missionaries to discuss experiences in China

Missionaries serving in Macau, China, will speak to Central Community Baptist Church members and others at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30.

Memorial to commemorate Harlem Township schools

The Harlem High School Alumni Association and Harlem Township Heritage hope to raise awareness of the former Harlem Township schools by building a memorial in Center Village's Community Park.

Latest scam: Fake deputy demands cash from seniors

A man claiming to be a Delaware County Sheriff's deputy has been attempting to scam the county's senior citizens out of money, according to law enforcement officials.
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Delaware: Third homemade explosive found in neighborhood

A makeshift explosive device was discovered on a Delaware street less than three months after a similar device was found a block away.

SUMC plans Aug. 9 clothing giveaway

Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cherry St., Sunbury, is collecting adults' and children's clothing for a clothing giveaway set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.

Council seeks drivers for older adults

The Council for Older Adults is seeking volunteers to provide transportation assistance to Delaware County residents age 60 and older.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or email

COA announces grant initiative

The Council for Older Adults has announced a new funding initiative intended to promote innovative and original means of supporting older adults in Delaware County.

Delaware police chief: Armored vehicle will be useful here

Delaware's police chief said he views a former military vehicle recently acquired by the department as a defensive tool, not a weapon.

Good hair day

Commissioners to fill two board vacancies

* The Board of Delaware County Commissioners has announced plans to appoint a resident of the Concord-Scioto area to fill an unexpired term on the seven-member Concord-Scioto Community Authority Board of Trustees.

Foundry will expand as city looks into 'stench'

Delaware City Council approved an iron foundry's expansion last week while promising to look into solutions for what some locals call "the Delaware stench."

Center plans Big Wheel race

Grown-up kids who once rode Big Wheels with their friends are invited to ride again at Delaware Speech and Hearing Center's first Delaware Big Wheel Relay Race.

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