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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 The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

College notes

Miami University has announced its December graduates. They include Jacob Magary, Nicole Dusthimer and Joshua Keller of Powell and Molly Sakamoto of Lewis Center.

Love of reading paves way to national bee

Enamor. Definition: to inflame with love. Part of speech: verb. Used in a sentence: Max Danner spelled enamor correctly, and now he's going to Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Two groups step up, back White's claims against school board

Two nonpartisan civic organizations agree with an Olentangy school board member that the board violated open-meetings law in 2012.

Third jewelry-store burglary has Powell police seeking links

Powell police responded to the third jewelry-store burglary in the city in the past three months April 9.

Nixed zoning request won't stop Dominion Homes

Although a Berlin Township board rejected its rezoning request last week, Dominion Homes officials said the company still plans to build homes on a property off Africa Road.

Health district reaches out to bedbug victims

The Delaware General Health District hopes its new program will help take some of the bite out of paying for bedbug treatments.

Powell helps residents clean out their medicine cabinets

The city of Powell will offer residents a safe way to dispose of their unneeded prescription drugs next week.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Orange Township residents lose $15,000 in phone scam

Two Orange Township residents contacted Delaware County Sheriff's deputies earlier this month after they reportedly lost thousands of dollars in a phone scam.

Missing Powell restaurant owner returns home safely

Genoa Township police announced April 8 that a missing Powell business owner had been located alive and safe.

Olentangy's spring break moves for 2014-15

The Olentangy school board voted unanimously last week to shift spring break forward for the 2014-15 school year.
A walk in the park

Sounds of spring precede visual clues

If you want to know spring is here, don't look first for the tree leaves or the woodland wildflowers. Don't look for baby birds or wait for balmy breezes.

Fun, cubed

Mumps in Delaware, Franklin counties

Outbreaks are connected, but solid link eludes officials

The Ohio Department of Health announced last week mumps cases reported in Delaware County are now officially considered part of an outbreak that started in Franklin County.
Winter to remember

Salt use, overtime break records in Powell, Delaware

A consistently cold and snowy winter led to some of the heftiest bills for salt and overtime in the history of the cities of Delaware and Powell.

Missing Powell restaurateur found

Genoa Township police announced Tuesday night, April 8, that a missing Powell business owner had been located alive and safe.

Jewelry store hit for a second time in 2014

Powell police officers are still working to determine if a recent burglary at a downtown jewelry store is connected to a similar burglary at the same store in January.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Woman's account bankrolls identity thief's gambling

A Liberty Township woman reported someone stole her identity in order to pay for a casino trip.

Assessment of Powell police finds little wrong

Powell police Chief Gary Vest said the accreditation process is like getting a physical.
NCAA Track and Championships

Crowds could be economic boon for Delaware

Ohio Wesleyan University will bring some of the best athletes in the country to central Ohio in May when it hosts the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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