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  1. Teachers plead for 'fair contract'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    More than 300 teachers came to the regular meeting of the Westerville school board Monday, Aug. 24 to ask for a fair contract. In the public comments section toward the meeting's end, one by one, teachers approached the podium.

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  2. Police tracking man indicated for repair scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    Police are looking for a man indicted by a Franklin County grand jury for allegedly scamming senior citizens out of nearly $50,000. Worthington police said Adolfo Castaneda, 40, agreed to complete repair work for 14 individuals, including 11 seniors and one disabled victim, but never performed any of the work.

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  3. Westerville: TV, gaming system stolen from businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    A business in the 600 block of West Schrock Road is missing a television and gaming console after being burglarized. According to Westerville police reports, the owner of the business returned to work the afternoon of Aug. 19 to find the rear door pried open.

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  4. 'Passport' offers tour of arts for children Sept. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    Hands-on fun with art and music will be offered for children during Passport to the Arts on 4th Friday, Sept. 25, between 6 and 8:30 p.m. in Uptown.

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  5. Students join Honor Flight work with letters to vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    Working with Honor Flight Columbus, Westerville students and the general public are invited to write letters of gratitude to local veterans. The Honor Flight Columbus program flies senior veterans from World War II and the Korean War to Washington, D.C., for them to see the national monuments built in their honor.

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  6. Java Central to present Stripling showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    Java Central, found in the heart of Uptown at 20 S. State St., hosts a myriad of quality local acts, from singer-songwriters to Otterbein or Westerville high school students and even the occasional larger-named area musician. But the highest-profile act since Denick became co-owner of the shop in 2009 just happened to fall into his lap this summer.

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  7. Immunization clinic set up for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at clinics set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 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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  8. Westerville Public Library newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    Westerville Public Library is at 126 S. State St. For more information or to register for the following programs, call 614-882-7277 or visit westervillelibrary.org. Library Link book deliveries to students at Westerville area schools resume Monday, Aug. 24. Call Outreach Services at ext.

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  9. Class of 1970 reunion setRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville High School Class of 1970 reunion will run from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, with an icebreaker upstairs at the Old Bag of Nails in Westerville. Cost is $5 per person in advance, or $7 at the door.

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  10. Police looking for alleged contract-work scammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | This Week Community News

    A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted an area man for allegedly scamming elderly individuals out of nearly $50,000. Worthington police say Adolfo Castaneda agreed to do repair work for 14 individuals, including 11 elderly and one disabled victim, and never performed any of the work.

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  11. State-Schrock work kicks into high gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    The first stage of a long construction project at the State Street and Schrock Road intersection in Westerville has begun, although commuters might not have noticed its effects yet. Crews are in the process of doing "some day work and some night work" on the waterline under the road, and will continue that process through the end of August.

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  12. Westerville: Pair charged after wife alleges drugs, prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    A Columbus couple were arrested in Westerville Aug. 15 after the 36-year-old woman told police her 39-year-old husband was following her with drugs and a gun in his vehicle. According to Westerville police reports, officers located the pair after they pulled their vehicles over in the 800 block of East Walnut Street around 6 a.m. Reports said he was carrying a screwdriver, was found in possession of suspected crack cocaine and marijuana, and had a "fully loaded" gun in his vehicle.

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  13. Columbus Academy reaches record enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | This Week Community News

    Columbus Academy's new faculty and staff members include Soojin Lee, lower school strings assistant; Ruth Giglio, second-grade associate teacher; Jessica Espasandin, first-grade associate teacher; Elise Gursahaney, upper school Latin teacher; Laura King, middle school Spanish teacher; Ben Leddick, third-grade associate teacher; Neal O'Brien, middle school social studies teacher; Lia Hoying, upper school math teacher; Bethany Essman, stewardship and campaign coordinator; Shekyra DeCree, upper school counselor; Amanda Bundy, upper school history teacher; Bea Romo, middle school Spanish teacher; Janet Spigos, middle school language-arts teacher; Chris Bolognese, math department chairman and upper school math teacher; Robin Miller, physical-education teacher and head football coach; Ira Cross, second-grade associate teacher; and Michelle Coccia, payroll/accounts-payable specialist.

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  14. 5, maybe 6, to seek seats on City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    Westerville voters will see at least two -- and possibly three -- challengers to the incumbents holding three City Council seats up for election this fall. The deadline to file with the Franklin County Board of Elections for general-election nonpartisan races was 4 p.m. Aug. 5. The board of elections must validate the signatures on the nominating petitions before candidates are certified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

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  15. Police: Mind school zone speed limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    As Westerville students return to class today for the 2015-16 school year, police are warning residents that they will be targeting school zones for violations and adding a new policy. According to an Aug. 6 press release, the Westerville Division of Police has added a new parking restriction in front of Hanby Elementary School, 56 S. State St. Vehicles will not be able to park in front of the school between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on school days, as police say parked vehicles will "restrict bus loading zones."

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  16. Striking up the Bands (& Arts) FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    The inaugural festival was staged by the Arts Council of Westerville, Westerville Parks and Recreation Department and the Westerville Community Band.

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  17. Westerville: Restaurant manager robbed on way to make bank depositRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    A manager at Smashburger, 552 S. State St., was robbed at gunpoint on the morning of Aug. 8, Westerville police reported. The manager walked to his vehicle behind the building en route to make an irregular bank deposit just before 10 a.m. that day.

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  18. District may tweak volunteer background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools is reconsidering its background check process for volunteers and may make changes for the new school year. Assistant Superintendent Randy Banks said the current district cost for Intellicorp basic background checks is $15.95 per person, but that amount is expected to double this school year.

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  19. Kids Day with the WMAARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | This Week Community News

    WMAA pilots show kids how to operate a radio controlled model airplane at Dinneen Field on Aug. 1.. Westerville Model Aeronautics Association hosted its annual kids day fly-in where kids of all ages had the opportunity to fly model airplanes.

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  20. Westerville council, school board incumbents face challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | This Week Community News

    Westerville voters will see at least two -- and possibly three -- challengers to the incumbents holding three City Council seats up for election this fall. The deadline to file with the Franklin County Board of Elections for general-election nonpartisan races was 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. The board of elections must validate the signatures on the nominating petitions before candidates are certified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

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