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  1. Pasquale's finds new home on W. Schrock RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    After a couple months of uncertainty, longtime Uptown Westerville restaurant Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta has found a new home. The restaurant told its fans that it would be relocating to the Parkview Plaza at 558 W. Schrock Road with hopes of opening in the beginning of September, said Catherine Francisco, who co-manages the franchise's second location in Jerome Township.

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  2. 'Tapestry' pulls record $4,500 for HabitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Tapestry of a Town participants listen as a tour guide describes the history of the Uptown Westerville building at 30 N. State St., which now houses the Ohio Art Mart. SMALL TOWN STOCK More than 400 people were in attendance for the historical walking tour hosted by the Westerville Habitat Partnership, which covered 11 sites throughout the city.

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  3. White out, red in for city fire hydrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Westerville summer worker Kevin Heltz paints one of the city's fire hydrants near the corner of Otterbein Avenue and County Line Road on Tuesday, July 28. Heltz and three other city workers will repaint about 600 of the formerly white and yellow hydrants this summer, in year one of a four-year program to repaint all 2,400 hydrants in the city bright red. The old white hydrants with yellow tops are first primed with a full coat of gray before getting their shiny new coat of red paint.

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  4. Volkswagen dealership clear to rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Planning Commission has officially approved a final development plan for a 7.5-acre Volkswagen dealership in the city. The Kuhn VW dealership will sit at the northeast corner of Polaris Parkway and Worthington Road, just north of the recently completed Worthington Road extension.

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  5. Westerville: Man with gun robs sandwich shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    A man armed with a handgun robbed the Jimmy John's restaurant at 476 W. Schrock Road about 4 p.m. July 19, Westerville police reported. Workers behind the counter at the sandwich shop told police that the man approached them with his head lowered, apparently trying to hide his face.

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  6. St. Paul Church design wins another architecture awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State St., was named best in class in the "Houses of Worship" category in the 2015 Brick in Architecture Awards, sponsored by The Brick Industry Association. More than 115 buildings were entered into the contest's nine categories, with a gold, silver and bronze award in each.

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  7. Walking tour benefits Habitat for HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    In its third year of existence, the Westerville Habitat Partnership's Tapestry of a Town tour has grown from an interesting idea to a major contributor to Habitat for Humanity. The walking tour, which visits 11 sites throughout Westerville this year, raises funds by charging $10 for a brochure of the homes that acts as a ticket.

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  8. Westerville: Women charged with fighting in street near St. Ann'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police arrested two Columbus women for reportedly fighting in the middle of a Westerville street around 2:30 a.m. July 12. Officers responded to a report of two women and one man fighting in the street near Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, 500 S. Cleveland Ave . According to police reports, when officers arrived, a vehicle was stopped in the street with its hazard lights on and three people were inside.

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  9. City leaders look at firms to draft strategic planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    The city of Gahanna is in the process of selecting a firm to create a strategic plan for the future. The top three candidates were interviewed July 13 by city administrators and Gahanna City Council, and a decision is expected to be made soon.

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  10. Stingrays cruise to another championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    The 55th season of the Greater Columbus Swim League ended in familiar fashion, with the Delaware Aquatic Racing Team winning its seventh consecutive overall title. The host Stingrays dominated the league's annual championship finals held July 13 and 14 at Jack Florance Pool in Delaware, finishing with 3,424 points to easily outdistance the runner-up Highland Otters .

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  11. Key Club leads effort to wipe out tetanusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | This Week Community News

    Senior Sam Malik, who is co-president of the New Albany High School Key Club, sprays down a car during the Key Club's car wash at the Church of the Resurrection on Saturday, July 18. The car wash raised money for the Eliminate Project, which helps provide vaccinations to prevent the contraction of neonatal and maternal tetanus. Key Club members from New Albany High School and other central Ohio high schools raised more than $1,500 from a car wash July 18 at the Church of the Resurrection on Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

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  12. Westerville: Motorcyclist is charged after striking deer, fleeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    A 20-year-old Westerville man was taken to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital after hitting a deer on his motorcycle at more than 80 mph and fleeing the scene. According to reports, Westerville police received a call about someone hitting a deer about 2 a.m. July 6 near County Line Road West and North West Street .

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  13. Challengers toss hats in ring for incumbents' seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    As of Tuesday, July 14, Dennis Blair and Tim Davey had pulled petitions to run for council seats that will open, thanks to expiring terms from Mayor Diane Fosselman, Chairman Craig Treneff and Councilman Pete Otteson. Blair and Davey both have been visible in the Westerville community but are approaching their candidacy in much different ways.

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  14. Restaurateurs: Liquor will flow again at Corbin'sRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    The historic building at 39 W. Main St. once was Corbin's Saloon. The building was dynamited and its roof blown off during Westerville's famous Whiskey Wars from 1875-79.

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  15. 12 gardens abloom for WesterFloraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    Karen and Vaughn Hovey of Regency Drive are among the local homeowners whose properties will be showcased as part of the 24th annual WesterFlora Garden Tour. But for Karen and Vaughn Hovey, all that rain has allowed them to avoid turning on the irrigation system for their large backyard garden.

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  16. Council nixes request to allow backyard chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | This Week Community News

    After a Dublinshire family came to a May City Council meeting to request a change in city code regarding backyard chickens, city staff members looked into different options and policies throughout central Ohio. Although chickens are permitted in Dublin's rural areas, Harder has three chickens he is raising in his backyard and was unaware they weren't allowed in residential areas until the code enforcement branch of the city contacted him about the violation.

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  17. Hadler Cos: 'Most expensive' Taco Bell coming, reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | This Week Community News

    Architect's rendering of how the proposed new Taco Bell at Westerville Square will look from Schrock Road, as approved by the Westerville Planning Commission in December. Work on "the most expensive Taco Bell in the country" has yet to begin in earnest at the Westerville Square Shopping Center.

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  18. Grad seeks help to go help elephants in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | This Week Community News

    The 19-year-old is seeking help through a GoFundMe campaign to visit Knysna Elephant Park in South Africa.and work as an elephant conservation assistant. While many 19-year-olds spend their summers at the pool or enjoying a break from college, Caroline Ogle is trying to raise money to go to Africa.

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  19. Local spins business from artful hobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | This Week Community News

    Growing up in Westerville with dreams of writing fiction, Elizabeth Eshelman never imagined she would end up as an artist in the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's Music & Arts Festival . A copywriter by trade, Eshelman grew up writing, singing and playing the tuba.

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  20. 3 -- so far -- seeking 2 school board seats this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | This Week Community News

    One incumbent and two first-time candidates -- thus far -- are in the race for two seats on the Westerville Board of Education this fall. Incumbent appointee Richard Bird and newcomers Gerrie Cotter and Greg Lawson have submitted nominating petitions to be on the Nov. 3 ballot to the Franklin County Board of Elections .

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