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Upscale 8 State Bistro seeks liquor

Westerville residents in four precincts will see local liquor options on their ballot Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Longtime library employee charged with embezzling

Westerville police arrested a deputy fiscal officer of the Westerville Public Library Oct. 22, on charges of embezzling library funds, a fourth-degree felony.

PROS tax vote set Tuesday

Westerville voters will decide Tuesday, Nov. 4, whether to extend the city's 0.25 percent income tax dedicated to parks and recreation facilities for another 20 years.

City working to improve worst intersections

The most dangerous intersection in Westerville is Schrock Road and State Street.
M/I Homes proposals

Planners tell developer to think more 'upscale'

For the third consecutive Westerville Planning Commission meeting, commissioners shot down plans from M/I Homes for single-family housing proposals in the city.

School board approves 'Pathways' program

Westerville School Board members continue to rue the state's emphasis on standardized testing, but the group was pleased to see the application of a more hands-on type of learning presented at its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 27.

Theater productions to benefit Honor Flight

Proceeds from two Westerville theatrical events in November will benefit Honor Flight, celebrating veterans with paid trips and tours of Washington, D.C.
Police beat

Westerville: Illegal heroin found twice in two days at St. Ann's

Illegal heroin was found by staff on two separate occasions last week at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville police reported.

'Friends for Westerville Parks' raises $44,152 for campaign

The Westerville citizens group supporting passage of Issue 24, the city's proposed 20-year extension of its 0.25 percent income tax dedicated to parks facilities, raised more than $44,000 for its campaign prior to Oct. 15.
Westerville Public Library

Longtime employee arrested for embezzling

Westerville police arrested a deputy fiscal officer of the Westerville Public Library Wednesday, Oct. 22, on charges of embezzling library funds, a fourth-degree felony.

Central ready for 'Fools'

Issue 24 -- PROS tax extension

Trails, 'edge adventure' facilities would get attention

Since updating their Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Master Plan in 2014, Westerville Parks and Recreation staff has emphasized the community's desire for more expansive bike paths and walkways throughout the city.
Worthington Road extension

Paving to start late this week

Nearly three years after design of the Worthington Road extension began, construction crews could begin paving as early as this week as the project enters its final phases.
Police beat

Westerville: Woman charged with trying to fill fake prescription

A Columbus woman faces felony charges of deception to obtain drugs after she tried multiple times to pick up fake prescriptions under her sister's name, Westerville police reported.
5,500 tons of rock salt

City crews ready for whatever winter brings

A year after one of the harshest winters in recent memory, new Westerville Service Director Kevin Weaver says the city is ready for the worst as temperatures begin to drop.

Midnight Madness will put a jolt in Uptown Friday

While Westerville children will need to wait for Beggars Night Oct. 30, city residents can get an early start on Halloween festivities at the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association's Midnight Madness this weekend.

Take that, unicorn!

PurpleStride steps off to fight pancreatic cancer

Keller Williams is helping raise funds in the fight against pancreatic cancer by sponsoring PurpleStride-Columbus, a 5K run and family-friendly walk set for 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at McFerson Commons in downtown Columbus.

On the move

Linda C. Warden of Westerville was recently named executive director of the New Directions Career Center, a nonprofit organization serving central Ohio for almost 35 years.

Making marks

Kara E. Johnson, a student at Westerville Central High School, and Olamide Bola, a student at Westerville North High School, were named semifinalists in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

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