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  1. New fire division rating aids residents, businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | This Week Community News

    Earlier this year, the city was proud to announce the Westerville Division of Fire received an upgrade in its rating from the Insurance Services Office Inc. to class 2 from the class 3 it had held for about two decades. ISO ratings are unlikely to be in your day-to-day vernacular, so please know that a jump to a higher class was a "good news" day for city services.

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  2. New role, rolls for chef after Mr. Sushi acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | This Week Community News

    Song Kim recently acquired the restaurant from Ji Kim , vowing to put his standing as a chef behind the store, 3 N. High St. in the city's historic district. For the first time, 55-year-old Song Kim is the sole proprietor of a restaurant, a situation he has wanted for many years.

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  3. Writing contest entries soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | This Week Community News

    The contest is sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville, the Westerville Public Library and ThisWeek Westerville News & Public Opinion . Writers may submit original works in any genre.

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  4. Westerville: Felony charges filed after argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | This Week Community News

    A 23-year-old Westerville man was arrested and charged with felonious assault, robbery and kidnapping -- all felonies -- after he was accused of beating a 24-year-old Columbus man with a handgun. According to a report from Westerville police, the Columbus man went to visit Elijah P. Roberts of Whitney Lane to "hang out" with Roberts and his wife the afternoon of Jan. 28. After a few minutes, reports said, Roberts asked the man to come into the bedroom.

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  5. Officials: State data mistakes are a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville City School District will not appeal results on the partial 2015 state report card, but found a number of errors that could affect final results and some students' ability to graduate in May. The Ohio Department of Education is expected to release the final 2015 report card by Feb. 25. Data are based on state tests administered during the 2014-15 school year. "We've identified nearly 300 student tests where data is either missing, incorrect or incomplete," he said.

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  6. Crossroads near OHS in line for improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | This Week Community News

    County commissioners voted 2-0 last Thursday, Jan. 28, to approve a contract with an engineering firm to analyze and redesign the intersection of Lewis Center and North roads. IBI Group, which has a Westerville office, will serve as the county's consultant on the project for a fee of about $437,000.

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  7. Repair-work scammer sentenced to 5 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | This Week Community News

    A Columbus man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison and must repay more than $50,000 for scamming elderly and disabled residents into paying him for repair work he never completed or performed haphazardly. Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge William Woods sentenced Adolfo Castaneda, 50, on nine different felony counts of theft to which he had pleaded guilty.

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  8. New programs respond to needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | This Week Community News

    Olentangy Academy STEM program freshmen Lauren Leah, Taylor Tuller and Kaitlyn Brown show Big Walnut High School freshmen Zach Hopper, Max Muhlbaier and others how to control robots during an open house Friday, Jan. 22, for the Delaware Area Career Center's new engineering technology program. The preview was held at the center's south campus.

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  9. Performers sought for Uptown Friday NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | This Week Community News

    Plans are unfolding for the third annual Uptown Friday Nights events featuring cars, art and music planned by the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association. The festive Friday program takes place from 6-8 p.m. May through September, during extended hours for Uptown shops.

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  10. Pilot program brings EpiPens to schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | This Week Community News

    All Westerville schools soon will have the ability to deal with life-threatening allergic reactions under a new policy in which the district will stockpile epinephrine auto-injectors, or EpiPens. Westerville City School District Board of Education members unanimously approved the policy after a final reading at the Monday, Jan. 25, meeting.

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  11. Westerville: Electronics stolen in home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | This Week Community News

    Someone broke into a house in the 1200 block of Central College Road and stole a variety of electronics the afternoon of Jan. 19. According to a report from Westerville police, the resident returned home that evening to find a kitchen window broken open and signs of entry. She found multiple video-game consoles and games, two cellphones and three digital cameras stolen but did not have serial numbers to give to police.

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  12. Scammer sentenced to 5 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | This Week Community News

    A Columbus man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison and must repay more than $50,000 for scamming elderly and disabled residents into paying him for repair work he never completed or performed haphazardly. Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge William Woods sentenced Adolfo Castaneda, 50, on nine different felony counts of theft to which he had pleaded guilty.

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  13. Immunization clinic scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 and 22 at the Westerville Division of Fire, 400 W. Main St. Required immunizations are available to those without insurance at $15 per shot. However, uninsured children will not be turned away due to inability to pay.

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  14. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    Westerville Historical Society , 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at St. Paul Church, 313 N. State St. Tim Cain and Vinny Herwig will speak about the church's early beginnings, growth, splits and additions. Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce , annual meeting and awards reception, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at 2700 Corporate Exchange Drive.

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  15. New development idea sprouts at Evans FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | This Week Community News

    The future of 1,000 acres of farmland near the border of Berlin and Orange townships is a residential and business center that echoes the past. Evans Farm Land Development Co.

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  16. Honoring a legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    The Rev. Vaughn Bell of the Triumphant Church of God speaks during Westerville's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration held Monday, Jan. 18, at Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center.

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  17. Finances allow restored serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    During last week's board of education meeting, I announced our intent to restore district transportation service levels to those that were in place prior to budget reductions in 2012. This decision comes after approximately four months of study following a Sept.

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  18. Westerville: Items disappear in move to new houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    A 49-year-old Westerville woman reported items were stolen while movers were transporting belongings to her new house in the 600 block of Hempstead Road on Dec. 31. According to reports, the woman told Westerville police she couldn't find her wedding band and engagement ring. She also reported a prescription bottle with OxyContin was missing the remaining five tablets and other small items were missing.

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  19. Development idea sprouts at Evans FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | This Week Community News

    The future of 1,000 acres of farmland near the border of Berlin and Orange townships is a residential and business center that echoes the past. Evans Farm Land Development Co.

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  20. As Buehler's packs bags, city hustles to fill spaceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | This Week Community News

    As Buehler's Fresh Foods' exit plan takes shape, city of Delaware officials are focused on the futures of the grocery store's employees. Buehler's announced last week it will close its West Central Avenue store and leave the Delaware market in February after 46 years in the city.

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