The Delaware Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed http://delgazette.com/section/NEWS http://delgazette.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 May 2015 22:33:41 EST 1800 POLICE BLOTTER http://delgazette.com/news/news/153790269/POLICE-BLOTTER Delaware police report: Fri, 29 May 2015 16:31:01 EST Amazon: Central Ohio data centers official http://delgazette.com/news/home_top-news/153794053/Amazon:-Central-Ohio-data-centers-official Amazon made it official Friday. Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:02 EST Sawmill construction to begin in July http://delgazette.com/news/news/153770190/Sawmill-construction-to-begin-in-July Construction of the long-awaited Sawmill Parkway extension could begin in the next six weeks after Delaware County commissioners on Thursday approved bid documents for the project. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:26:04 EST Shooting range getting $5M upgrade http://delgazette.com/news/news/153771463/Shooting-range-getting-$5M-upgrade The Delaware Shooting Range is in the process of getting a renovation valued at more than $5 million. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:21:02 EST Last day of school http://delgazette.com/news/news/153774561/Last-day-of-school Fourth-graders at Schultz Elementary School high-five their classmates as students at the school do their end-of-the-year “clap-out” — where the outgoing fourth-graders parade down the hallways to say goodbye to their classmates. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:01:03 EST County keeps policy in place to spur development http://delgazette.com/news/news/153775705/County-keeps-policy-in-place-to-spur-development Delaware County commissioners voted Thursday to continue a policy put in place in the midst of the recession to spur development. Fri, 29 May 2015 03:36:04 EST Sunbury church’s ‘open table’ June 5 http://delgazette.com/news/church/153765258/Sunbury-churchs-open-table-June-5 “Community Open Table,” an outreach of Sunbury United Methodist Church, is typically held on the first Friday of every month when members of the church and other volunteers host a dinner for anyone who is struggling with poverty and who... Fri, 29 May 2015 02:46:01 EST Johnson earns lifetime achievement award http://delgazette.com/news/news/153763799/Johnson-earns-lifetime-achievement-award A local man was recently presented a lifetime achievement award by the Columbus chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Fri, 29 May 2015 02:06:02 EST Area students awarded national scholarships http://delgazette.com/news/news/153770002/Area-students-awarded-national-scholarships Several area high school students were awarded scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. this week.Area students who won scholarships were: Fri, 29 May 2015 01:21:01 EST POLICE BLOTTER http://delgazette.com/news/news/153769692/POLICE-BLOTTER Delaware police report: Thu, 28 May 2015 17:21:02 EST Ashley man likely to reach plea deal, says attorney http://delgazette.com/news/news/153769840/Ashley-man-likely-to-reach-plea-deal-says-attorney An Ashley man accused of breaking into a Delaware home and having sex with a 13-year-old girl in April is likely to negotiate with prosecutors for a plea agreement, according to his attorney. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:01:03 EST Trial set for July in local rape case http://delgazette.com/news/news/153745116/Trial-set-for-July-in-local-rape-case A trial has been scheduled for July 21 in Delaware County Common Pleas Court for a local man accused of raping a girl under the age of 13 between April 2013 and October 2014. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:36:05 EST Buckeye Valley residents pick a plan http://delgazette.com/news/news/153747048/Buckeye-Valley-residents-pick-a-plan Residents of the Buckeye Valley Local School District have spoken. Thu, 28 May 2015 04:51:03 EST Delaware County falls to 2nd in jobless rankings http://delgazette.com/news/news/153753809/Delaware-County-falls-to-2nd-in-jobless-rankings Delaware County has been knocked from its perch as the county with the lowest unemployment rate in Ohio. Thu, 28 May 2015 04:36:02 EST Half-marathon runs Saturday http://delgazette.com/news/news/153749202/Half-marathon-runs-Saturday The second New Moon Half and Quarter Marathon will take off from Sandusky Street at 6 p.m. Saturday. Thu, 28 May 2015 02:06:02 EST $5K grant awarded to Willow Brook http://delgazette.com/news/news/153746951/$5K-grant-awarded-to-Willow-Brook The Delaware County Foundation has announced the awarding of a $5,000 grant to National Church Residences' Willow Brook Center for transportation services for the county's elderly adult day program clients. Thu, 28 May 2015 01:51:02 EST A hug for a helper http://delgazette.com/news/news/153745379/A-hug-for-a-helper Eighth-grader Chris Rowland hugs his employer, eighth-grade language arts teacher Lyndsey Hunter, at the Career-Based Intervention awards presentation last Friday at Dempsey Middle School. The CBI program aims to help struggling kids by giving them... Thu, 28 May 2015 01:46:03 EST Area students on UC dean’s list http://delgazette.com/news/news/153747403/Area-students-on-UC-deans-list Several area students have been named to the dean's list at the University of Cincinnati for the spring semester.They include: Thu, 28 May 2015 01:01:05 EST Military ban will have no effect locally http://delgazette.com/news/news/153722414/Military-ban-will-have-no-effect-locally Local law enforcement officials say a recent White House order to limit military equipment will not have any effect on police agencies in Delaware County. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:41:02 EST Woman who dropped son into zoo cheetah pit pleads no contest http://delgazette.com/news/news/153755701/Woman-who-dropped-son-into-zoo-cheetah-pit-pleads-no-contest CLEVELAND (AP) — A Delaware woman who dropped her toddler son into a Cleveland zoo's cheetah pit and was charged with child endangering has pleaded no contest to a reduced charge. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:31:03 EST