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  1. Not all will have to pay for all-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Superintendent John Kellogg updated Westerville school board members last week on the district's plans for all-day kindergarten, which will start this fall. A lottery to determine enrollment in the 260 spots to be offered in the program's first year likely will mirror the district's current magnet school lottery.

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  2. M/I gets final approval for 'Bingham Ridge' plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Westerville Planning Commission members have finally given M/I Homes the green light to develop the 73-acre tract formerly known as the Bingham property. The land -- north of West Main Street, west of Hanawalt Road and adjacent to the north side of Metzger Park -- officially was annexed into the city from Sharon Township in December, and was set to become The Ravines, a 139-house subdivision.

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  3. Leaders recap 2014, look to 2015 plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Westerville's community leaders gathered for their annual State of the Community address Feb. 24 to discuss accomplishments of 2014 and look ahead through the remainder of 2015. In scripted presentations, leaders from the city of Westerville, the Westerville school district, Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce, Westerville Public Library and Otterbein University gave their thoughts.

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  4. Message crucial for Living WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | This Week Community News

    Fresh off the release of their second full-length CD, members of the Christian band Living Water will continue to spread their message during Lent. The band will present "The Way of the Cross" Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 473 S. Roys Ave. on the Hilltop, and Friday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

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  5. Local men plead guilty to child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Justin D. Iddings, 30, of Allview Road pleaded guilty in Franklin County Municipal Court to two counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor in January, and was sentenced to four years in prison Feb. 20. Iddings was arrested March 27, 2014, and charged with second-degree and fourth-degree felony counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor, after members of the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant at his home. Iddings was a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy, and was fired a little more than a week after his arrest.

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  6. Westerville: Man dead in apparent overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    A 29-year-old Westerville man was found dead in his home Feb. 15 from a suspected heroin overdose, Westerville police reported. According to police reports, the man was scheduled to fly on a trip with friends Feb. 14. When he did not appear, two of the friends went to check on him Feb. 15 at his residence in the first block of Groton Drive .

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  7. Koble Greek-Italian Grill opens after partners' yearlong effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    After more than a year of work and planning, business partners Orion Trifoni and Ilias Strovolidis have finally opened the doors to the Koble Greek-Italian Grill in Uptown Westerville. The restaurant opened for the first time in a family-and-friends setting Saturday, Feb. 21, and now is open to the public at its 7 N. State St. location, just north of Graeter's Ice Cream.

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  8. Griffin to speak at church fundraiser for meal programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Ohio State football legend and two-time Heisman trophy winner Archie Griffin will speak at the Friday Fare fundraiser at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College Ave. It's the first time the church has hosted such a well-known figure but not its first Friday Fare program, organizers said. In 2008, as part of the church's 40th anniversary celebration, Friday Fare began as a ministry to reach out and help the Westerville community.

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  9. Accessible Expressions Ohio presents 'A Day of Arts for All' exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Started in 1996, Accessible Expressions Ohio is an adjudicated, statewide exhibition and tour of visual art for artists of all ages with disabilities. This professional development opportunity helps raise awareness about art and disability by presenting the art in inclusive settings.

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  10. Powell: Two arrested in January armed-robbery attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Powell police arrested two suspects last week in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a city home in late January. A resident of the city's Olentangy Ridge subdivision called police shortly after 8 p.m. Jan. 28 to report that a man rang the home's doorbell, then displayed a handgun.

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  11. Northstar Cafe owners taking time; opening pushed to 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Northstar Cafe's Westerville location won't be opening its doors in 2015, but that's just fine with co-owner Darren Malhame. Organic Trails Cafe LLC purchased the space for the Westerville location from the city in 2014, and the restaurant was originally expected to open by the end of the year, but Malhame says they've been in no hurry.

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  12. Message crucial for Living WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    The Christian rock band Living Water rehearses an a capella version of Shelter Your Name during a recent practice session in Blacklick. The band, which released an album in December, will be performing new material next month.

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  13. Handler switches gears, not gaze, to write for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    As author Daniel Handler addressed the crowd inside Westerville Central High School's auditorium, wind swirled around the building and snow covered the parking lot outside. And for the native of San Francisco, where he still resides, Handler called the experience of standing in a snowstorm a "feeling of displacement."

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  14. Two former employees must repay thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    Two Westerville City School District employees received more than $9,000 in pay they were not due and now are on the hook to pay it back. School district Treasurer Bart Griffith said that the district followed policy and procedures and caught the two teachers as well as reported them to the state auditor.

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  15. Westerville: Resident one of many victims of thief who posed as maidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    A resident who reported more than $3,000 worth of jewelry taken from her house in southeast Westerville was informed by a police detective that she's one of "at least 15" victims of a suspected thief masquerading as a maid. According to Columbus Police Detective Bruce Beard, the suspect is a Reynoldsburg resident and is suspected of similar thefts in Delaware, Gahanna, Pickerington, Powell, Reynoldsburg and Westerville.

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  16. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    Special Olympics Ohio , 2015 Polar Plunge, Feb. 21 at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium in Powell. As part of the Polar Plunge experience, participants obtain monetary pledges and then jump or slowly crawl into cold water.

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  17. Westerville Public Library newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For more information or to register for the following programs, call 614-882-7277 or visit westervillelibrary.org. * Book Fortunes, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12. Not sure what to read next? Post at least three books you love on our Facebook page and we'll recommend something else we think you will love.

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  18. Westerville Kohl's building sold; retailer staying putRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The sale of the 99,380-square-foot department store property at 133 Huber Village Blvd. was announced Feb. 3. A limited partnership named Garrison Central II LLC sold the property to Maryland-based SPMC Urban Properties for nearly $11 million. The building is an anchor tenant to the surrounding 217,000-square-foot Westerville Park Plaza shopping center, which will remain in Garrison Central's possession.

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  19. School board OKs all-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Board of Education with a 4-1 vote approved plans to offer all-day kindergarten for a limited number of students, starting this fall. Selection for one of 260 available spots will be determined by a lottery system and families will be charged a tuition of $300 a month per student.

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  20. Clock shop winds up on E. MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The store, which Schaller says is the only brick-and-mortar grandfather clock repair location in central Ohio, has been operating since 1974 and has resided in Westerville since 2002. But after 12 years at its former location at 79 S. State St., the business relocated in January farther north into the heart of Uptown, in hopes of a boost in business.

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