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  1. 'Public Art in Westerville Spaces' tour plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    The city of Westerville is continuing to add public art in spaces for citizens to enjoy. On Sunday, June 28, a Public Art Tour will offer a guided look at existing public art installations, new additions to the annual Midwest Sculpture Initiative, the Cobert C. Collins collection memorial sculptures and murals in the city.

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  2. Westerville: 15-year-old reports assault by large group of teen girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    A 15-year-old girl was reportedly assaulted by a group of girls in Uptown during Fourth Friday May 22. According to Westerville police reports, the girl was on the playground behind the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. , and the city building at 64 E. Walnut St. on Friday evening, May 22, when she was approached by approximately 10 other juvenile girls. The girls reportedly taunted and threatened her.

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  3. More high-profile authors to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    When the Westerville Public Library brought Daniel Handler -- known by many by his occasional pen name Lemony Snicket -- in February, it was one of the biggest names the library had brought in for some time. But Handler's appearance doesn't seem to be an outlier, as the library gears up for two even higher-profile visitors for special events in the coming months.

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  4. Calendar change adds day to kids' summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    Westerville City School District officials announced Friday, May 22 that the first day of class for students in grades 1-12 has been changed for next school year from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13. Kindergarten and preschool students will still have a gentle start to the school year with their first day of class scheduled for Aug. 17. Westerville Superintendent John Kellogg said that starting school a day later will give the district additional time to provide critical training to teachers regarding changes to the teacher evaluation process. "House Bill 362 required school districts to comply with the new Ohio Teacher Evaluation System during the 2014-15 school year," Kellogg said.

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  5. City looks to turn 'surplus' district property into new Uptown parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    Westerville is preparing to buy and raze an Uptown building, to provide more parking for visitors to the city's historic business district. At its regular meeting May 19, Westerville City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance that would allow City Manager David Collinsworth to purchase the building at 28 Winter St. for $160,000.

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  6. Worthington: Police impound car following teacher's reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | This Week Community News

    A Thomas Worthington High School student's car was impounded by police after a teacher reported suspicious activity May 21 in the school's parking lot, 300 W. Dublin-Granville Road . According to a report from Worthington police, the teacher reported seeing two students exchange money in the teacher parking lot around noon.

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  7. Class of 2015 ready to don caps, gownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    More than 1,000 Westerville seniors will graduate Saturday, May 23, at the Celeste Center at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave. A total of 328 students from Westerville South will graduate at 10 a.m., followed by 383 Westerville North students at 2 p.m. and 362 students from Westerville Central at 6 p.m. The ceremonies will be preceded by a Night of Reflection/Baccalaureate at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, in the South auditorium and graduation rehearsal at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, at the Celeste Center. School board President Tracy Davidson said the board is confident that the students will go off and be amazing at whatever they choose to do.

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  8. District may boost staffing levels for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    Superintendent John Kellogg presented a broad two-year staffing proposal to school board members at their meeting Monday, May 18. He asked the board for a short-term allocation of an additional $450,000 in addition to the already-budgeted $450,000. Final staffing appropriations and figures for the 2015-16 school year will be presented at the June 29 school board meeting.

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  9. Killer Dollz' sessions pack empowering punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    They may sport menacing pseudonyms such as Krystal Brawl, Mia Malicious, Saracuda and Izzy Akillya, but Clintonville Killer Dollz skaters are just as much about empowerment and self-esteem as they are about full-contact mayhem. The Clintonville Killer Dollz is a year-old junior roller derby team for girls ages 7-17.

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  10. Flags honor current, fallen military vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    The field will be open 24-hours between 1 p.m. Friday, May 22 and 1 p.m. Monday, May 25. While many think of older veterans around Memorial Day, Westerville's Field of Heroes aims to remember those in more recent wars as well. This year's Field of Heroes theme pays tribute to veterans of wars in the Middle East, including Desert Storm, the Persian Gulf and operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

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  11. Eatery eyes new digs, opens in DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta House has been a fixture on North State Street in Uptown Westerville since opening as Alley Pizza in 1988. Uptown Westerville staple Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta House may have a new home in the city, and is preparing to open a new location in Dublin.

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  12. Out-of-towner robbed after hitching ride from motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    A Gallia County man reported to Delaware County Sheriff's deputies that he was robbed May 6 in Berkshire Township after accepting a ride with a group of men. Deputies responded to the 6300 block of Falling Meadows Drive after the man reported he was robbed before 10 p.m. that day.

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  13. Killer Dollz pack empowering punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | This Week Community News

    They may sport menacing pseudonyms such as Krystal Brawl, Mia Malicious, Saracuda and Izzy Akillya, but Clintonville Killer Dollz skaters are just as much about empowerment and self-esteem as they are about full-contact mayhem. The Clintonville Killer Dollz is a year-old junior roller derby team for girls ages 7-17.

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  14. Pasquale's closing; 'Asterisk' plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    Architect's rendering of exterior changes planned to turn Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta House at 14 N. State St. into the Asterisk Supper Club. Uptown Westerville's restaurant revolution shows no signs of slowing down, as one of the area's oldest eateries prepares to make way for an entirely new concept.

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  15. Westerville: Road rage leads to punch in parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    In what is believed to be a road rage incident, a 30-year-old Westerville man was assaulted in the parking lot of Kroger, 55 W. Schrock Road , on the night of May 4. According to Westerville police reports, the man parked his vehicle in the lot and began to walk into the store about 10:45 p.m. On the way into the store, he heard a man yell some threatening remarks at him, he told police, but continued walking. Just before entering the store, the male suspect reportedly approached him and punched him in the back of the neck, then jumped back in a vehicle and drove away. 3 comments

  16. Gardens sought for WesterFloraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    WesterFlora 's annual garden tour is still three months away, but time is running out to be part of the event. The free garden tour offers views of unique homes and landscaping teamed with musical performances that travel throughout its sites over the course of an afternoon.

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  17. After lull, work on 8 State Bistro resumingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    After a few months of inactivity, plans for 8 State Bistro in the historic State Theater building are back on track with a new opening day target and a new executive chef. Owner Kevin Campbell said he encountered some logistical issues during renovation of the massive space at 8 N. State St. in Uptown Westerville that in turn led to funding problems.

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  18. Central Ohio arts centers thriving againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    First of all, so that angry mobs with torches don't gather outside my window at the McConnell Arts Center, let me say I'm a Buckeyes fan. The Blue Jackets have only increased a love for hockey in Columbus that I developed during my youth in Wisconsin, and the Crew has brought out my inner soccer fan.

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  19. Delaware: Man claims he was hit by car; police say he liedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | This Week Community News

    A Delaware man faces a misdemeanor charge after he allegedly lied to Delaware police officers about being hit by a car. Officers responded on the evening of April 27 to the 200 block of West Heffner Street after a man contacted police.

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  20. OHSAA moving closer to sanctioning sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | This Week Community News

    As one of the founding members of the Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse club team in 1972, Paul Balcerzak helped build a sport that at the time was in its infancy in Ohio. High school lacrosse in the state -- finally, if you ask Balcerzak -- is about to begin an uncharted stage of its development.

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