As the Westerville Sunrise Rotary's Field of Heroes is erected this weekend, the huge display of U.S. flags will highlight the forgotten heroes of the Korean War.
The Korean War often is referred to as the "Forgotten War," but for local veterans who served in the conflict 60 years ago, the people, places and events remain etched in their memories.
A 32-year-old Westerville woman was struck by a Rumpke garbage truck as she crossed Crescent Drive Tuesday morning, May 21.
The value of military veterans as employees will be the theme of an address by a former Army helicopter pilot during Memorial Day ceremonies in Westerville Monday, May 27. It will follow Westerville's annual parade down State Street from the Municipal Building to Otterbein Cemetery.
In case your attention has been turned elsewhere, a number of our fine Westerville artists have been receiving prestigious recognition lately. To name a few being honored:
Warm summer-like temperatures have come to central Ohio, and the Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau will encourage residents to get outside and get "Back to Nature" during this month's OhioHealth 4th Friday Celebration.
Bazar Kutlu, a native of Turkey, first came to Westerville as a foreign exchange student in 2004, living for a time with Westerville residents Allan and Carol Forsythe.
The Westerville Public Library will help Westerville children build reading skills with its summer reading program.
When Lauren Bennett crosses the stage and grasps her Westerville Central High School diploma this weekend, she'll become part of a family tradition that spans four generations.
Volunteer a few hours and enjoy an entire weekend of blues and jazz for free.
The McDonald's fast food restaurant at 4435 Executive Parkway was robbed at 4 a.m. Monday, May 20, Blendon Township police reported.
A 32-year-old Westerville woman was struck by a Rumpke garbage truck as she crossed Crescent Drive this morning.
The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Network will send members searching through Uptown Westerville June 21 as it hosts its fourth annual Uptown Shuffle.
A Westerville man was arrested and charged with misdemeanor charges of domestic violence, assault and aggravated menacing after a May 11 incident at a residence in the 600 block of Ivydale Drive.
The race is on for November's election for the Westerville Board of Education.
In an attempt to save money on health-care costs, the city of Westerville is considering developing a health clinic for its employees.
As Westerville residents, our lives are touched countless times each day by the services the city provides.
Entering its third year, the Blendon Township Community Garden has more than doubled in size, and the township has partnered with Otterbein University to provide free, fresh produce to residents.
Carol Kehlmeier of Westerville has published her second book, I Wanted to Write a Song, through Woolys Wagon Publishers.
A Franklin County Common Pleas Court jury ruled last week that the city of Westerville must pay $1.3 million for the 0.205 acre in front of US Bank, 833 S. State St., that it seized for its South State Street improvements.
The Westerville Fire Fighters Memorial scholarship fund has named Westerville North High School senior Luke Downs as its 2013 scholarship recipient.
Organizers of the WesterFlora garden tour are looking for musicians and artists to share their talents in gardens along this year's tour route.
The American Red Cross will conduct blood drives in Westerville as follows:
* Westerville resident Shari D. Beecher graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma at its spring 2013 commencement.
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The Experimental Aircraft Association has announced that Scott Harper of Westerville has been accepted to attend the EAA Basic Air Academy 2013 in Oshkosh, Wis.
As the school year nears its close, St. Francis DeSales High School has a number of activities and events planned.
The Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St., is sponsored by the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department for people age 55 and older. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. The phone number is 614-901-6560.
The Westerville Parent Council and GFS Marketplace recently awarded five $500 scholarships to students at Westerville Central, North and South high schools.
The Community Service Project Team from the 2013 Westerville Leadership Class has launched a project to honor Hospice nurses and staff.
Students and staff at Heritage Middle School dedicated their new memorial garden and park bench on May 6.
Westerville City Schools will be working with the Westerville Area Resource Ministry to provide meals to students this summer.
The Westerville South High School Wind Ensemble, directed by Mark A. Stevens, earned the highest rating possible at the Ohio Music Education Association's State Band Competition held May 3 at North Royalton High School.
Air Force Airman Connor W. Britts graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.
Westerville City Schools has announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children.
"Celebrate the Gift of Freedom" has been chosen as the theme for Rotary's July 4th parade in Westerville.
Westerville police have released surveillance images of two men they say robbed the Red Skye Wireless AT&T store at 786 S. State St. on April 23.
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