More Olentangy News

Burglary suspect found in dumpster

At 4:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and the Columbus Division of Police apprehended 38-year-old Kenyatta M. Keeno, of East Broad Street in Columbus, behind Aficionado’s, a wine, craft beers and cigar shop at 8909 S. Old State Road, just north of Polaris Parkway.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or email register@preservationparks.com.

Powell branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Powell branch, 460 S. Liberty St. For information, call 614-888-9160.

Orange branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library's Orange branch, 7171 Gooding Blvd. Contact delawarelibrary.org or call 740-549-2665.

Coming up

Life Family Church, free outdoor movie presentation of The Lego Movie, 9 p.m. July 25, at the Powell Amphitheater.

Arts Castle news

The Arts Castle, 190 W. Winter St., Delaware, offers a variety of visual and performing art classes each quarter. Special exhibits, events and other information are announced on the website artscastle.org, where class descriptions and registration procedures also are listed. Volunteer applications are accepted in person during business hours, or by calling 740-369-2787. The Castle also is on Facebook.

Blaze can't keep Collection down

Within days of a fire that destroyed their Depot Street store's inventory in late June, Anne Grayson and Ron Oman already were planning for the Collection's reopening.
Planned apartments, condos

Nice look, but too many units, township says

Plans to build a new apartment complex in Liberty Township may lead to feelings of deja vu for local residents.

Traffic, development 'angst' sullies survey results

While 96 percent of residents consider Powell an "exceptional" or "better than average" place to live, not everything looked so sunny on a recent survey of city residents.

Aggregation joins township rec center on fall ballot

Orange Township residents will decide in November whether they want a new community center and whether to allow the board of trustees to pursue energy aggregation.

Traffic signal for downtown train crossing OK'd

Powell City Council approved a fix last week for a railroad crossing deemed dangerous by the city's police department.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Lewis Center residents report smashed car windows

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is investigating multiple recent cases involving damage to vehicles in Lewis Center.

District sets sights on improved web presence

The Olentangy Local School District hopes to have a more modern and responsive website in place by next spring.

One giant leap for man's best friend

Leaders seek funds for Route 750 work after zoo's rebuff

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will not provide financial support for a project to widen a stretch of state Route 750 east of the zoo.

Goodwill opens in Genoa Township

The new 15,640-square-foot Goodwill Industries facility in Genoa Township formally opened July 9 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting hosted by the Genoa Township Business Association.

Olentangy teachers get extra year, raise

Olentangy teachers will receive a 2-percent raise in 2015-16 under a one-year contract extension approved by the school board last week.

Powell author to sign books July 19

Children's book author Michele Jakubowski will sign copies of Beach Bummer, one of four books in her Perfectly Poppy series, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Polaris Fashion Center's Barnes & Noble bookstore, 1560 Polaris Parkway, Columbus.

Council hopes to handle more nonemergency calls

The Council for Older Adults of Delaware County is looking to expand a program that helps connect frequent callers to county fire departments to resources for seniors.

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