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Pointview students raise money for Libraries for Liberia

Student leaders at Pointview Elementary School hosted a variety of events to raise money to buy books for Libraries for Liberia, which was founded in December 2010 by Westerville's Zuulu Cooper, who organized a drive at Huber Ridge Elementary to collect reading material and textbooks for newly formed libraries in schools or communities in his native country of Liberia.

Military notes

U.S. Air Force Airman Devon J. Martin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

High school students of the month

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized the February Students of the Month.

Coming up

Ukrainian Cultural Association of Ohio Inc., Community Garage/Plant/Bake Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2, in the church hall of St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church, 5858 Cleveland Ave. The event will raise money in support of the Ukrainian Relief Initiative. The sale will feature household items, perennial and vegetable plants. All baked items will be homemade. Anyone interested in contributing items to the sale should contact the Ukrainian Cultural Association at

Ariel and friends ready to take stage at Central

Theater patrons can journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends when the Westerville Central Theatre department presents Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr. at 7:30 p.m. April 30 through May 2 and at 2 p.m. May 3.

Running for their best friends

Extension project to start this fall

A plan to extend Gemini Place through the former Germain Amphitheater site is moving forward, with Westerville set to approve a $500,000 contribution to the project.

Man dies from injuries suffered in Uptown fire

A Westerville resident has died from injuries suffered in a fire Thursday night, April 23, in his apartment building at 10 W. Park St.

Uptown Farmers' Market ready to bloom again

It's "business as usual" at the Uptown Westerville Farmers' Market.
Police beat

Westerville: Man reportedly runs from police, ditches rental car

Westerville police are looking for a 34-year-old Columbus man who reportedly fled the scene of an accident involving a car rented under another person's name about 2:30 a.m. April 23.

Finances unreported in Genoa levies

As the May 5 vote on two Genoa Township levies approaches, neither the pro- nor anti-levy groups have reported campaign spending with Delaware County.

Senior garage sale starts today

The Westerville Senior Association hosts its annual garage sale today, April 30, and Friday, May 1 at the senior center, 310 W. Main St., and organizers are aiming for the largest fundraising effort in the sale's brief history.

Support offered at North following teen’s suspected suicide

Students and staff at Westerville North High School are mourning the loss of a 16-year-old sophomore who authorities believe committed suicide April 22.
Westerville Central High School

Spinner: 2015 Academic Varsity 'phenomenal'

The Top 10 seniors at Westerville Central High School were recognized at the Kiwanis Academic Varsity Awards dinner.

South scholars led by IB diploma candidate

The Westerville Kiwanis Club honored the top 10 senior scholars from Westerville South High School at its 53rd annual Academic Varsity Awards Banquet April 15.

Sip & Sketch nights offer lessons for all skill levels

Looking for an evening with friends celebrating art and enjoying good wine? Sip and Sketch, featuring a relaxed art experience for every skill level, along with wine samplings, is sponsored each month by the Arts Council of Westerville and the Meza Wine Shop.
Ohio News Photographers Association

'ThisWeek' photo staff is best in state

ThisWeek Community News' photography staff was named the Photography Staff of the Year by the Ohio News Photographers Association during its annual convention April 18 at Kent State University.

Missing student’s body recovered in pond

The body of a missing Westerville seventh-grader was pulled from a pond at the southern edge of the school district Tuesday afternoon, April 28.

Westerville apartment fire victim in critical condition

A Westerville resident is in critical condition after a late-night fire Thursday, April 23 in an apartment building at 10 W. Park St.

Otterbein concert benefits nonprofit

The Otterbein University Department of Music choirs will partner with Westerville Caring and Sharing to present a concert to benefit the community nonprofit organization.

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