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  1. Central-South game sure to be win, and loss, for FinnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    Kelley Finn wears a custom shirt featuring both teams' logos as she's flanked by her football playing sons -- Nick, a sophomore at Central and Ben, a starting senior at South. The teams and brothers square off on the gridiron in an unusual Thursday game this evening.

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  2. Pentello resigns from coaching, will retire from teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    Longtime Westerville South High School football coach Rocky Pentello announced his resignation from coaching and retirement from teaching Tuesday, Oct. 14. The announcement comes after Pentello's suspension and legal issues over an accusation of slapping a student on the South football team. Pentello, 51, was charged last month with assault and endangering a child after the school received an anonymous tip that he had shoved and slapped one of his football players at a practice Sept.

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  3. Senior Center members back Issue 24 planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    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. But Westerville seniors have a stake as big as any group in the issue: a new Westerville Senior Center, planned as an addition to the Community Center if Issue 24 passes Nov. 4. If the renewal passes, a major addition is planned to the Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. The addition would have space for a new Senior Center -- which now is located in a former water treatment plant building at 310 W. Main St. -- a warm-water therapy pool, expanded walking track and other amenities.

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  4. all R friends teaches skill sets, tries to find matching jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    Kareena Strait and Stephanie Finney inside the all R friends Westerville gift shop at 355 Cherrington Road, set to open Friday, Oct. 17. But central Ohio company all R friends is trying to change that with a work program that helps individuals with disabilities learn skills they need in a job environment. Erin Gathergood, supported employment specialist for all R friends, said the program is designed both to help workers gain skills and change their attitude about working.

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  5. Westerville: Daughter facing charges after dad reports drug useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    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. According to reports from Westerville police, the man said his 27-year-old daughter was using Percocet and heroin in his home in the 300 block of Sterling Court .

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  6. Westerville South's Pentello charged with slapping players resigns as coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    A news release said the Westerville South head football coach had planned to retire at the end of the school year after 30 years in education. Pentello, who taught social studies at the high school, was suspended by the district last month and placed on indefinite paid administrative leave.

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  7. Gonzales tested by Johnston, MonninRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | This Week Community News

    Incumbent Anne Gonzales of the 19th Ohio House District will face two challengers, Westerville Democrat Michael Johnston and New Albany Libertarian Chad Monnin, on the Nov. 4 ballot. Gonzales, 51, is serving her second term in the Ohio House.

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  8. New PROS projects target five main areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Westerville officials are targeting five main areas where they plan to use funds from a proposed 20-year renewal of the city's 0.25 percent Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces income tax. The PROS tax was first passed in a special election in August 1998, after residents helped formulate the city's PROS 2000 Master Plan, identifying a series of desired parks system improvements.

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  9. Westerville: 18-year-olds take clothes, may be chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Two 18-year-old Columbus women may face charges of burglary and breaking and entering after taking clothes from a Westerville residence about 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Westerville police reported.

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  10. Seniors hope for another Ham and Bean Dinner recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    For their 31st annual Ham and Bean Dinner, organizers at the Westerville Senior Center are preparing for a possible third record-setting year in a row. Attendance to the dinner rose to 250 guests in 2012 and jumped to 310 last year.

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  11. Westerville chamber appoints new trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Andrew Bounds of Walmart to the Chamber Board of Trustees, effective October 2014. Kim Gerhart of Gerhart Travel and Laurie Pfeiffer of Heartland Bank will also join the Chamber Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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  12. Speaker to help incubator celebrate anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    The Women's Small Business Accelerator is celebrating its second anniversary with a gala and fundraiser called Starting the Conversation: an evening with Marianne Cooper. Emceed by WBNS-10TV's Tracy Townsend, the event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 at The Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St. in Columbus.

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  13. Local man charged with creating child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    A former Westerville volunteer youth sports coach was arrested and charged in federal court Oct. 2 on charges that he created child pornography. Bryan Lehman, 50, of Mohican Way in Westerville, was tracked by the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in September and files found on his home computer led to the charges, Westerville police said.

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  14. Sets, dark plot fuel South's classic 'Dracula'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Westerville South High School students Katie McCullough and Scott Barclay act out a tense scene in the school's production of Dracula . Before being introduced to Bram Stoker's Dracula , most of what Westerville South High School students knew about vampire folklore was bad Transylvanian accents and what they had seen in pop culture.

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  15. Eager safety learnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Lisa Rogich of Westerville watches a puppet show with her sons Ben, 1, and Eli, 3, during the Westerville Division of Fire open house Sunday, Oct. 5. The puppet show, a fire safety house, a vehicle extrication demonstration and other activities for residents and families all were featured in the event at the city's Station 111, 400 W. Main St. to help mark National Fire Prevention Week.

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  16. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    Fall Shred Day , 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4, at the Village Green, 47 Hall St., Powell. A $25 donation is required for document shredding up to 200 pounds.

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  17. Powell/Lewis Center: Jewelry worth $15,000 taken from township homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    A Liberty Township resident lost thousands of dollars worth of jewelry after a recent burglary at her home, according to Delaware County Sheriff's reports. A township woman reported someone broke into her home in the 10200 block of Widdington Close through the rear door between 10 a.m. and noon Sept.

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  18. City looks for new user of cleared hotel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    In the building's place at 32 Heatherdown Drive now sits a vacant lot, ready for the city to find a potential new business to help revitalize Westerville's southern gateway. "When it's all said and done, this site will be ready to attract users," Westerville Economic Development Administrator Jason Bechtold said.

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  19. Westerville won't appeal court ruling, will pay $1.3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    On Aug. 12, the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals upheld a $1.3 million award to James Taylor, owner of the US Bank at 833 S. State St. for a portion of the property and attorney fees, after the city took a slice of Taylor's land through eminent domain. The space was used as part of the city's $2.1 million gateway project, which required 0.205 acres of Taylor's land to install an entryway feature at the city's southern entrance.

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  20. Columbus Academy boasts a dozen Merit semifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | This Week Community News

    Columbus Academy has 12 students from this year's senior class who have been named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The students are Sarah Fornshell, Katherine Guan, Jeeva Jagabandhu, Daniel Jones, Vijeth Kaza, Alex Magnuson, Caroline Savage, Kendall Silwonuk, Maxwell Smith, Kristie Sun, Dimitri Vasilkov and Abigail Wilson.

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