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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.

Chamber to host job fair Nov. 20

The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual job fair Nov. 20.

all R friends teaches skill sets, tries to find matching jobs

For adults with disabilities, finding work can be a challenge.
PROS tax renewal

Senior Center members back Issue 24 plan

Issue 24, the proposed renewal of Westerville's 0.25-percent PROS tax, would fund parks improvements tailored to families, bicyclists and athletes, as well as new projects that would drastically change the parks landscape within the city.
Police beat

Westerville: Daughter facing charges after dad reports drug use

Charges of child endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia are pending against a woman after her father brought evidence of her drug use to Westerville police Oct. 11 out of fear for his grandson's safety.
Budget review

City expects to add no positions through 2019

Budgeting season is underway in Westerville, as city department managers present their expected spending plans for 2015 to City Council.

Hair dye helps unite North's 'Cheaper' cast

Westerville North High School students started to feel like a family in preparation for this week's production of Cheaper by the Dozen.

Pentello resigns from coaching, will retire from teaching

Longtime Westerville South High School football coach Rocky Pentello announced his resignation from coaching and retirement from teaching Tuesday, Oct. 14.

Board picks a bone with state's gap-closing grade

When Westerville City School District board members received the district's annual report card from the Ohio Department of Education in September, they weren't pleased with the results.

Chamber's Evening of Elegance on tap

For its largest fundraiser of the year, the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce is channeling a Cuban attitude with the annual Evening of Elegance.

City's online survey deadline Oct. 20

Just days remain for Westerville residents to voice their opinions to city staff members in this year's resident survey.

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