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Volunteers Needed For River Sweep Litter Cleanup

The Delaware General Health District’s Keep Delaware County Beautiful program is seeking volunteers to help pick litter out of the Scioto River on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Concord Township: Set Sail for Scenic Scioto

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Coyote at the Ohio Wildlife Center
Coyote at the Ohio Wildlife Center

Concord Township – Cross Section of America!

Even if you don’t dock your boat at the Leatherlips Yacht Club, you can still cruise down both sides of Concord Township in your stylin’ set of wheels.  Spring is the perfect time for a windows-down, radio-up kind of drive.

The Scioto River cuts right down the middle of Concord Township, flanked by state routes 745 and 257 on either side.  The community of Bellpoint is in the north, Rathbone is in the middle and Shawnee Hills holds strong in the southern part.  The Delaware County part of Dublin is at the southern tip. [Read more…]

Wide Open Spaces in Northwest Delaware County

Some Trumpeter Swans in the Scioto along River Road

Some Trumpeter Swans in the Scioto along River Road

This week’s road trip took me north by northwest to the land of plenty.  In Radnor and Thompson townships, there are plenty of farms, and many of them are six or seven generations old.  Those early families who worked the land here were on to a good thing – very rich, fertile, well-drained soil.  It’s no wonder Radnor and Thompson townships remain largely agricultural today – as the old saying goes, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! [Read more…]