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On the move

Jeff (Shengde) Liu of Powell recently was promoted to the position of managing director of portfolio management at the Columbus-based Hamilton Capital Management Inc.

Preservation Parks news

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Olentangy school notes

The Delaware County Career Development program will recognize three Olentangy students during the 2016 Career Passport Contest at a reception at 8:30 a.m. May 6 at the Delaware County Bank & Trust Corporate Center, 34 Evergreen Ave., Lewis Center.

Health district mimics outbreak

Luckily for Delaware County residents, it was only a test.
'Queue cutter'

New signal could save lives

A new traffic signal seen as a potential lifesaver should be activated sometime this month at a railroad crossing just west of downtown Powell.
'Quite an honor'

County's credit rating now AAA

AAA may mean the minors in baseball, but it's a major achievement where credit is concerned.
Relay For Life

Shorter event has $100,000 fundraising goal

Organizers pledge a slimmed-down version of Relay For Life of Olentangy will feature the same enthusiasm and emotion evident in events conducted in years past.

City view: Two developments should work together

Powell officials want two neighboring commercial developments planned west of the city's downtown to work harmoniously.
Supreme Court of Ohio ruling

Lower court must revisit Olentangy open-meetings case

The Supreme Court of Ohio gave a former Olentangy school board member’s lawsuit new life this week after ruling that emails could violate state open-meetings law.
Police beat

Olentangy Valley: Women hits gas, not brake, then store

No one was injured last month when a car crashed into the front of a business in Orange Township.
Pulte Homes

Expanded plan now calls for 183 new units

A developer's plan to transform farm fields near Powell's northwest limits into a new subdivision has grown larger.

On top of the world

For the second consecutive year, an Olentangy student will have a chance to put the district on the map at a national geography competition in Washington, D.C.
Full story

Powell accepts judge's ruling, won't appeal

Powell will not appeal a federal's judge's ruling that invalidated a charter amendment aimed at preventing developers from building apartments and condos near the city's downtown.

Dirt will turn in fall as DACC prepares for consolidation

Delaware Area Career Center officials plan to break ground on a consolidation and expansion project at its southern campus in the fall.
$9 million estimate

Fiscal hurdle trips up park plans

Powell will look to build its next park in phases after a cost estimate revealed the full project to be well outside of the city's financial reach.

Street markets, now run by chamber, start May 1

Although the organization formerly charged with running them no longer exists, street markets will return to downtown Powell in the spring and summer.

Kuhn claims driver's seat at Delaware County Fair

A new leader will take the reins at the Delaware County Fairgrounds before September's fair.
Police beat

Olentangy Valley: Motorcyclist, pedestrian both blamed in crash

A motorcycle rider ended up in the hospital earlier this month after crashing in an attempt to avoid a pedestrian in an Orange Township neighborhood.

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