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College notes

* Adam M. Gill of Westerville recently was awarded a National Merit Scholarship from New College of Florida. Gill is a graduate of Metro Early College High School.

On the move

* Kimberly Hall of Westerville was promoted to senior vice president of administration and general counsel Columbus State Community College.

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

LifeTown seeking mentorship volunteers

LifeTown seeking volunteers to mentor students with disabilities

Tips on financial subjects to be offered Tuesday

The Westerville Area Resource Ministry is hosting two upcoming financial events for those in need of assistance.

Admiring the flowers

Braun Farm property

TIF decision to wait until after recess

The Westerville City Council is considering a proposal that would establish a tax-increment financing district for the 100-acre Braun Farm property.

Exercise, park enjoyment two benefits of craze

Caught any Pikachu lately? How about that Pidgey by the park bench?
Catching them all

Pursuers of Pokemon exploring the outdoors

For years, parents have been trying to get their children away from screens and outside for exercise. But thanks to the very devices that have kept kids glued to the Internet, a new craze has them flocking to parks and many other places.
Police beat

Westerville: Burglars not choosy between residences, businesses

A rash of burglaries hit Westerville in mid-July.

Westerville police stress need to communicate

As discord between local police and the public dominates the national conversation, Westerville police leaders are reaching out to nearby communities in an effort to learn about the people they serve.
2 p.m. July 30 show added

Rec department's show features area students

Westerville Parks & Recreation Civic Theatre actors are set to go "Under the sea..." to portray the aquatic world of Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid," in a lively musical written by the team behind the classic animated film.

Takin' part in music and arts

Nichole Davis of Columbus sings with Friends in Christ.

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College notes

* Local students who were recently awarded scholarships from the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio include James Walsh and Trent Strick.

Honor roll

WesterFlora garden tour

Laines again to entertain as event hits 25th year

At this season's annual WesterFlora garden tour, Linda and Jeff Laine are showing off their sprawling garden for the 10th year.

Parents establish music fund to honor daughter

Music was her passion, but she also was "awestruck and confounded" by the fragility of life and the need for human connection and compassion, Lauren Seitz' parents said.

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