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  1. Columbus Academy to present 'Jake's Women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    The cast for "Jake's Women" includes Riley Otis, Nathan Salon, Jenna Kent, Nichola Lampe, Paulina Martz, Ellie Levine, Emma Farrenkopf and Sarah Fornshell. Columbus Academy Student Theatre will present Neil Simon's Jake's Women , a comedy with a witty perspective on modern relationships, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, at the school's Schoedinger Theatre, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.

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  2. Trails, 'edge adventure' facilities would get attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Erecting an outdoor climbing wall such as this one manufactured by Synergo of Oregon is in the city's plans for facilities to accommodate "edge adventure" activities, should the PROS tax extension pass Nov. 4. Since updating their Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Master Plan in 2014, Westerville Parks and Recreation staff has emphasized the community's desire for more expansive bike paths and walkways throughout the city. Expanding and better linking the paths system was easily the most consistent request among residents surveyed to update the plan, and would be one of the focal points of spending funds from extension of Westerville's 0.25-percent PROS income tax, if residents approve Issue 24 in the Nov. 4 election.

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  3. Westerville: Woman charged with trying to fill fake prescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    A Columbus woman faces felony charges of deception to obtain drugs after she tried multiple times to pick up fake prescriptions under her sister's name, Westerville police reported. Michelle R. Johnston, 47, of Bond Avenue is suspected of calling Kroger, 55 W. Schrock Road , on Oct. 17 to file a fake prescription with the store's pharmacy for Neurontin, a drug commonly used to relieve nerve pain, police reports said.

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  4. Midnight Madness will put a jolt in Uptown FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    While Westerville children will need to wait for Beggars Night Oct. 30, city residents can get an early start on Halloween festivities at the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association's Midnight Madness this weekend. The annual event -- held for more than 25 years in a row -- runs from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 24. The spooky celebration takes place throughout the city's historic business district centered at State Street and College Avenue, and is highlighted by a variety of activities and special delicacies.

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  5. Paving to start late this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Nearly three years after design of the Worthington Road extension began, construction crews could begin paving as early as this week as the project enters its final phases. The $6.3 million extension, reaching from County Line Road to Polaris Parkway and, with a stub road to the west, to Old Worthington Road, began development in 2012.

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  6. Take that, unicornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Max Thorp of Westerville "battles" a friend with a pool noodle while dressed up as a zombie Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Max was participating in the Zombie vs. Unicorns Battle library program for patrons ages 12-18.

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  7. Columbus Academy to present 'Jake's Women' Oct. 24-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | This Week Community News

    The cast for "Jake's Women" includes Riley Otis, Nathan Salon, Jenna Kent, Nichola Lampe, Paulina Martz, Ellie Levine, Emma Farrenkopf and Sarah Fornshell. Columbus Academy Student Theatre will present Neil Simon's Jake's Women , a comedy with a witty perspective on modern relationships, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, at the school's Schoedinger Theatre, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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