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  1. Schools may make PE optional for athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville City School District Board of Education is considering allowing students who participate in interscholastic athletics, marching band or cheerleading for at least two full seasons the option of waiving the half-credit PE requirement. Scott Reeves, the district's executive director of secondary academic affairs, told school board members at their meeting Dec. 8 that students who opt out of PE would be required to take a half credit elective in another course of study.

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  2. Parks tax vote, hotel highlight city's '14 newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    Westerville City Council members Larry Jenkins and Kathy Cocuzzi, with city Parks and Recreation Director Randy Auler watch Issue 24 results come in Nov. 4 at Jimmy V's in Uptown Westerville. The extension of the city's PROS income tax was approved by 60 percent of city voters.

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  3. Board OKs raises for Olentangy substitutes, tutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    The Olentangy Local School District will pay substitute teachers and tutors more in 2015 in a move officials said will help the district stay competitive with nearby school systems. The school board voted 3-0 last Thursday, Dec. 11, to boost pay for substitute teachers, home instructors/tutors and classified substitute employees.

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  4. Annexation, improvements dominated city headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    Tyler Tucker, 9, from Westerville uses a snow blower to clear the driveway at the home of his grandfather, Oran Hoover, on Lockville Road in Pickerington. Significant snowfall and cold temperatures attributed to the "polar vortex" arrived in January, forcing city of Pickerington crews to use 1,303 tons of salt by Jan. 30, an amount that exceeded all of 2012.

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  5. Prescription Hope navigates clients to drug discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    In the complex, convoluted landscape of the country's health insurance and medical system, many people fall through the cracks. Pierce, Prescription Hope's president and CEO, describes the company as a "medication advocate," and guarantees its customers a flat rate of $25 per medication.

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  6. Plain Township's progress offset by fire-levy failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | This Week Community News

    A new medic unit that cost $215,000 was one of the Plain Township Fire Department's equipment purchases in 2014. Plain Township hired four full-time firefighters and added new fire department equipment, but a rejected fire levy made the most ripples in 2014.

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  7. DeSales students honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | This Week Community News

    St. Francis DeSales High School students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation include: Rebecca Nordmoe of New Albany, Commended Student; Meghan Springer of New Albany, Commended Student; Stephanie Nnadi of Northland, National Achievement Scholar; Bailey Cadena of Gahanna, National Hispanic Recognition Award; Andrea Martinez of Northland, Commended Student; Mackenzie Kraker of Westerville, National Merit Semifinalist; Eunice Agyapong of Northland, National Achievement Scholar; Emily Piatt of Dublin, Commended Student; David Vincent of Lewis Center, National Merit Semifinalist; Charlie Mitchell of Worthington, Commended Student; and Patrick Palumbo of Worthington, Commended Student.

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  8. Slideshow: Happy holidaysRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | This Week Community News

    Ava Kellar, 9, relights the candle of friend Sophie Bordron, 10 as they stand in front of the Christmas tree in the courtyard of the Westerville Municipal Building, 21 S. State St., during the city's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 5. Worthington Kilbourne High School senior choir member Emma Leary, left, and classmate Steven Borchers perform during the Worthington Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Village Green Nov. 30. Zetta Graziosi, 6, paints her bear she made at the Snowflake Castle in Westerville's Heritage Park on Dec 1. The Snowflake Castle offered a variety of activities for children including making toys and visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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  9. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Unity Church of Delaware , presentation featuring the Rev. Elizabeth Reed, director of the Shalem Center, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14, at 4277 Columbus Pike.

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  10. Symphony to perform holiday concerts Dec. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    The Central Ohio Symphony will present its annual holiday concert twice Sunday, Dec. 14 in Gray Chapel, inside Ohio Wesleyan University's University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Soprano Laura Portune of Columbus will perform as guest artist during the concerts, which also will feature a world premiere of Ice Dance by Westerville composer Ken McCaw, who wrote the piece for the Central Ohio Symphony.

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  11. Rotary clubs, WARM gear up for food drive SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Although repainted election signs will remind some folks, members of the Westerville Rotary Clubs and Westerville Area Resource Ministry are hoping city residents don't forget to put their donation bags out for the annual food drive this weekend. About 12,000 Westerville residents received their bags in Consumer News Services' "The Bag" Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6-7, and the pickup of donations -- which could add up to nearly 30,000 pounds -- is planned from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 13. Signs reminding residents to put their bags out for collection began appearing Thursday in neighborhoods where pickups are scheduled.

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  12. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Lunch and Evening at the North Pole , Dec. 11 and 12 at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Children ages 8 and younger, with a parent, are invited to a program from noon to 1:30 p.m. or 6 to 7:30 p.m. Santa's elves will serve a meal, and crafts and a sing-along will be included. Cost is $10 per child, $5 per adult.

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  13. Lighting a challenge at LightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Ava Kellar, 9, relights the candle of friend Sophie Bordron, 10 as they stand in front of the Christmas tree in the courtyard of the Westerville Municipal Building, 21 S. State St., during the city's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday evening, Dec. 5. This year's ceremony marked the 150th anniversary of Westerville native songwriter Benjamin Hanby's writing of Up on the Housetop, which remains a national favorite Christmas carol to this day.

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  14. Westerville: Man spotted breaking into vehicles at Sports ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    A pair of vehicles were broken into in quick succession at the Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. , on the morning of Dec. 5, Westerville police reported. A Columbus man and a Westerville woman reported windows of their vehicles smashed and items stolen while they were walking the trails at the complex.

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  15. Seven earn A+ for going above and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Cherrington Elementary School Principal Andrew Heck is a big fan of Amy Hinz. He likes how she continually pledges to not let students fall through the cracks.

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  16. 8-story hotel, more coming to 'Westar Place'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    After purchasing most of the former Altair business park in May, the city of Westerville finally has concrete plans for the space. With a new designation as "Westar Place," the 62-acre tract of land will be made into a Continental Real Estate mixed-use development, highlighted by a Marriott Renaissance hotel and conference center.

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  17. Ballet company to dance 'The Nutcracker' this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | This Week Community News

    Four performances of the New Albany Children's Ballet Theatre's 'The Nutcracker' are scheduled at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 W. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com .

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  18. Tree climbers to descend on Bexley's Jeffrey Park Dec. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | This Week Community News

    Jeffrey Park, 165 N. Parkview Ave., will host the 35th anniversary of the Ohio Tree Climbing Championship Masters' Challenge from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. The event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Ohio Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, the event is the championship round of a statewide competition in which contestants scale trees in various climbing styles: the secured footlock, belayed speed climb, aerial rescue, work climb and throwline.

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  19. Study continues; no decisions yet on 911 mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | This Week Community News

    Upper Arlington will continue its quest to consolidate its emergency services dispatch operations with outside municipalities, according to a city spokeswoman. The effort has been ongoing for more than two years.

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  20. Westerville: Nurse suspected of stealing patient's medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police are investigating the theft of prescription medication from a senior care facility in the 100 block of County Line Road . The issue came to light Nov. 17 when a patient asked for his prescription for oxycodone and acetaminophen that he was scheduled to receive at 6 a.m. When the patient asked a nurse for his medication, she said he should already have received it, but the man was certain he was not given his pills.

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