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State Fire Marshal Introduces Cutting-Edge 3Di Technology in Fire Reporting

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal announces the integration of cutting-edge technology into the Ohio Fire Incident Reporting Management System (OFIRMS). The state-of-the-art database management solution, 3Di Engage, is developed by 3Di Systems and serves as a significant upgrade that revolutionizes how fire departments throughout the state manage and report incidents. 3Di is an online …

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New traffic pattern will be in place starting March 4 ahead of US 36/SR 37 bridge replacement over I-71

DELAWARE, Ohio (Tuesday, February 20, 2024) – A new traffic pattern will be put into effect starting the evening of March 4 on US 36/SR 37 at the I-71 interchange. As part of a project that will replace the existing bridge that carries US 36/SR 37 over I-71, a temporary RCUT (restricted-crossing U-turn) configuration will be put in place to …

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Six Owls named NFHCA Scholars of Distinction

MANAHAWKIN, N.J. — Shortly after the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced its annual NFHCA National Academic Squad, the organization revealed the student-athletes from that list who earned further recognition as Scholars of Distinction. Six Kenyon College student-athletes were named as honorees, including senior Lucy Scott, junior Darcy Miller, sophomore Lana Stone, and first-years Ella Adamec, Abby Golub, and …

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Resident Survey Will Help with Delaware City Manager Search

City of Delaware residents can assist with the ongoing City Manager search process by answering a few questions in this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NFFJMP5. Your responses will help create the position profile that will be used to identify the best candidates. The survey will be live through February 25. City Manager Tom Homan announced in July 2023 his retirement date of July 2024. …

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Statement Regarding Student Threat Incident

For Immediate Release:  Press Release Date: February 15, 2024Subject: Statement Regarding Student Threat Incident The Danville Police Department is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all students, staff, and community members. We want to inform our community about an incident that occurred recently involving a student threat.On February 12th at 10:57 am the Danville PD was made …

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Let George Washington Check Your Tires

As we head into President’s Day weekend, and with spring showers ahead, now is the time to let George Washington check your tires to minimize risk in wet weather. Previous research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by a staggering 43 percent, or an additional 87 …

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OHSAA Expansion Proposal Will Go to Board of Directors Thursday

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Doug Ute, Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director, has announced that he will make a proposal to the OHSAA Board of Directors on Thursday (Feb. 15) at the board’s regularly-scheduled February meeting to amend General Sports Regulation 17, which determines how many tournament divisions should be used for each sanctioned sport. The proposal follows months of discussion …

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Neal joins MVNU as Director of GPS Enrollment

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Carson Castleman is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Neal as the Director of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) Enrollment, effective Feb. 12, 2024. Neal comes to MVNU with a successful history in recruiting for nontraditional learning and leading teams of recruiters that includes eight years of growing and marketing graduate and professional …

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City Zoning Code Update Gets Underway

Throughout year, the City of Delaware Planning and Community Development Department will be performing an update to its Planning and Zoning Code. It hasn’t seen any major revisions in more than 20 years. The first phase of the update is underway and will be introduced by the City Council at its February 26 meeting. Updates include: A more effective and …

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Red Cross: Communities urged to give blood as winter threat continues

The American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to continue tostrengthen the national blood supply this month. The public can book a time to give by visitingRedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS. Peopleof all blood types – especially type O blood donors, the most needed blood group by hospitals – …

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