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Concert to support Peruvian school project

Ohio Wesleyan University on April 19, will present "An Afternoon of Opera and Broadway," featuring vocalists John and Nancy Shuffle and pianist Charles Manning.

Orange branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Orange branch of the Delaware County District Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd.

Powell branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St.

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. The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit preservationparks.com for more information.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For information on programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email or SECEarthShare@ aol.com.

State's efforts, personal vigilance can thwart tax fraud

As the IRS's April 15 deadline looms, many are procrastinating on filing their 2014 tax returns.

Scrambling for eggs

Former teacher, up against 32 charges, enters not-guilty plea

A former Olentangy third-grade teacher pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday, March 30, to 32 felony counts related to the alleged sexual abuse of five students.

Olentangy picks firm to find next leader

The Ohio School Boards Association will lead the search to find Olentangy Superintendent Wade Lucas' replacement.
Delaware County

Top health ranking 'exciting' for leaders

A recently released study lists Delaware County residents as the healthiest in the state.

Correction

The Educational Service Center of Central Ohio offered to conduct the search for Olentangy's next superintendent for between $3,250 and $4,500, plus expenses.
Police beat

Delaware County: Infant taken from car with impaired man behind wheel

A man and a woman face child-endangerment charges after their arrests at the scene of a car crash in Orange Township last month.

Three charged with assault; victim was robbed in January

Powell police arrested three Columbus residents early Friday, March 27, following the assault of a Powell man who previously had been robbed in January.
Township to protest ruling

Battle over Berkshire referendum continues to rage

An Ohio Supreme Court ruling has not stopped the fight over a ballot issue aimed at blocking a new tax district in Berkshire Township.

Seminar turns spotlight on plants native to Ohio

Go Native This Spring, a seminar sponsored by the Ohio State University Extension Delaware County Master Gardeners, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 18 at the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 151 E. Orange Road in Lewis Center.

Olentangy teacher pleads not guilty to 32 charges

A former Olentangy third-grade teacher pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday, March 30, to 32 felony counts related to the alleged sexual abuse of five students.
Update: Arraignment set

Olentangy teacher indicted on 32 felony counts; district ‘sickened’

A grand jury has indicted a former Olentangy Local School District teacher on 32 felony counts related to the alleged sexual abuse of five of his students.

Concord Counseling 5K set for May 9

Concord Counseling Services will hold its third 5K Run, Walk & Mutt Strut May 9 at Heritage Park in Westerville.

Coming up

Harlem Wizards basketball team, competitions against Olentangy teachers, 7 p.m. April 7 at Liberty High School, 3584 Home Road, and 7 p.m. April 8 at Orange High School, 2840 E. Orange Road. The Wizards, a professional and entertaining basketball team that incorporates audience participation and world-class basketball tricks into their games, will play a team of teachers from the two high schools. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students before the game, $15 for adults and students at the door.

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