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  1. Gathering fosters community, commerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    Uptown Westerville offered a "world" of diversity at Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday: World Bazaar Friday, July 22, featuring everything from belly dancing to Irish dancing, and bands playing reggae, Celtic or folk music -- not to mention an array of food trucks and restaurants offering German, Italian, Caribbean, Greek and Thai food. Crowds soon gathered around the A.A.R.M.S. Reggae band, performing on the steps of Westerville City Hall, and around Amhrain as they sang Celtic songs in front of the Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau.

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  2. Festivals in August will spotlight music, literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    Take a glance at the August lineup of exhibits and arts-related programs! The arts -- performance, visual and literary -- will shine in Westerville this month. Rock music performed by all ages and stunning works by professional chalk artists will highlight the third Rock the 'Ville festival from 3 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13 in Uptown Westerville.

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  3. Donations of school supplies soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    The project is one of Caring and Sharing's largest fundraisers, focusing on getting students the supplies and other items they need to go back to school. Vice President Mary Pugh said the start of school can sneak up on people, and she hopes to remind would-be donors that school is approaching.

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  4. Stingrays maintain GCLS supremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Noah Planisek closes out a Delaware Stingrays win in the boys 18U 200 medley relay in the GCSL meet July 19. The Delaware Aquatic Racing Team won its eighth consecutive overall title during the Greater Columbus Swim League championship finals held July 18 and 19 at Highlands Park Aquatic Center in Westerville. The Stingrays scored 3,236.5 points to easily outdistance the Plain Township Gators , Highlands Park Otters , Northwest Tigersharks , Westerville JC Poolcats , Worthington Blue Wave , Gahanna Sea Lions and Worthington Red Wave .

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  5. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church seeks more community bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Week Community News

    Mark Shanda, clerk of sessions at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. Phyllis Heffner, say the congregation has plans to become more involved with the neighborhood.

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  6. Westerville: Burglars not choosy between residences, businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | This Week Community News

    According to reports from the Westerville Division of Police, at least seven attempted or successful burglaries were reported between July 10 and 13. On the afternoon of July 10, a woman reported someone tried to enter her house in the 1000 block of Autumn Woods Drive while she was taking a bath. The woman told police she heard someone enter and walk up the stairs.

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  7. Rec department's show features area studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | This Week Community News

    Preparing for the Westerville Parks & Recreation Civic Theatre production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" are: Alex Armesto as Prince Eric, kneeling before Ariel, played by Cherish Myers . She is surrounded by Bennett Keyser as Flounder , Desmond Fernandez as Sebastian the crab and Scuttle, played by Julie Russell .

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  8. Dublin: Vehicles stripped, $6,000 in wheels, tires stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | This Week Community News

    More than $6,000 worth of vehicle wheels and tires were reported stolen recently from a business in the 6700 block of Sawmill Drive . According to Dublin Division of Police incident reports, officers were sent to the business at 9:42 a.m. July 13. Employees of the business told officers someone stole eight wheels and tires from two vehicles in the business' rear parking lot.

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  9. Parents establish music fund to honor daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Week Community News

    Music was her passion, but she also was "awestruck and confounded" by the fragility of life and the need for human connection and compassion, Lauren Seitz' parents said. Jim and Heidi Seitz experienced life's fragility in one of the worst ways possible.

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  10. Walking tour to provide historial look at WestervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Week Community News

    Those interested in learning about the history of Westerville can get their informational fix at next weekend's Tapestry of a Town walking tour, presented by the Westerville Habitat Partnership. The tour takes visitors to nine historic sites throughout the city, discussing the importance of each to the Westerville community.

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  11. Westerville: Road spikes used to end chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police had to resort to using road spikes to stop a woman who was fleeing from officers on the morning of July 3. According to reports, Westerville was alerted to the issue when one officer saw the woman drive onto state Route 3 from Interstate 270 with an Ohio State Highway Patrol vehicle behind her. The driver reportedly weaved through parking lots for several minutes before Westerville officers deployed road spikes in the area of state Route 3 and Lincoln Street , which flattened the vehicle's front tires.

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  12. Council OKs majority of guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Week Community News

    After nearly two-and-a-half years of planning and work, Westerville City Council has approved the majority of the city's new comprehensive plan. Branded "Imagine Westerville," the new plan has been in development since March of 2014.

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  13. Temps, rain levels risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Week Community News

    High temperatures have flirted with 90 degrees this month and reached 92 twice in June. But this is not unusual, as Columbus typically sees 18 days at 90 or warmer each year.

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  14. Kroger introduces ClickList in Gahanna, NW ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    Kroger customers now are able to take advantage of online grocery shopping with curbside pickup at select central Ohio locations, including the store at 2090 Crown Plaza Drive in northwest Columbus and the Kroger Marketplace at 300 S. Hamilton Road, Gahanna. Both stores debuted the ClickList feature June 23, making them the first locations in the area to offer the service, said Jennifer Jarrell, Kroger spokeswoman.

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  15. Event grows along with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    With a fresh set of eyes and a renewed focus, the Westerville Music and Arts Festival aims to keep adapting to central Ohio's increasingly competitive summer festival season. The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's annual festival has existed for more than 40 years, but coordinator Malcolm Kates has only been in his position for about a year.

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  16. Westerville: Power tools, guitar missing from garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police said a resident reported someone entered his locked garage and taken a variety of power tools and a guitar. According to reports, the man found a door to his garage open on the morning of July 2 at his residence in the 1100 block of South Sunbury Road .

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  17. Board wants to go beyond indicatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    A language change on a Westerville school board policy evolved into a discussion on why the policy did not better reflect what the school district is doing. The Westerville City School District Board of Education met recently to update a number of school policies, but after a first reading on an update for a policy adopted in 2009, called "Meeting State Performance Indicators," Nancy Nestor-Baker told administrators, "You can do a better job on this."

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  18. Officials say woman stole 3,000-plus items from seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    A Columbus woman accused of stealing thousands of items from a dozen assisted-living facilities in Delaware and Franklin counties will stand trial next month. Susan L. Gwynne, 55, pleaded not guilty to 101 charges June 24 in Delaware County Court of Common pleas.

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  19. OhioHealth expands emergency care in Grove City, HilliardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | This Week Community News

    OhioHealth will launch a network of free-standing emergency departments in 2018, with Hilliard, Grove City and Obetz targeted for the first locations. The nearly $60 million investment, announced June 23, has a twofold benefit -- making emergency health care swifter and more accessible to the suburbs, and freeing up space in downtown Columbus at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, officials said.

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  20. New Albany: Man accused of driving impaired with child in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | This Week Community News

    A 51-year-old New Albany man who allegedly left the scene of a crash on Johnstown Road told officers he was behind the wheel after taking the prescription narcotic Ambien and consuming alcohol, according to New Albany police. The man was charged June 21 with endangering children while operating a vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and OVI.

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