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Somber end for Braves season

City hesitates to approve Powell Grand development

Powell City Council last week delayed its decision on a 308-unit senior rental community until the first week of December.

New road will circumvent Four Corners

A new way to bypass the busy Four Corners intersection in downtown Powell should be in place the end of fall 2016.

Library keeps folks connected with take-home hot spots

The Delaware County District Library is giving patrons another way to check out the Internet.

Residents respond to changes at SourcePoint

SourcePoint officials credit new classes, a new name and a new look for attracting more members this year.
Sawmill Parkway

Workers making speedy progress on extension

While officials debated and planned the extension of Sawmill Parkway into the city of Delaware for decades, construction on the project likely will wrap up in less than two years.

Coming up

BMI Federal Credit Union, auto buying workshop, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at its Dublin branch, 6165 Emerald Parkway. This free workshop will cover what research to do before shopping, car buying myths, financing and more. To register, visit or call 614-707-4000.

Capriccio Youth Choir plans concert

Capriccio Youth Choir will open its fifth season with music that celebrates old and new favorites in a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Westerville Community United Church of Christ, 770 County Line Road, Westerville.

Church to serve as gift collection site

Center Point Church, 7750 Green Meadows Drive, Suite B in Lewis Center, will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child, an annual Samaritan's Purse project.

Dancing in 'Nutcracker'

BalletMet will present its annual holiday production of The Nutcracker Dec. 11-27 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Sixteen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $32 to $89. Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St., all Ticketmaster outlets and To purchase tickets by phone, call 614-469-0939 or 800-745-3000.

Handbell program set for Nov. 22

The 20th annual Delaware Area Handbell Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

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 8 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily through the end of February. Closing time will revert back to 9 p.m. in March. Visit for more information.

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

Fourth high school among district's plans for levy money

The Olentangy Local School District will ask residents in March to approve a 6.9-mill levy and a bond issue to pay for a fourth high school.

Plan switches out condos for houses

A developer has scrapped plans to build a multifamily condominium complex near Powell's Adventure Park in favor of a proposal to construct a single-family neighborhood.

Judge: Rausenberg's right to quick trial not violated

A Delaware County judge last week declined to dismiss a sexual-abuse case against a former Olentangy teacher who argued his right to a speedy trial had been violated.

Tree of Lights ceremony set

SourcePoint will host its second Tree of Lights ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 800 Cheshire Road.

Hyatts students hear veteran's story of service

Hyatts Middle School students gathered Friday, Nov. 13, to honor veterans and to learn about sacrifice.
Police beat

Olentangy/Powell: Man returns from run to find house burglarized

An Orange Township man reported his house was burglarized while he was out for a jog earlier this month.

Powell council postpones vote on senior rental homes

Powell City Council members told residents Tuesday, Nov. 17, they need more time to decide on a controversial senior rental complex.

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