The Delaware Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 22:33:41 EST 1800 POLICE BLOTTER Delaware police report: Fri, 29 May 2015 16:31:01 EST 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 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$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 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 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 “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 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 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 Delaware police report: Thu, 28 May 2015 17:21:02 EST 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 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 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 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 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$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 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 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 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 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