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On the Move

Kevin M. Doll of Westerville, a member of Hamilton Capital Management's wealth advisory team, has been promoted to vice president at the Columbus-based investment management and financial advisory firm.

Neighbors in the news

Westerville residents Sabrina Freshly, Lillian Hall and Josephine Patil are among the more than 200 young dancers from 21 states who are participating in the BalletMet Dance Academy 2015 Summer Intensive.

Coming up

Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit, Proper Starting and Care of Herbs and Native Plants, a program geared to growing with success, 7 p.m. July 8 at the Innis House, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Road. Bob and Sue Harter, Seeds of Tall Grasses, will speak.

College notes

Westerville area students who received degrees at the University of Cincinnati's 2015 spring commencement include:

Westerville South honor roll -- third grading period

Students who were named to the honor roll for the third grading period of the 2014-15 school year at Westerville South High School are:

Middle school student, instructor advance to national contest

Ema Rennie, a seventh-grade student at Genoa Middle School, is a finalist in the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition.

Alcott student recognized for essay

Just a few days after the Westerville Board of Education recognized 13 student artists for advancing to the state level of the 2014-15 PTA Reflections competition, it was announced that Alcott Elementary School fifth-grader Lily Wood earned accolades at the national contest.

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

Rain's no match for survivors

The rain forced the early part of this year's Westerville relay inside the high school, but later the rain cleared and teams began their walks in the overnight event.

WWII vet will lead July 4 parade

Jim Krebs is no stranger to the duties of parade grand marshal.
New inpatient rehabilitation hospital

Mount Carmel, partner plan facility

Westerville's "Medical Mile" will be adding another tenant in 2017.
Police beat

Westerville: Lone gunman holds up Schrock Road business

The Westerville Golf Center, 450 W. Schrock Road, was robbed at gunpoint on the evening of June 16, Westerville police reported.

Safety the theme for this week's 4th Friday

With the theme of "Safety Fest" set for Westerville's 4th Friday street party Uptown June 26, Westerville police are asking parents and guardians for some help to maintain that safety.
Westerville City Council

Three incumbents likely to seek re-election

The fall election is still months away, but the three Westerville City Council members with expiring terms this year say they are likely to run once more.
Nontoxic treatment

Small planes spraying to control moths

Westerville residents who aren't accustomed to seeing planes overhead had no reason for concern earlier this week, when small planes flew by in an effort to control a small pest.

$4.255 million bid for Pointview project awarded

At a special meeting Friday, June 19, the Westerville Board of Education awarded bids for the renovation and building addition at Pointview Elementary School, 720 Pointview Road.

Arts in Westerville offer kaleidoscope of experiences

Theatrical performances by and for every age? The sounds of patriotic pops, marches, Broadway, the Beatles, and reggae? Art in galleries and in an "alley"? The 42nd offering of one of the most prestigious music and arts festivals in Ohio? Yes! Westerville is the place -- for enjoying and immersing yourself in the arts. See the July calendar for a full slate of arts-related opportunities.

Johnston, Boatright named to association leadership posts

A pair of Westerville city employees recently were elected to leadership positions within their national professional associations.

City holds line on tree regulations: Felled trees must be replaced

With sizeable trees being cleared from development sites across Westerville this spring, residents are expressing concern over the loss of foliage in the longtime Tree City USA.

Westar Place prep work will cost $4.4M

At Westerville City Council's June 9 work session, city staff members provided some new details on what had been a largely conceptual plan for Westar Place.

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