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Powell sticks to its guns, calls charter change unconstitutional

The city of Powell has admitted a charter amendment passed by voters in November includes an unconstitutional provision and has asked a federal court how to apply the amendment in the future.

Residents had say in '14 development

Whether in council chambers, township halls, the courts or at the polls, residents of southern Delaware County had no lack of venues to debate future private and public development in 2014.

Condos move forward, unaffected by Nov. 4 vote

The Powell Planning and Zoning Commission last week recommended a zoning change for a planned condo project just south of the city's Adventure Park.

Township's plans to develop neighborhood park will wait

Plans to move forward on a long-term project in Orange Township have been put on hold as the board of trustees waits for the go-ahead from all its members.

Board OKs raises for Olentangy substitutes, tutors

The Olentangy Local School District will pay substitute teachers and tutors more in 2015 in a move officials said will help the district stay competitive with nearby school systems.
A walk in the park

Vile vultures fascinate nonetheless

Quick -- what's that bird?
Police beat

Olentangy/Powell: Woman, juvenile take glasses from optometrist

Two unknown suspects allegedly stole two pairs of eyeglasses after making phony appointments with a Liberty Township optometrist.

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.

Church sets Christmas Eve service

Meadow Park Church Powell, whose members meet at Liberty Tree Elementary School, 6877 Sawmill Parkway, invites the community to attend a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email SECVolunteer@ (volunteers) or SECEarthShare@

Church service set for those in emotional pain

Orange Friends Church will hold a Blue Christmas service at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21.

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.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High

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Checking it twice

Center at Powell Crossing

Judge tells developers to stand by

An order from a federal judge will prevent developers from proceeding with a proposed apartment complex in Powell until further notice from the court.

Another 'status-quo' budget for Powell in 2015

Although Powell is projected to spend almost $800,000 less in 2015 than in 2014, city leaders say no major staffing changes are planned in the coming year.

Coming up

Book Signing Event, author Deborah Bence of Granville, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, as part of the Birthday Party for Jesus at New Hope Church, 4739 Powell Road, Powell. Boerema will sign copies of her book, The Innkeeper's Dog.

Cookie bake-off set at Wellness Forum

The Wellness Forum will offer a Healthy Holiday Cookie Bake-Off at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 510 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite G, Worthington.

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