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Street repair

City awards contract, now making list

Westerville City Council officially approved the city's annual street rehabilitation project contract last week.
Win-Win agreement

Westerville school board not looking to opt out soon

Leaders of the Westerville City School District made it clear they would likely let the Win-Win agreement with Columbus City Schools stand "as is" to protect district boundaries and $30 million dollars in annual tax revenue.
Police beat

Westerville: Man faces charges after argument with pregnant girlfriend

Westerville police said a 23-year-old Columbus man was arrested for domestic violence after allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend during an altercation in their car around 11 a.m. April 19.

Officer's farewell brings out best in Westerville

Steven M. Smith of the Columbus Division of Police did not live in Westerville, but for a day, city residents embraced him as one of their own.
Paul Bierley

Loss of musician, Sousa expert leaves void

Westerville -- and the world -- lost perhaps the "foremost expert" on American composer John Philip Sousa April 9 when author and musician Paul Bierley died at 90.

WARM planning 14th prayer breakfast

Westerville will be celebrating the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, with the 14th annual Community Prayer Breakfast.

Central to relate ogre's journey in song

A favorite ogre steals the show this week, as Westerville Central High School's theater students present Shrek the Musical.
Westerville Artsline

Choir brings community's voices together

A cappella tunes and the sweet sound of three-part harmony -- that's the signature of the Westerville Community Choir.

Peachblow Pottery slates open house

Peachblow Pottery has scheduled its 2016 spring open house for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at its facilities, 13262 Hartford Road, Sunbury.

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Clinics to provide immunizations May 9, 23

Franklin County Public Health will offer adult and child immunizations by appointment only from 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9 and 23 at the Westerville Division of Fire, 400 W. Main St.

Capriccio's youth choir to perform in Worthington

Capriccio Youth Choir will wrap up its anniversary season with a concert, "Capriccio Youth Choir Anniversary Celebration," at 4 p.m. May 1 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 6770 High St., Worthington.

Dental team schedules day of free services

Local dentists Tim McDuffee and John Segnini will provide free dental care services to residents ages 18 and older at the Oak Creek Cares event from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 29 at Oak Creek Dental, 6865 Oak Creek Drive, Columbus. Patients will have a choice of a free extraction, filling or cleaning, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Iron Pony acquires McCune dealership

Iron Pony Motorsports Group, headquartered in Westerville, recently announced the acquisition of McCune Cycle World Inc. of Mansfield.

Registration open for summer camps

Otterbein University has announced it will offer several summer camp opportunities this year.

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.

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

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College notes

* J. Wakefield of Westerville, a student at Dayton, recently was admitted to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine-Dublin for 2016.

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