Hoover Cleanup Day September 26, 2015

Local Club Looking for Clean Up Help




Hoover Cleanup Day September 26
The Big Walnut Nature Club invites you to join them for Hoover Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 26.  This is part of a larger event [Read more…]

300 Volunteers Needed To Tap Maple Trees For Largest Maple Syurp Festival In Ohio

Volunteers needed to tap Maple Trees!


Each year, in the stillness of winter, maple trees stand at the ready… waiting… preparing for that day when they give the very sap needed for true maple syrup.  And this year, the time has come once again.

Who: EVERYONE! It does not matter if you Scout or not! Bring your family, friends, Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, Girl Scout Troop, 4H Club, Church, and / or Service Club!
What: Maple Tree Sap Tap
When: January 31st, at 9am
Where: Camp Lazaurs, U.S. 23 Delaware, Ohio.

Saturday January 31, 2015 10 am Camp Lazarus begins the Annual Tapping of the Trees. With only volunteer help, nearly 1,000 spiles, buckets, and lids need hung throughout the 300 acre camp. Everyone is welcome to come learn and help tap the trees. Hot coffee and chocolate is always available.

Registration can be done on the Maple Syurp Sap Tap Facebook event page by clicking https://www.facebook.com/events/781839555220060/.

If you unable to register on Facebook, or have any questions, please feel free to call the Camp Ranger at (740) 548-5502.



Wreaths Across America Ceremony Dec. 13 at Cemetery 



DELAWARE – Oak Grove Cemetery will take part in Wreaths Across America, the national nonprofit best known for its annual wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 900 locations nationwide.
Every year, thousands of veteran wreaths are placed during the holiday season by WAA volunteers. In all, an estimated total of 725,000 wreaths will be placed across the country on National Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.


In Delaware, the local Vietnam Veterans Association is planning a Dec. 13 ceremony at noon at Oak Grove’s Soldiers Circle, 334 South Sandusky Street, Delaware. The event will include placing of wreaths, a rifle volley, and the playing of “Taps.”
Marci Young is coordinating the local ceremony. She can be reached at 740-971-7421 or marciyoung776@yahoo.com.

Source: City of Delaware

Delaware county Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set for October 4, 2014


DELAWARE, Oh. – The Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event will be coming to Delaware
on Saturday Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

The event is open to all residents of the Delaware-Knox-Marion-Morrow Solid Waste District.
Residents are asked to enter the fairgrounds at 935 U.S. 23 North to access the drop-off area. Residents will be asked for $5 donations to defray costs.

Unbroken fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs will be accepted. All other light bulbs will not be accepted. Paint will
not be accepted. Paint can be dried in open cans and then disposed of safely in regular trash. Appliances, trash and yard waste will also not be accepted.

There is a $10 fee for television collection. Residents dropping off tires will be charged $2 per
passenger auto tire, $4 for tires larger than 17 inches and $25 for truck or tractor tires. In
addition, there will be a $2 charge for computer monitors while other computer components
will be accepted free of charge.

The drop-off events are an annual service provided by the DKMM District with assistance from
Keep Delaware County Beautiful, the Delaware General Health District’s recycling and litter
prevention program.

For additional information, contact Jenifer Way-Young, Keep Delaware County Beautiful
program coordinator, at 740-368-1700 or visit the DGHD website at www.delawarehealth.org.

Source Delaware General Health District

Northwest Neighborhood Association sponsors fREe-CYCLE Day this Saturday

FREE STUFF to be fREe-CYCLED In Delaware, Ohio!

The Northwest Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a fREe-CYCLE day on Saturday, September 27 from 10 am to 3 pm.

Residents in the neighborhood are invited to put their unwanted but still usable items in their yard near the sidewalk, but not in the tree lawn with a FREE sign.

Anyone may then search through these treasures and keep whatever they feel they can use.

The northwest neighborhood is defined by Pennsylvania Ave to the north, Spring Street to the south, Euclid Ave to the west, and eat to N. Union Street.

Residents are asked to properly recycle any leftover items.

Source Northwest Neighborhood Association.

Greater Galena Civic Association Planning Meeting – October 14, 2014

Greater Galena Civic Association Meeting

The Greater Galena Civic Association (GGCA) invites anyone interested to a meeting at 7 p.m., October 14, at the Galena Village Hall 109 Harrison Street, Galena, Ohio 43201 to discuss the GGCA’s future direction.

Village Council approved the GGCA’s request to post banners around the square to promote local events.

More information contact the Village of Galena at 740-965-2484.