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Black World Studies head to speak at Great Decisions

Randolph Quaye, professor of Black World Studies at Ohio Wesleyan University and director of the OWU Black World Studies program, will discuss "U. S. Policy toward Africa" at the Feb. 27 Great Decisions program at the William Street United Church of Christ. The program, which begins at noon, is free and open to the public.

New venue for prof's work: space station

While Chris Wolverton's research could influence the future of space exploration, the Ohio Wesleyan University botany professor says his focus remains on its more down-to-earth applications.

Libraries aim to make expert researchers of students

The Delaware City School District's librarians are working to improve students' access to books and research materials.

Levy critical to keeping Big Walnut 'ship righted,' say leaders

The school-levy spinner has landed on Big Walnut this year.

Reading Recovery proves its worth

The Delaware City School District is marking its 25th year of participation in the Reading Recovery program.

Library unfolds new collection of board games

The Delaware County District Library is taking a chance on board games becoming the next big hit with patrons.

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 register@preservationparks.com.
Police beat

Delaware: Hospital staffer pepper-sprays assault suspect

Delaware police arrested a Knox County man after Grady Memorial Hospital staff members had to subdue him during an altercation earlier this month.

'Rock the Symphony II' set for Feb. 21

The Central Ohio Symphony announced Rock the Symphony II will be held Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Delaware campus of Columbus State Community College. The event, a trivia contest with silent and live auctions, food and drinks and music, begins at 7 p.m. at CSCC, 5100 Cornerstone Drive, Delaware.

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 register@preservation parks.com. The parks' offices are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

Film about 'decline of church' to be shown Feb. 22

The documentaryWhen God Left the Building will be screened from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cherry St., Sunbury.

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 delawarelibrary.org or call 740-362-3861.

Course for would-be weather spotters set

The Delaware County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will partner with the Union County Emergency Management Agency to host the 2015 National Weather Service Weather Spotter Course, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Buckeye Valley West Elementary School, 61 N. Third St. in Ostrander.

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 on Sunday.

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A party 106 years in the making

A celebration of Sunbury resident C. Jean Behagg's 106th birthday will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Country View of Sunbury, 14961 Old 3C Highway. Sunbury Mayor Tommy Hatfield will present a proclamation to Behagg, who was born in 1909, became a teacher at age 17 and wrote a book titled "Woodpecker on my Schoolhouse" at age 70. The public is invited to the celebration to enjoy cake, punch and entertainment.

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