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Students quickly warm to 'Women'

Olentangy Liberty High School's spring musical presented a challenge for its student performers: Take a musical based on a novel written almost 150 years ago and make it enjoyable for today's audiences.
Mumps outbreak

District tells unvaccinated students to stay home

Olentangy schools will keep five unvaccinated students home from school for almost a month as the district continues to deal with central Ohio's mumps outbreak.

Powell seeks compromise after late-night music gripes

A group of Powell residents who live near the city's downtown are asking businesses to turn the noise down a notch.
Delaware County

Commissioner, GOP leader spar over campaign

In the Republican primary for Delaware County commissioner, the appropriateness of one candidate's decision to enter the race at all has become a key issue for his opponents and the county GOP's leadership.
First one: May 4

More vendors, more fun at Powell Street Market

When the Powell Street Market opens for the first time this season May 4, it will feature almost double the number of the vendors at the first market last year.

Commissioners seek Zoning Appeals members

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint a regular member and two alternate members to the Board of Zoning Appeals.
History today

Society always looking for local relics

We at the Powell Liberty Historical Society hope some of the readers of this column will have old photographs or other materials representing the area to give or loan to the library at the Martin-Perry House to enhance our genealogy and subject files. Many objects are always on display; others are stored and brought out for special displays.

Chamber brings shredding, e-recycling services to Powell

The Greater Powell Chamber of Commerce will host its annual shredding and e-recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at the Powell Municipal Building, 47 Hall St.
Police beat

Powell area: Homes under construction hit by thieves

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office recently received reports of burglaries at two homes under construction in Liberty Township.

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.

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