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Powell United Methodist Church, annual Chili Dinner and Cultural night, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at 825 E. Olentangy St. In addition to the chili dinner, there will be games, crafts and snacks to celebrate various cultural backgrounds. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children. Both dine in and take out dinners will be available.

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

Enrollment begins at Bright Beginnings

Priority enrollment is underway for the 2015-2016 school year at Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool at Berlin Presbyterian Church, 5175 S. Old State Road, Lewis Center. Open enrollment begins Wednesday, Jan. 28.

Powell branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Powell branch, 460 S. Liberty St. For information, call 614-888-9160.

Avid volunteer takes reins of Salvation Army board

A Lewis Center man who "fell in love" with the Salvation Army through volunteer work has been selected to lead the organization's National Advisory Board.

Career center's campuses will become one in 2018

The Delaware Area Career Center has announced plans to close its northern campus and consolidate operations at an expanded southern campus by late 2018.

Commission balks at proposed warehouse space

One of two projects aimed at adding office space on Lincoln Street in Powell has been delayed due to concerns about potential truck traffic.

Church's wandering ends at building primed for growth

For the Rev. John Hohe, the best part of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church's new building might just be the windows.

Orange branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Orange branch, 7171 Gooding Blvd. Contact delawarelibrary.org or call 740-549-2665.

Man robs hardware store, wrecks two vehicles in escape attempt

Columbus police officers caught up with a man suspected of robbing an Orange Township business Thursday, Jan. 22, after he crashed two vehicles while fleeing the area.

Dentist to offer free care for children

Lewis Center Family Dentistry will offer free dental care to children Saturday, Jan. 31, as part of the Give Kids a Smile program.

Correction

As part of its new trash-removal contract with Liberty Township, Rumpke will furnish new trash containers to residents on a rental basis only, and its pickup schedule will be delayed by one day the weeks of Labor Day and Memorial Day.

On the move

Mount Carmel Health System has announced the appointment of Deanna D. Stewart as president and executive director of the Mount Carmel Foundation.

Blizzard-bag snafus are in the past, district says

Olentangy Local School District officials pledge problems that plagued the district's "blizzard bag" assignments during the 2013-14 school year will not reappear if the assignments are necessary this year.
Massage-parlors raid

Third person charged in suspected sex trafficking

A third suspect in the case of three central Ohio massage parlors that authorities say were involved in human trafficking has turned herself in to police.

Powell branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Powell branch, 460 S. Liberty 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, call 614-888-9160.

Powell crosses fingers for more mild weather

The mostly mild weather of November and December has Powell officials optimistic about snow removal, even with a smaller-than-average salt supply.
Berkshire Township JEDD

Board of elections nixes attempt at referendum

An effort to hamper Berkshire Township and the city of Delaware's ability to collect income taxes from a planned township outlet mall came up just short last week.

Bright Beginnings launches enrollment

Priority enrollment is underway at Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool at Berlin Presbyterian Church, 5175 S. Old State Road, Lewis Center. Open enrollment begins Wednesday, Jan. 28.

Orange branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Orange branch, 7171 Gooding Blvd. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Contact delawarelibrary.org or call 740-549-2665.

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