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Memorial Day weekend

Poppies join flags as signs of honor

This year's Field of Heroes in Westerville marks the eighth season of one of the most unique Memorial Day observances.

Band fans can get their fill June 4

With a rebranded festival, organizers are hoping to give community bands the attention they deserve with the first Westival event.
Police beat

Westerville: Man faces charges for hitting mother

Westerville police arrested a 31-year-old Westerville man who allegedly punched his mother in the head during an argument May 15 in the first block of Linda Court.

Rotary recognizes Lantz as 2016 honoree

The Rotary Club of Westerville named Robert "Rock" Lantz as its 2016 A. Monroe Courtright Community Service Award winner at its club meeting Thursday, May 19.

June's art offerings include festival and plays

The Arts Council of Westerville, Westerville Community Bands and Westerville Parks and Recreation will present music by concert bands from around central Ohio, handcrafted works by artists and a selection of food trucks during Westival from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Alum Creek Park and Amphitheatre.

Westerville set to bid '16 graduates farewell

The Westerville City School District's graduating seniors will leave high school behind this weekend as they accept diplomas and celebrate their 2016 graduation.
School notes

Graduation day something all can celebrate

On Saturday, May 28, slightly more than 1,000 students will walk across the Ohio Exposition Center stage to receive their diploma and become graduates of the Westerville City School District.

Andersson resigns from principal post at Westerville South

Although he may have hoped to return to his post, Westerville South High School Principal Steve Andersson has resigned after being on leave since April 18.

Mothersingers keep tradition going

A Depression-era effort to stave off the doom and gloom that followed the stock market crash is still alive and well in central Ohio.

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Westerville Public Library news

The Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For more information or to register for the following programs, call 614-882-7277 or visit

Senior news

The Blendon Senior Center, 6330 Hempstead Road, provides daily activities for senior adults. Members must be at least 55 years old or must be the spouse of a member that age.

School briefs

* Edward Gao of Westerville recently was awarded $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Students stand out in math contest

The 33rd Continental Mathematics League Contest, facilitated through the Gifted Education Department in conjunction with math teachers, is an annual tradition across the Westerville City Schools middle schools.

Inventions bring honors to middle-school students

The seventh annual Westerville Middle School Invention Convention season concluded recently as Westerville's four middle schools each held their building Invention Convention Competitions.

Presiding over prom

Westerville North High Schools students and their guests recently attended Glo-In-The-Dark Prom Night 2016 at Villa Milano.
6.7 acres

Officials still mull uses for 'special site'

The city of Westerville is determining how it can best use its new 6.7-acre site in the city's southeast corner, and the pastor of the church that formerly owned the land says the city is inheriting a special site.
Interstate 71

Interchange being planned south of 36/37

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced last week that it is moving forward with plans for a new interchange off Interstate 71, south of U.S. Route 36 and state Route 37.

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