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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 register@preservationparks.com. The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in 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-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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. 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.

Local AAA stores to host Holiday Happy Hours

For the fourth consecutive year, AAA Ohio will work to help curb drunk driving by holding Holiday Happy Hours in its stores.

Coming up

Delaware County Genealogical Society, free research assistance, 10 to 11:45 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays in the Local History/Genealogy Room at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Those new to genealogy or who have questions can receive help.

E-HEAP can provide heating help

The Emergency Home Assistance Program (E-HEAP) is underway and will continue through March 31, 2015.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.
Police beat

Delaware: Three people charged after entering vacant home

Delaware police arrested three people on burglary charges earlier this month after they allegedly entered a vacant home east of the city's downtown.

Pair of petitions could interrupt developments

Two resident-led petitions could create additional hurdles for the two major development projects planned east of Interstate 71 in Berkshire Township and Sunbury.

A tale of two Santas

Galena's operating levy squeaks by after recount

Every vote matters -- just ask the residents of the village of Galena.

ODOT study: Build new, connecting interchange south of existing one

In a feasibility study released earlier this month, the Ohio Department of Transportation recommends an $84-million project to construct a new Interstate 71 interchange in Berkshire Township.

District puzzled by efforts to kill Common Core

Ohio House Bill 597 has left the Delaware City School District with more questions than answers.

Superintendent: Arming teachers invites new problems

Officials at Riverside Local Schools in Logan County began discussions this month about the possibility of arming district teachers.

Chorus to present Christmas concerts Dec. 21

The Delaware Community Chorus, under the direction of Daniel D. Hursey, will present its Christmas concert, "The Very Best Time of Year," at 3 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 45 W. Winter St., Delaware.

Wildlights on ice: Skating rink returns to zoo

Add ice skating back to the list of ways to celebrate the holiday season at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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