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    John Essig takes a photo at the Field of Heroes set up over the Memorial Day weekend in the Westerville Sports Complex, across Cleveland Avenue from the Westerville Community Center, Friday evening, May 22. Each cross in the display of white crosses, new this year to the Memorial Day observance staged annually by the Rotary Club of Westerville Sunrise since 2009, represents approximately 10 U.S. troops killed in action in wars in the Middle East. There were more than 700 crosses, joining the 3,000 American flags in the Field of Heroes display.

    Tribute to the fallen

  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Cabela's outfitter Nick Jamison shows second-graders Clementine Metz (left) and Abby Abimbola how to pitch a tent during the camping demonstration at Annehurst Elementary School on May 18.

    Students get hands-on camping lessons

    Just in time for summer, Annehurst Elementary School students learned the basics about camping from some special visitors Monday, May 18.
  • Celebrate the Arts

    2015 Celebrate the Arts Writing Contest Grades K-2 winners (from left): Ethan Bennett, honorable mention; Daria Lesmerises, third place; Ella Sheriff, second place; and Sarah Sophia Boros, first place.

    2015 writing contest winners announced

    To recognize and encourage the talents of literary artists, the Arts Council of Westerville, Westerville Public Library and the ThisWeek Westerville News & Public Opinion invited writers of all ages to be a part of the Celebrate the Arts Writing Contest. ... This is the ninth year for the collaborative event.
  • Introducing Westerville365.com

    This exciting new resource from ThisWeek Community News is the companion to the forthcoming Westerville365, a quarterly publication that will launch this spring.
  • ThisWeek News' E-Edition

    It's like reading the paper without the actual paper.
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