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Too many Westerville City Schools students are going hungry on the weekends, say members of a group of local volunteers, and they've been at work over the last three years to change that.
A lack of physical evidence prompted a prosecutor to strike a deal yesterday with a Westerville day-care operator accused of drugging children with allergy medication to make them drowsy.
State of the Community
Westerville's community leaders highlighted the accomplishments of the past year and outlined goals for 2014 during the annual State of the Community address.
Westerville will host a wide range of interesting arts events this month. Among them:
The Westerville Planning Commission did not back a proposed rezoning that would allow for a multifamily development on North State Street, just south of Polaris Parkway.
A state investigation of a foster-youth outing that police say led to the killing of a Blendon Township jogger found just one minor staffing violation by the operator of the group home where the teenage suspect lived.
A 54-year-old Westerville man was arrested and charged with robbery at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27 after he attempted to steal nearly $400 worth of merchandise from a business in the first block of West Schrock Road and attacked store employees, Westerville police reported.
Westerville North High School hosted the District 15 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble Contest Saturday, Jan. 18. More than 1,100 students from Central Ohio participated.
Forty-six spellers have qualified for participation in the 2014 Scripps College of Communication Columbus Metro Spelling Bee, to be held March 22 in Athens.
Otterbein University Theatre will stage the Oscar Wilde play The Importance of Being Earnest in the Fritsche Theatre at Roush Hall, 30 S. Grove St.
Westerville North Theatre Department
The Westerville North High School Theatre Department will invite audiences to a world of pure imagination this weekend, as it presents Willy Wonka at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27-March 2.
Pedestrians traversing the Ohio to Erie Trail through Westerville soon will have safe passage over one of the city's busiest streets.
One hundred and twenty students from the district's middle schools participated in the Westerville Middle School Science Fair held Feb. 8, at Walnut Springs Middle School.
Westerville South High School mourned the loss this week of receptionist Kirsten Elliott.
Blendon Township police were on high alert this week after several Westerville City Schools students reported being beckoned to by a man in a car as they walked to or from school.
A Delaware woman was sentenced in Delaware County Common Pleas Court Monday, Feb. 24, to 4 1/2 years in prison in the death of a popular St. Francis DeSales High School teacher and coach killed while riding his bicycle a rural road in September along.
The Otterbein University Concert Choir will launch a Midwest tour with a concert with the Gahanna Lincoln High School A Cappella Choir at Church of the Messiah United Methodist, 51 N. State St., Westerville.
Chris Henricksen, a fifth-grade teacher at Mark Twain Elementary School, is one of 26 teachers across the United States chosen to participate in the 2014 field season of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Teacher at Sea program.
Hundreds of students in Westerville's four middle schools recently wrote essays for the 2014 Laws of Life essay contest.