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The Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St., is sponsored by the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department for people age 55 and older. The center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The phone number is 614-901-6560.


The deadline is April 24 to apply for the lottery for Westerville's first offering of all-day kindergarten, for the 2015-16 school year.

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Westerville Citizen's Academy provides full city experience

What was the last encounter you had with the city of Westerville? Aside from a utility bill payment or simply passing a patrol cruiser on the roadway, you may not often think about the programs and services provided by the City.
Westerville Public Library

Renovations re-invigorate history displays

With a fresh look and a revamped space, coordinators at Westerville's Anti-Saloon League Museum and Local History Resource Center at the Westerville Public Library are hoping to provide a better experience of the city's rich history.

Former firefighter, son charged in drug holdups

Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies in the Westerville area between Feb. 27 and March 16.
North captures state

Mock Trial crown, preps for nationals

For the first time, the Westerville North High School Mock Trial team will be advancing to the national competition in Raleigh, N.C.
Police beat

Westerville: Woman charged with using illegal drugs at hospital

A 25-year-old Etna Township woman was charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug abuse instruments after using drugs in the bathroom of Mount Carmel St. Ann's. 500 S. Cleveland Ave., March 18, Westerville police reported.

Municipal Courtyard project will add seating, walkways

Westerville City Council is ready to spend about $409,000 on a renovation of the couryard space in front of and behind the city's Municipal Building, 21 S. State St.

School lunch prices will go up a dime this fall

At the regular Westerville City School Board meeting, board members approved increasing school lunch prices by 10 cents for the 2015-16 school year.

Blendon sixth-graders win annual Chip Challenge

How would you mail a single potato chip?

Children's tale of four-legged heroine comes to Central

A superhero cat, a villain who thinks he's a dog, epic fight scenes, joke-telling narrators and more can be found in this year's children's show, A Day in the Life of a Super Cat, to be staged at Westerville Central High School.

Celebrate the Arts in April

In celebration of April is Arts Month in Westerville, the Westerville City Schools will highlight the artwork of students in grades kindergarten through 12 at two exhibits in the community.
Pharmacy robberies

Former firefighter, son charged in drug hold-ups

Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies in the Westerville area between Feb. 27 and March 16.

Residents asked to help 'refine details' of new plan

Westerville's new comprehensive plan -- branded as Imagine Westerville -- is just months away from its final destination in front of City Council. But city planners are asking residents to come to one last series of meetings to help shape the plan before its final adoption.

Local History Center plans jumpin' open house Sunday

To showcase renovations to the Local History Resource Center at the Westerville Public Library, the center is hosting an open house from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

Teacher turning page on 45-year career

Elizabeth Glenn grew up without a television in her home so most of her free time was spent painting, practicing the piano or reading.

Extension opens to traffic

After nearly six months of construction and finishing touches, the new Worthington Road extension opened for traffic Monday, March 16.

Making marks

Cory Conkel of Westerville has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

Applications now available for all-day kindergarten lottery

All-day kindergarten applications for the 2015-16 school year became available to families March 10 on the Westerville City School District website.

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