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  1. Bats play into city's hotel planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Local governments are no strangers to red tape. Laws governing how and why municipalities can begin work on their projects are wide-ranging and often complicated.

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  2. Generations aims to spread out with 3rd Uptown siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Generations Performing Arts Center is hoping to expand again in Uptown Westerville by adding another facility at 33 E. Park St. The potential new location is the site of Columbus Family Worship, a church with a small congregation that has existed since the 1940s. But Generations owner Angie Haver said the church is ready to move to a new location, she's ready to purchase the site, and only a rezoning ordinance stands in her way.

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  3. Westerville students display fine 'attitude'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Webster's Dictionary defines January's Word of the Month, "attitude," as "a feeling or way of thinking that affects a person's behavior." As a superintendent, I often look for what I consider life's teachable moments.

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  4. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    Westerville staged its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration Monday, Jan. 19 at the Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Road. Each year, Leadership Westerville announces the Fouse and Alston Award winners at the breakfast, recognizing students and community members, respectively, who have put King's ideals into action in the community.

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  5. Grants to fund bulk of Cleveland Avenue projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    Although construction is more than a year away, Westerville planners already are looking ahead to a $13 million renovation of Cleveland Avenue, one of the city's most traveled roads. The renovations will be centered around the intersection of Cleveland and Schrock Road at the city's southwest corner, and will reach north toward Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital.

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  6. Westerville will advance $365,000 to TIF for Westar Place road preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    After the announcement of the Westar Place development in December, Westerville is ready to start funneling city money toward the project. The mixed-use project on 62 acres owned by the city, south of Polaris Parkway between Cleveland Avenue and Africa Road, will be anchored by an eight-story Marriott Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center.

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  7. Local MLK Jr. celebrations planned MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    Those celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will have three options for doing so in Westerville Monday, Jan. 19. The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, presented by Leadership Westerville, will kick off the holiday from 8 to 10 a.m. at Villa Milano, 1630 E. Schrock Road. Each year, Leadership Westerville announces the Fouse and Alston Award winners, which recognize students and community members who have put King's ideals into action.

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  8. Milligan leaves theater behind, embraces bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville native was trained in disciplines such as theater, tap dancing and acting, and studied at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music before moving to New York City. But at Naropa University in Boulder, Colo., Milligan found her salvation in the form of alternative vocal training.

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  9. Lead-footed drivers 'unacceptable' in NorthlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | This Week Community News

    The subject came up at the Jan. 6 Northland Community Council meeting, and it was a bit like tossing a lit match into a pool of gasoline. He went on to recount a confrontation he had with someone who was tailgating him on Shanley Drive in his own neighborhood of Clinton Estates.

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  10. NCC hopes to recruit more volunteer help with eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | This Week Community News

    In a wide-ranging discussion of goals for 2015, Northland Community Council President Emmanuel V. Remy said last week he wants to see greater participation in the organization's "signature events." The Independence Day parade, Volunteer Awards Banquet and twice-yearly shredding days to prevent identity theft "help bring the community together," Remy said, but more volunteers are needed to keep these things going.

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  11. Youngsters conquering obstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    After stretching with coach Ryan Fisher, Josh Williams rose and joined the other Westerville United Youth Wrestling Club members in doing laps in the wrestling room at Westerville North High School. For Josh, who is 10 years old, it was one of many challenges that he has faced during his life.

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  12. 'Eight for Eight' on Team 243 earn EagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    "Their motto was 'Eight for Eight, no one left behind,' and they achieved it," said Scoutmaster/varsity team coach Harold J.A. Dava. Steven Borchers, Blake and Cameron Dava, Sam Hickman, Reed Klass, Cameron Mitchell, Nathan Spain and Christian Wade will be recognized at a Court of Honor ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the American Legion Young-Budd Post 171, 393 E. College Ave., Westerville.

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  13. G-J's pro-levy PAC has $12,125 in coffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    Gahanna's Citizens for Quality Schools has a balance of $12,125 for the next time it goes to voters, according to campaign-finance reports filed with the Franklin County Board of Elections last month. The political-action committee touted Issue 1, the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools' 2.16-mill permanent improvements levy, on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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  14. Westerville: Officers use Taser in arrest of burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    A Westerville man was arrested after reportedly breaking into his girlfriend's Westerville apartment in the 800 block of Cumbleside Lane on the afternoon of Jan. 1. Westerville police reported the victim said her 59-year-old boyfriend broke her front window, chased her to an upstairs bedroom and kicked down the bedroom door before leaving. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the woman's front window shattered and a 2x4 nearby, police reports said.

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  15. Work to begin on 'most expensive Taco Bell in the country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    The renovation of outlots at the Westerville Square Shopping Center took another step toward completion last month, when the Westerville Planning Commission approved one of the most expensive Taco Bell restaurants in the country. The fancy new brick Taco Bell will replace the closed old stucco Taco Bell at 26 E. Schrock Road, on an outlot at the south side of the center with frontage directly on Schrock.

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  16. Conference adapting to changing landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | This Week Community News

    Comprised of 32 schools representing six counties and with its largest school more than doubling the enrollment of its smallest, the Ohio Capital Conference never has been the easiest beast to tame for administrators. The OCC realigned seven times with varying four- and five-division formats from 1995-2009 and made minor changes in 2012 and 2013.

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  17. Table is set for several major developments to take shape in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | This Week Community News

    After legislative approval from City Council and the Westerville Planning Commission set several development projects into motion across Westerville over the last several months, city leaders see 2015 as a year of action, when many of the of those projects will begin to take shape.

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  18. Westerville: Christmas day burglar steals $5,000 worth of itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police are investigating the theft of more than $5,000 worth of items in a burglary at an apartment in the 1200 block of Hideaway Woods Drive Dec. 25. The resident told police that he left the apartment about 8:30 a.m. and returned home about 10 p.m. to find a window shattered. Inside, he found a 70-inch television on the ground and a sliding-glass door ajar.

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  19. Stability, new student options are district focus for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | This Week Community News

    Westerville Superintendent John Kellogg in his office at the district's Early Learning Center and administrative offices, 936 Eastwind Drive. For Westerville City Schools, 2014 was a year of change.

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  20. Change, loss mark district's 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | This Week Community News

    A reception in honor of Westerville school board member Cindy Crowe was held at Westerville Central High School on May 15. Crowe, who resigned in May after 14 years on the board due to health complications from ALS, was joined at her reception by current and former members of the board Rick Bannister, Tracy Davidson, Nancy Nestor-Baker, Jeff Gale, Denise Pope, Alex Heckman and Mike Collins. Just months after Superintendent John Kellogg was hired at the end of 2013, 2014 marked a year of even greater change in the Westerville City School District.

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