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Learn More About Sewage Systems with Health, Soil and Water Districts

Learn More About Sewage Systems with Health, Soil and Water Districts

Almost one million homes in Ohio are beyond the reach of public sewage treatment.

If you live in one of those homes, are considering buying such a home, or will be building in an area without access to public sewage treatment, you may benefit  by attending the Soils & Your Home Sewage Treatment System workshop, sponsored by the Delaware General Health District and the Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District.

This free workshop will be held June 8, 2017, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brown Township Hall, 3832 Main Street in Kilbourne.

Staff from both agencies will cover soil properties, soil limitations, and mitigation; local soil surveys; different home sewage treatment systems in Delaware County; how to maintain a healthy home treatment system; and corrective actions and warning signs of a failing system.

The workshop is free but reservations are requested. Call 740-368-1921 or email by June 6.

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Go Wireless Completing Move to Westfield

Go Wireless Completing Move to Westfield

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Go Wireless has announced it will move locations.

Go Wireless, an authorized Verizon representative, is moving to a new Delaware, Ohio location.

The store is moving to 813 North Houk Road in the Westfield Shopping Center which is anchored by the “new” Kroger store on the city’s west side. The store was formerly located in the Troy Road Plaza – located at Troy Road and Central Avenue – across from Grady Memorial Hospital.

The new location is the former Radio Shack location next to Hungry Howies Pizza.

For more information you can call the store at 740-362-6421 or check the company’s web site at www.gowireless.com.

 

PPG Earns Recycling Award of Excellence

PPG Earns Recycling Award of Excellence

PPG recently announced that its coatings and resins manufacturing facility in Delaware has earned a 2016 Award for Excellence from the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council for a project that increased its recycled materials by 63 percent in 2015, diverting an additional 24 metric tons of materials from the landfill.

ppg_signatureUnder the theme of “Waste Watchers,” the Delaware plant expanded its recycling activities by:

  • Providing recycling-awareness training to all employees and contractors;
  • Placing highly visible and accessible recycling containers in all lunch, conference and break rooms;
  • Instituting a bulk recycling program; and
  • Including recycling as a criterion in capital-project reviews.

In addition to traditional recycled materials, such as paper, cardboard, plastic and glass, the plant included fluorescent bulbs, batteries and scrap metal in its recycled materials streams in 2015. It recycled approximately 62 metric tons of waste last year, compared to 38 metric tons in 2014.

“We are very honored to receive an OCTC Award for Excellence for this project, which injected new energy into our recycling efforts,” said Tom Yurick, PPG environment, health and safety manager for the Delaware plant. “A major reason for our success is the commitment of our people to reduce our plant’s overall environmental footprint and help PPG meet its sustainability goals.”

In 2012, PPG set a goal of reducing its total waste-disposal intensity 10 percent by 2020. At the end of 2015, the company had reduced its global waste-disposal intensity 3.8 percent compared with 2012 levels. Additional information is available in the company’s 2015 Sustainability Report.

The OCTC Awards for Excellence recognize exceptional performance in environmental, health, safety and security by companies in Ohio’s chemical industry. PPG’s architectural coatings plant in Huron also earned a 2016 Award of Excellence for its recycling achievements.

Medical Center Draws $3.7 Million

Medical Center Draws $3.7 Million

The OhioHealth Medical Center on West Central Avenue recently changed owners and the new owner is looking for investors.

Everest Medical Core Properties logo (PRNewsFoto/Everest Medical Core Properties)
(PRNewsFoto/Everest Medical Core Properties)

The property located at 454 – 460 West Central Avenue was purchased in early April for $3,700,000 and sold to Everest West Central LLC – a wholely-owned subsidery of Everest Medical Core Products –

Royal Cabinets Expands to Delaware

Royal Cabinets Expands to Delaware

Royal Cabinets will offer "concept to completion" service at its location at 38 South Sandusky in Delaware Ohio. [royal-cabinets.com]
Royal Cabinets will offer “concept to completion” service at its location at 38 South Sandusky in Delaware Ohio. [royal-cabinets.com]
Royal Cabinets will open its second location when it opens up at 38 South Sandusky Street in historic Delaware, Ohio.

The company will have a “preview” party during First Friday on April 1, from 6-9 p.m. however the official opening date is still TBA.

In 1988, Royal Cabinets opened for business in a 2,000 square-foot building. In 2003, moving across the street into a 21,000 square foot building and growing from 2 to 15 employees.

Royal Cabinets provide a full-line of Merillat cabinetry, as well as custom laminate cabinets. Currently, they are fabricating and installing countertops for two of the largest single-family home builders in central Ohio.

The company’s friendly and knowledgeable sales staff will walk you through the entire process:

  • Initial measurements
  • Computerized designs8664logo
  • Cabinet and Countertop Choices
  • Creating your dream design

So check out Royal Cabinets on Friday at its coming soon location at 38 South Sandusky Street in historic downtown Delaware.

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Global Village Taking Collection Elsewhere

Global Village Taking Collection Elsewhere

Global Village Collection announced via e-mail that it will be closing its location at 27 North Sandusky Street on March 26.

“After many great years in our current location, Global Village Collection will be transitioning at the end of March! We are working out details with other non-profit organizations in Delaware on a new location, so stay tuned for more information in the near future.”

A few calls have been made but not ready to announce its new location yet, but we’ve been promised it will be even more awesome than the current store.

We can’t wait!

About the Photograph: Archive photograph of the current Global Village location at 27 North Sandusky Street when the store celebrated its 20th anniversary a few years back. [photo courtesy of thegvc.org]

Delaware Golf Shop Hits the Bunker

Delaware Golf Shop Hits the Bunker

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Golf Etc., formerly located in Glenwood Commons suite 621, has closed its doors. [toby boyce]

Glenwood Commons Golf Store Closes

Golf Etc. has closed its Delaware store located in Glenwood Commons next to Dickey’s BBQ.

The store never appeared to get a lot of traction with local golfers. We visited the store once right after it opened but not being golfers it wasn’t really our cup-of-tea.

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Golf Etc’s Heath location’s Facebook page shows an example of the franchise’s layout. [facebook]

The vinyl-temporary sign and very limited inventory never really felt like the franchise was committed to making Delaware home. Actually, was shocked to learn this morning that Golf Etc was a franchise based on the Delaware store.

“I was going to go in one time. Saw three or four shirts and a mean guy behind the counter,” a local golfer said upon hearing the location had closed.

The location could be a challenge for Glenwood Commons to fill. It is a bowling alley – long and narrow – covering 1,403 square feet of space. Comparable properties in the same development were renting for $30 a square foot when we discussed options with Zaremba Group last fall.

The closing leaves Golf Etc. with only its Heath store for its Ohio presence. According to the company’s Web site it has stores in 16 states, Puerto Rico, Netherlands, Bermuda and Canada. However, many of those states and countries are one-off locations with 38 stores (minus Delaware which still appears on the company’s Web site) and eight of them being in the franchise’s home state of Texas.