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Westerville schools notes

Students in the Westerville City School District who will be riding a school bus for the first time this fall are invited, along with their parents or guardians, to attend the annual First Time Riders open house, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 1, at Whittier Elementary School, 130 E. Walnut St., Westerville.

Westerville Public Library news

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 westervillelibrary.org.

Middle school pick-up dates set

The first day of classes for all Westerville middle school students is Thursday, Aug. 13.

High school pick-up dates set

The first day of classes for Westerville high school students is Thursday, Aug. 13. Payment of student fees and schedule pick-up for all three Westerville high schools have been announced as follows:

Coming up

Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre, production of the musical, Seussical, at 7 p.m. July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 as well as 2 p.m. Aug. 2, at Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Seating is reserved.

White out, red in for city fire hydrants

Westerville residents might notice a teenager painting over city property this summer.

Pasquale's finds new home on W. Schrock Road

After a couple months of uncertainty, longtime Uptown Westerville restaurant Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta has found a new home.

Volkswagen dealership clear to roll

The Westerville Planning Commission has officially approved a final development plan for a 7.5-acre Volkswagen dealership in the city.
Police beat

Westerville: Man with gun robs sandwich shop

A man armed with a handgun robbed the Jimmy John's restaurant at 476 W. Schrock Road about 4 p.m. July 19, Westerville police reported.

'Tapestry' pulls record $4,500 for Habitat

The third annual edition of Westerville's Tapestry of a Town was the most successful event yet.

Administrators: Summer school yields real gains

Even though they rather would be swimming at the pool, elementary and middle school students in Westerville summer school made a lot of academic growth, with the help of dedicated teachers.

Impact of PE opt-out already evident for district

Beginning this fall, Westerville high school students participating in a school team or club sport, cheerleading or marching band will no longer need to take gym class.
Tapestry of a Town

Walking tour benefits Habitat for Humanity

In its third year of existence, the Westerville Habitat Partnership's Tapestry of a Town tour has grown from an interesting idea to a major contributor to Habitat for Humanity.

Garden gazing

Church to host Aug. 2 pool party

The Church of the Messiah in Westerville will host a free Community Summer Splash Pool Party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. The party at Highlands Park Aquatic Center, 245 S. Spring Road, Westerville, is open to all.

College notes

* Miami University has announced its spring 2015 semester president's (top three percent ranking among undergraduates) and dean's (top 10 percent) lists.

Westerville Public Library news

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 westervillelibrary.org.

Akron exec takes helm at St. Ann's

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital has a new president.
Police beat

Westerville: Women charged with fighting in street near St. Ann's

Westerville police arrested two Columbus women for reportedly fighting in the middle of a Westerville street around 2:30 a.m. July 12.

St. Paul Church design wins another architecture award

One of Westerville's most visible buildings has picked up another architectural award.

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