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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.

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.

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.

Off the deep end

The event, a benefit organized by Special Olympics of Ohio, drew 400 people willing to jump into a pool of icy water.

Lucas will step down as school district thrives

The Olentangy school board is expected to vote tonight, Feb. 26, to accept the resignation of Superintendent Wade Lucas, effective Aug. 31.

Quirky Four Corners defies improvement efforts

A traffic consultant told Powell City Council last week that volume is just one of several factors that led to traffic-congestion problems at the city's Four Corners intersection.
Police beat

Powell: Two arrested in January armed-robbery attempt

Powell police arrested two suspects last week in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a city home in late January.

Olentangy students line up join to STEM academy

The Olentangy Local School District is hiring staff and recruiting students for its STEM academy, which will be housed at a recently acquired facility in Orange Township.

'Blizzard bags' save Olentangy students from makeup days for now

Olentangy schools called the district's sixth calamity day due to inclement weather Friday, Feb. 20.

Satellite church commemorates first year in Powell location

Members of Meadow Park Church of God will celebrate the first anniversary of its Powell campus Sunday, March 1.

As calls increase, police chief keeps up push for officers

The Powell Police Department's annual report for 2014 shows calls for service and incident reports increased about 10 percent in the city last year.

Two arrested in Powell armed-robbery attempt

Powell police arrested two suspects last week in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a city home in late January.

Olentangy superintendent will retire in August

Olentangy Local School District Superintendent Wade Lucas announced Thursday, Feb. 19, he will retire from the district before the start of the next school year.

Cold? What cold?

The next hike in the series begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Three Creeks Metro Park near Groveport.

Hilliard leaders wait as Amazon plans advance in Orange Township

Official plans for an Amazon subsidiary to build a data center in central Ohio have not been announced, but a recent Orange Township rezoning request has led to concerns regarding noise, property values and traffic among potential neighbors.

County revisits idea of Big Walnut Road interchange

The idea of building an Interstate 71 interchange just south of Alum Creek Reservoir in Delaware County is an old one, but a planned study could give it new life.
Police beat

Powell/Lewis Center: Diner's cheeseburger topped with profanity

A Liberty Township woman contacted the Delaware County Sheriff's Office earlier this month after she found a note containing an expletive inside a cheeseburger she ordered.

Two suspects post bond after massage-parlor raids

Two of three suspects in a human-trafficking case involving three central Ohio massage parlors have been released from jail ahead of their April trial dates.

Board again holds up planned Powell warehouses

One Powell Planning and Zoning Commission member's concerns about a proposed office and warehouse development led the board to delay a vote on the project for the second time in a month.

Library unfolds new collection of board games

The Delaware County District Library is taking a chance on board games becoming the next big hit with patrons.

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