More Olentangy News

Roundabout planned near township fire station

Although construction likely will not start for at least a few more years, plans to build a roundabout adjacent to Berlin Township's fire station moved forward last week.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, email register@preservationparks.com, or visit preservationparks.com.

Powell branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St. 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, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 614-888-9160.

Orange branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Orange branch of the Delaware County District Library, 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. For information, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 740-549-2665.

IKOR opens doors of Powell branch

IKOR, a network of offices offering health care and financial advocacy, life-management services and guardianship, recently announced the opening of a branch in Powell to help secure care and quality of life for seniors and individuals with disabilities in northwest Columbus.

College note

Anjali Dubbaka of Powell recently was named to the summer 2016 president's list at Kent State University.

Area writer's book a holiday adventure

John Arvai III of Lewis Center recently released the children's book "Off the Hook: A Christmas Ornament Adventure."

Coming up

Red Cross blood drives, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 10, noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 12, 2 to 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Polaris Donor Center, 1327 Cameron Ave., Lewis Center. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Orange Township couple dead in apparent murder-suicide at Alum Creek

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office investigators discovered the bodies of two Orange Township residents last weekend after an apparent murder-suicide at Alum Creek State Park.

A whole new ballgame: Park to have cricket pitch

Batsmen and bowlers are among the residents eagerly waiting the completion of Orange Township's next park.
Delaware General Health District

County agency teaches food safety to groups that serve holiday meals

Community meals are a great opportunity to share dishes, stories and, unfortunately, foodborne illnesses.
Police beat

Powell: Tools worth thousands stolen from business

Someone got away with thousands of dollars worth of tools after a break-in at an Orange Township business late last month.

More raves from Delaware leaders for Coughlin's Crossing

City of Delaware officials last week showered praise on a massive mixed-use development planned for the city's south side.

All good things ...

Head coach Steve Hale talks with the team following Olentangy Liberty High School's 24-14 loss to St. Ignatius High School at Arlin Field during the Division I semifinals, held Nov. 25 in Mansfield. The Patriots finished the season 13-1. Go to ThisWeekSPORTS.com/FNL for details.

Orange branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Orange branch of the Delaware County District Library, 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. For additional information, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 740-549-2665.

Powell branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St. 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, visit delawarelibrary.org or call 614-888-9160.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3, email register@preservationparks.com, or visit preservationparks.com.

Dancing in 'The Nutcracker'

BalletMet will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9-24 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Seventeen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $29 to $89. Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St., and ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call 614-469-0939 or 800-745-3000. Olentangy Valley area students of the BalletMet Academy who will perform include: (first row, from left) Kaitlynn Hanna, Marissa Gephart, Carlyssa Armour; (second row) Brook Bendick, Kloe Hooker and Katie Merritt.
Powder Room deja vu

Supreme Court could let city voters speak minds

The fight over the proposed redevelopment of a former shooting range in Powell has reached the state's highest court.

College notes

* Carl Ranson of Lewis Center was named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the fall 2016 semester.

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