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  • PROS tax renewal

    Members of the Westerville Senior Center supporting Issue 24, which would relocate the facility to the Westerville Community Center, include (from left): row 1-Anita Ebbert, Nancy Thomas, Robin Poses, Lynn Koenig and Verna Hubbard; row 2-Janet Scott, Juanita Martin and Sharon Deevey; row 3-Lloyd Kuschner, John Kalmbach and Rosemary Kuschner.

    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

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.

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

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

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.

Volunteer of the Year nominations sought

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News are seeking nominations for the third annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award.
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