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    Drivers race toward the finish line during an elimination race of the Little Brown Jug, held Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. For more photos, see Page A8 or visit the Delaware page at

    Harness racing 'alive and well' in Delaware

    Limelight Beach captured the Little Brown Jug on a perfect day for racing in Delaware.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.
  • Police seek men who robbed Delaware gas station

    Delaware police are searching for two men who recently robbed a gas station south of the city’s downtown.

Crossroads will partially shut down for upgrades

A project to improve a well-traveled intersection just southwest of the city of Delaware will lead to about a month of road closures.

Fall levy will help district buy what it needs for buildings

The Delaware City School District will ask for a straight renewal of a permanent-improvement levy in the fall, with no additional funds requested.

Big Walnut school leaders pleased with state report card

The Big Walnut School District's grades on the state report card ranged from four A's to one F.

DiGenova's contributions to district make impression

Longtime Delaware City Council member Joe DiGenova isn't a graduate of Hayes High School -- but that won't stop him from joining the Delaware City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame this week.
Police beat

Masked men empty gas station's register

Delaware police are searching for two men who recently robbed a gas station south of the city's downtown.
A walk in the park

Efforts could extend monarch butterflies' reign

A host of little brown grasshoppers and a few dozen clouded sulphur butterflies kept me company during a recent late-summer walk through the prairies at Blues Creek Preserve in Ostrander. Goldenrod and Indian grass towered over my head on all sides, with a variety of other prairie plants -- partridge pea, New England aster, ox-eye sunflower and black-eyed Susans -- gracing the edges of the trail.
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