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The all-day event featured live music, a beer garden and plenty of food options in and around Galena's Village Square.

City hears OWU's plan to demolish 'beyond-repair' campus housing

Ohio Wesleyan University's plans call for the eventual demolition of three houses and construction of four new student residences on Rowland Avenue.

Sunbury Lions Club to host Labor Day event

The Sunbury Lions Club will host its Labor Day Ox Roast and Community Festival from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, in the Sunbury town square, near the intersection of state Route 3 and U.S. Route 36/state Route 37.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email (volunteers) or SECEarth

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 The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury. The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit preservation for more information

OWU's Community Days set

Ohio Wesleyan University and the Bishop Backers invite Delaware residents to attend the two-day Fall Community Days Celebration to be held on campus Sept. 5 and 6.

Grant application deadline is Sept. 8

The deadline for 2015 grant applications from the Delaware County Foundation is Tuesday, Sept. 8. The community grants program offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to nonprofit organizations serving Delaware County.

Genocide survivor to speak at OWU

Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza will speak Sept. 10 and 11, at Ohio Wesleyan University.

First Friday to feature a pet walk

Main Street Delaware's Sept. 4 First Friday celebration will feature a pet walk, a car show and a public works equipment display.

Fan donations still sought

The Delaware County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in coordination with People In Need of Delaware County, is asking for donations of new box fans.

Dempsey teacher's journey will inform lessons

A summer trip to Ecuador wasn't just a vacation, but a way to enhance lesson plans for one Delaware teacher.

Coming up

Delaware County Genealogical Society, program "Evaluating Evidence and its Source," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1, in the Community Room of Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Amy Johnson Crow, certified genealogist, will speak. The society also offered free research assistance from 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. Those who are new to genealogy or have questions can receive help in their research.
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Petition snafu stymies board president's run

A brief lapse by a Delaware school board member has complicated his unopposed run for re-election.
Police beat

Delaware: Firing gun in city illegal, target-shooter learns

A Delaware man faces a misdemeanor charge after reportedly shooting a rifle earlier this month in the backyard of a city residence.

'Astronomy and ...' series continues Sept. 3

Glen Vanderbilt of Ohio Wesleyan University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present the Sept. 3 "Astronomy and ..." talk at Perkins Observatory.

Agencies team up to hunt down bank-robbery suspects

Authorities arrested two suspects last week in the Polaris area after they reportedly fled from a downtown Delaware bank robbery.

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