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Anyone looking for handmade gifts this Christmas might find potential purchases at the 18th annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show, a fundraiser hosted by the Westerville South High School Instrumental Music Boosters.
Westerville City Council is expected Tuesday, Dec. 1, to vote on a spending plan for its nearly $38.5 million in anticipated revenue next year.
Westerville City Council seek a new fire levy on the March 15 ballot.
A Westerville resident reported his home in the 900 block of Cross Country Drive East was burglarized between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 16.
At the recommendation of Economic Development Administrator Jason Bechtold, Westerville City Council members approved tax offsets for two businesses at their Nov. 17 meeting.
After spending the early hours of Black Friday at big-box retailers and scrolling through online sales, Uptown Westerville shop owners are hoping central Ohio residents will spend some time at their shops for American Express' Small Business Saturday.
All ages are invited to join with others who love to sing and become a member of the new Westerville Community Choir, formed with the support of the Arts Council of Westerville.
Snowflake Castle 2015, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7-12 at the Everal Barn and Homestead, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Participants can visit Santa's Workshop, make a wooden toy to paint and take home, have photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and visit the gift shop. Tickets, $5 per child, are on sale at mkt.com/snowflakecastle. Reservations are required for children to build a toy. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
* Brittany Stites of Westerville was named to the summer term dean's list at Marion Technical College.
The chamber's largest fundraiser of the year drew more than 250 people representing 150 businesses and is expected to raise more than $30,000.
For the third year in a row, the Westerville Public Library has earned a top ranking from Library Journal, placing it among the top 1 percent of institutions in the nation.
As families prepare for their holiday meals, the Westerville Area Resource Ministry and the Rotary Clubs of Westerville are preparing for the year's biggest food drive.
* Knights of Columbus representative Scott Muehlbauer visited the Westerville city schools administrative offices Oct. 15 to present a $3,789.18 check to the Special Education Department.
Westerville-area students named to the honor and merit rolls for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School are:
The Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For information, call 614-882-7277 or visit westervillelibrary.org.
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Capriccio Youth Choir will open its fifth season with music that celebrates old and new favorites in a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Westerville Community United Church of Christ, 770 County Line Road, Westerville.
The Otterbein University Department of Theater and Dance will present its annual dance concert, Dance 2015: Famously Yours ... Forever at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Fritsche Theatre in Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville.
A 32-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested Nov. 11 on charges he threatened to kill the mother of his child with a meat cleaver.