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  1. Westerville apartment fire victim in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Week Community News

    A Westerville resident is in critical condition after a late-night fire Thursday, April 23 in an apartment building at 10 W. Park St. According to Westerville spokeswoman Christa Dickey, a city police officer noticed the smell of smoke in the area two buildings away from the police station about 11 p.m. Officers investigated and found smoke coming from the building. All residents were evacuated but the man who lives in the apartment where the fire originated, He was found unconscious on the scene by firefighters, apparently overcome by smoke inhalation.

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  2. Council starts ball rolling on Bigham TIFRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | This Week Community News

    Westerville City Council was expected at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 21, to approve several ordinances that will begin the process of setting up a tax-increment financing district on the site known as the Bigham property. The property is scheduled to be annexed by the city from Sharon Township, and will become a 139-unit single family development called The Ravines.

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  3. Westerville: Thousands in jewelry lost to theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police said more than $15,000 worth of jewelry was reported stolen from a house on the first block of Haddam Place West in an apparent burglary. The owners, who had been on vacation since January, were scheduled to return in June.

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  4. Kiwanis recognize North's 2015 Academic VarsityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Kiwanis Club honored the top 10 senior scholars from Westerville North High School at its 53rd annual Academic Varsity Awards Banquet April 15. Each student who was honored received a copy of the classic Dr. Seuss book, Oh the Places You'll Go , from the superintendent, treasurer and Westerville City School District Board of Education. She is on the mock trial team, editor-in-chief of the student newspaper, ran cross country, played volleyball and plays classical guitar.

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  5. Election Academy covers basics of seeking officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | This Week Community News

    Join us in June for the second biannual Election Academy and "see how they run." Election Academy was developed by the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce to educate individuals in the Westerville area who are considering running for an elected office.

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  6. Northland: Robber steals cash, phone, glasses from man at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | This Week Community News

    A Westerville man told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the 1600 block of Red Robin Road at 10 p.m. April 19. He said the suspect took his $500 cell phone, a $150 pair of glasses and his wallet, which, in addition to his driver's license and credit card, contained various gift cards worth $100. * The victim of an assault in the 5500 block of Cleveland Avenue that took place at 3 p.m. April 19 refused to cooperate with officers responding to the scene.

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  7. Board awards bids for summer constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Board of Education unanimously voted to approve four bid packages for summer capital improvement projects at its regular meeting Monday, April 13. Jeff LeRose, the school district's director of facilities, told the board that 16 total bids were received and when the lowest most responsible bids were selected, the projects came in 39 percent under budget. "These are all projects that need to be completed in order to make sure the buildings are conducive for their intended use," LeRose said.

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  8. Westerville: Cat trapping leads to chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    The 26-year-old woman confronted the man at his residence in the 600 block of Andrew Avenue April 6, two days after her cat disappeared, Westerville police reported. According to police reports, the woman had been informed that the man, 62, was involved in the disappearance.

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  9. State-Shrock headache aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    As the beginning of a massive project that will overhaul the intersection of State Street and Schrock Road looms in Westerville's near future, the city will have to pull more than $1 million from reserve funds, thanks to a low estimate from city engineers. After requesting bids for the next phase of the project for two weeks, each of the three bids the city received were more than 10 percent higher than city estimates.

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  10. Columbus City Council will rule on apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | This Week Community News

    The Columbus Development Commission on April 9 recommended approval of a zoning change for 5074 E. Dublin-Granville Road, which includes land adjacent to more than 50 great blue heron nests. Shannon Pine, a Columbus planner, said it would be several months before the application would be presented to Columbus City Council, which makes final decisions on all zoning changes.

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  11. Former firefighter pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    A former Westerville firefighter charged with armed robbery at three central Ohio pharmacies pleaded not guilty to eight charges in Franklin County Common Pleas Court April 1. Jeffrey T. Young, 49, of Louden Street in Johnstown, was charged with six counts of robbery and two counts of aggravated robbery, ranging from first- to third-degree felony charges. Young is being held on $20,000 recognizance bond and a $50,000 surety bond.

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  12. Westerville: Gun comes out during argument; resident chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    A Westerville man was arrested at his residence in the 700 block of Waterton Drive March 30 after a dispute involving a gun, Westerville police reported. Officers were called to the scene about 7 p.m. toward the end of an apparent dispute in which the 50-year-old suspect was arguing with another man in his driveway.

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  13. Foodies get to sample city's finest April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    With a new location and even more food to sample, the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Taste of Westerville has the potential to be its largest ever. Last year, Taste of Westerville was held at the Lakes Golf & Country Club in Worthington, where 330 guests attended the sold-out event.

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  14. Death ruled an overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz ruled March 31 that a man found dead Feb. 15 in his Westerville home at 29 Groton Drive died from an opiate overdose. The coroner's report lists "intoxication by morphine, probably heroin," as 29-year-old David P. Buechner's cause of death.

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  15. Uptown fashion show April 19 proceeds will go to ALS groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    The "Fight ALS With Fashion" show will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. April 19 at A Gal Named Cinda Lou, 20 N. State St., and Pure Roots, 18 N. State St. Debbie Bennati, through her Uptown vintage clothing shop, A Gal Named Cinda Lou, has sponsored fashion shows before. But this year's show will mark the most personal cause yet for the charitable events.

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  16. Volunteers of all ages help young readers at WilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    Senior citizens, church members and even home-schooled students are volunteering their time to help Wilder Elementary School children improve their reading skills. Through the Pioneer Pals program, members of the Westerville Senior Center come to the school on their own, at various times, and help read one-on-one with first-graders.

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  17. Helping others is hallmark of finalists' effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    Five people will be named Jefferson Award winners Thursday, April 2, but 15 more will be honored for their work around central Ohio. The Jefferson Awards, founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Ohio Sen. Robert Taft in 1972, honor the work of unsung heroes in the community.

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  18. Children build skills through Lego battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    So rather than having to flip the switch himself, the precocious home-schooled Westerville boy designed a Lego robot to do it for him. Fourteen years later, Vawter is inspiring the next generation of children to use ingenuity, intellect and Lego blocks to solve problems.

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  19. Sunbury-area Parade of Homes gets late startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio's Parade of Homes will return to Delaware County this year -- just a little later than originally expected. The BIA announced in March that its signature event will run from Sept.

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  20. 5K aims to provide support, raise awareness of canine cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    While cancer awareness for humans is at an all-time high, one woman is working to bring that same level of awareness about how the disease afflicts canine companions. In June 2013, Hilary Seif lost her dog, Newman , to cancer.

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