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    Luke Gerken has his head shaved by Chelsea Bouni during the Brave the Shave fundraiser July 12 in front of Son of Thurman in downtown Delaware. The event benefited the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that has raised more than $100 million for the study of pediatric cancer.

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  • Delaware received this MaxxPro MRAP from the U.S. Department of Defense.

    Police chief: Armored vehicle will be useful here

    Delaware's police chief said he views a former military vehicle recently acquired by the department as a defensive tool, not a weapon.

Foundry will expand as city looks into 'stench'

Delaware City Council approved an iron foundry's expansion last week while promising to look into solutions for what some locals call "the Delaware stench."
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Woman could face charges after recent drug overdose

First responders successfully revived a woman who reportedly suffered a drug overdose early this month at a residence less than a half-mile from Hayes High School.

Vintage cars roll into town for 'Blast from the Past' show

The 21st Blast from the Past Car Show, sponsored by the Vintage Auto Club of Delaware, will take place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

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.

Bustling summer segues into fall for Willis principal

Willis Intermediate School Principal Heidi Kegley hasn't skipped a beat during her summer vacation.

Dad's fight inspires Hayes grad, brings scholarship

Hannah Maynard, a Delaware resident who graduated this year from Hayes High School, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Fifth-grader takes summer foray into forensics during trip to Washington

Although school is out for summer, Delaware students are being challenged to keep learning through enrichment opportunities.

Annexation in village’s best interests, say leaders

Development is coming to the Sunbury area whether its residents like it or not, so village officials should at least try to guide it.
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