EXPLORING ORANGE TOWNSHIP - Find out about upcoming events, programs and meetings in our community right here on Orange Celebration! From parades to fireworks, sports events to movies in the park, from sledding snow covered hills to exchanging business ideas, you'll find it here! Discover links to valuable resources for your health and well being. Orange Township has many activities and resources - and you'll find them here! Also, OrangeCelebration organizes many local events including the Annual Multi-Neighborhood Garage Sale and Halloween House Decoration Contest, and are sponsors in other local events including ZOOlentangy. Use our navigation menus or different topics to explore our website - and Orange Township. Our service is made available through our gracious PARTNERS.
The Letters to Santa mailbox has been delivered to Orange Township Hall at 1680 E. Orange Rd and is now officially accepting letters. When making out your letter, please be sure to include your first & last name and mailing address.
Letters will be accepted now through Wednesday, December 18th.
New displays coming this season! Military discounts available on certain dates. For hours, pricing and additional information click below
Looking for a place to bring in the new year? OrangeCelebration.com has complied a list to help. Includes 'kids friendly' places too.
Every December Friday evening leading up to Christmas, enjoy a free horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown Delaware. Cozy up with your family and enjoy the festive sights of downtown. Carriage pick-up location will be in front of The Strand Theatre.
A minimum donation of $1 per person over the age of 5, cash only. Dates include December 6, 13 & 20, and starts at 6pm.
- Before you head out of town, call us @ 740-833-2800 or complete an online form @ delawarecountysheriff.com (Forms) and we'll keep an extra eye on your home/property.
- Please try to reach out to us at least 24 hours prior to your departure.
December scheduled events for Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Complete list of events for this month. Find it on our Events page by scroll down towards bottom of page or click here: LEARN MORE
Stay Safe - Block Watch & House Check - The Delaware County, Ohio Sheriff's Office conducts home & business checks. Before heading out of town, call 740-833-2800 or complete an online form at delawarecountysheriff.com (Forms) to have the police keep an extra eye on your home/property. LEARN MORE
The article 'Cyberbulling: What Schools and Teachers Can Do' has been moved to the School page. READ IT HERE
We are pleased to welcome our newest supporter, Polaris Heating and Cooling, LLC. Founded in 2012, Polaris Heating and Cooling provides high quality services to local residents in the Columbus area. We are honored to service Delaware and Franklin counties. We proudly install Trane equipment but service and repair all major brands (i.e. Carrier, Lennox, Bryant, etc). Contact them for a FREE quote. LEARN MORE
Ohio Libraries Offer Free Legal Resources - Finding accurate legal information and forms can be surprisingly difficult. Ohio Legal Help is the only legal resource that specifically addresses Ohioâ€™s complicated legal landscape, and now every library in the State of Ohio will offer this free resource to Ohioans. LEARN MORE
Walk.Bike.Ohio is the Ohio Department of Transportation's first plan to focus on walking and biking policies and programs around the state. When complete, it will guide Ohio's bike and pedestrian transportation policies and investments in infrastructure and programs. Please take a few moments to fill out this survey. Your feedback will help build a better understanding of the current state of walking and biking in Ohio. Thank you! TAKE SURVEY
Our deepest appreciation to Darlene Schaefer, CRT Realtors, for renewing her Partnership for another year. Thank you for believing in us and helping Orange Celebration grow. If you are buying or selling your home be sure to contact Darlene. Her expertise and knowledge of the real estate market will afford you the best experience. FIND OUT MORE
OUR ANNUAL GARAGE SALE WAS A BIG SUCCESS! Our Orange Township Mega-Neighborhood Garage Sales Results - From comments we received, this year's annual neighborhood garage sale was a huge success. Find out more about this year's event! READ MORE
Big Walnut Interchange Project - Discussions regarding the Big Walnut Interchange Project which would help relieve congestion at I-71, Polaris and Gemini Rds has become a priority, according to MORPC (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission). Actual date of the project has not been announced, but for all of us who are affected by the traffic issues on a daily basis, it will not be soon enough. LEARN MORE
SourcePoint Adds Caregiver Support Group to Polaris Area - In May, SourcePoint launches a sixth support group for family caregivers, conveniently located at its south office at Polaris, between Powell and Westerville. The new support group is available the fourth Wednesday of each month beginning May 22 at 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200, Columbus, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. SourcePointâ€™s caregiver support groups are open to both Delaware County caregivers, as well as caregivers whose loved ones reside within the county. LEARN MORE
Winner of our Orange Express Email Sign-Up Drawing - Just by being a subscriber to Orange Express automatically enters you into our random drawings. Our most recent winner is Kelli Peterson who won a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts! Be sure you're signed up for a chance to win, too!
Submit Your Orange Township Zoning Permit Online. The program allows applicants to submit zoning permits online and access status updates of submissions. You can also submit a complaint or violation in regards to zoning issues. LEARN MORE
Parent Teachers Organizations in Orange Township - In order by Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and High Schools LEARN MORE
We have separated the Sports and Schools pages. We have been busy adding new information to both pages. To help you better navigate and find information you need, you can now access the Schools page and Sports page.
Evans Farm. What's Happening? Check out their latest Newsletter - READ IT HERE
Orange Township Winter 2018/2019 Newsletter - If you missed it, READ IT HERE
Delaware Trails - There is a new website and facebook page for those interested in the paths and trails in Delaware. is intended to promote the current and future trails and paths of Delaware, OH through education and awareness. FIND OUT MORE
Olentangy Crossings - Orange Township has created a map showing what's under construction, under review and remaining vacant lots in the Olentangy Crossing area. VIEW MAP
Planning a block party in Orange Township? It is now required for all communities to file for a Block Party Application through the township. Cost is $25 when requesting a street to be closed for the party. Applications are reviewed by the Zoning Department, Roads Department and Fire Department for public safety. Applications can take 7 to 14 business days, so please keep this in consideration when planning. Official road closure barricades will be dropped off prior to the party and picked up afterwards. Closing a road without permission will be addressed by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. LEARN MORE
OrangeCelebration.com was proud to be a SPONSOR of the Heroes Not Forgotten 5K Fundraiser to honor our veterans in 2018. For information on how to participate in this important and exciting event dedicated to raise money to help build the Orange Township Veterans Memorial, please follow this link: LEARN MORE
DID YOU KNOW that OrangeCelebration.com has help promote over 200 performers and bands in our community? Over the past 4 years OC has listed music events every week for local talent (up and coming stars) for our local bars and restaurants. Check it out current listings on our MUSIC PAGE
2018 Orange Township Trustee Meetings - Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month starting at 7:00pm. Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035.
For you convenience, we adding Olentangy School information - You'll find it on our Sports page, which is now School/Sports page. We started with a directory of all the schools in our area, plus more information and resources is being added. Of course, if you have something you would like to contribute, please contact us. SPORTS PAGE
Report blocked railroad crossings to Federal Railroad Administration - With continued issue of trains blocking Orange Rd and Lewis Center Rd, please submit rail safety issues to the PUCO Rail Division using the online PUCO "Contact Us" form or by calling the Rail Division at (614) 466-1150.
Delaware County Sheriff's Department Offers Access to Incident Reports Online To continue our philosophy of transparency and for the convenience of the public, the Sheriffâ€™s Office is pleased to unveil our new online access to incident reports. If you prefer to speak with us directly to make your request, call 740-833-2872 or visit: www.delawarecountysheriff.com.
It has come to the attention of Orange Township that someone is posting a notice on mailboxes to paint your address numbers on the curb in front of your home. Painting address numbers on the curb is not an Orange Township requirement nor a requirement by the Post Office, Sheriff's Office or Fire Department. Additionally, this work should not be done without a Right-of-Way permit from the Township or County.
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