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    Reagan Smart, 3, examines a bluegill, her first caught fish, with the help of her grandfather, Loren McCumber, as her grandmother, Mary McCumber, takes a picture Friday, Aug. 15, at Blue Limestone Park in Delaware. The park was rejected as a potential site for the city's dog park over residents' concerns.

    Blue Limestone dog park nixed

    Delaware City Council dropped Blue Limestone Park last week from the list of sites being considered for the city's dog park.

Delaware ‘purge’ threat likely nothing to fear

A social media post announcing a night of lawlessness and violence in Delaware appears unrelated to any credible threats, according to Delaware County law enforcement officials.

Elks building inches closer to oblivion

Delaware City Council voted last week to allow the demolition of the historic Elks building, reversing a decision by the city's Historic Preservation Commission.
Sunbury

Library on fall ballot; schools plan May request

The Sunbury Community Library will ask voters to approve a renewal levy Nov. 4, and the Big Walnut Local School District likely will follow in May with a levy request of its own.
Police beat

Woman chases after suspect in burglaries

Delaware police are searching for a man suspected of stealing a woman's cellphone after she allegedly discovered him in the midst of a string of burglaries on the city's east side.

Tuttle's dedication to birds catches watershed group's eye

Delaware resident Dick Tuttle has devoted his life to helping the birds of central Ohio, and though the birds can't thank him, his community has.

Lunchtime options, space expanded at Hayes

A new college-like atmosphere in the Hayes High School cafeteria is offering students more flexibility in their schedules as well as an expanded selection of food.

Rachel's Challenge builds on district's emphasis on kindness

Delaware students and community members will have the opportunity to learn lessons from the first victim of the Columbine shooting in 1999: Rachel Joy Scott.
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