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Westerville Levy Narrowly Passes

7, 2012

The tax levy passed by a 51-to-49 percent margin.

Westerville Mom Plans To Sue Over Children’s Arrest

Westerville Police are coming under criticism for arrested and jailing seven- and eight-year-old children.
November 17, 2011

Tonya Mitchell says she’ll file a civil rights lawsuit after her 7- and 8-year-old children were arrested and jailed.

Westerville Played Key Role In Prohibition

Once the national headquarters of the Anti-Saloon League, the building is now part of the Westerville Public Library
2, 2011

Ohio and the city of Westerville played prominent roles in the constitutional ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The city was the home of the powerful Anti-Saloon League which led the fight for the 18th Amendment. WOSU’s Sam Hendren has the story of the Central Ohio community once known as “The Dry Capital of the World.”

Walmart – Friend or Foe?

Posted: August 24, 2011

Many say Walmart hurts communities by offering prices locally-owned stores cannot compete with. Others argue Walmart has given people a chance to save money. What do you think? Is Walmart good or bad for local communities?

Group Offers July 4 Civil War Insights For Central Ohio

Civil War Reenactment
As Central Ohio pauses this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July, Ohio-Chautauqua offers live portrayals of five civil war-era historical figures. This photo depicts a reenactment in Akron, Ohio, in August, 2009.
1, 2011

As Central Ohio pauses this week-end to celebrate the Fourth of July, Ohio-Chautauqua offers live portrayals of five civil war-era historical figures.

Columbus Suburb Puts Hold On Electric “Smart Meters.”

13, 2010

American Electric Power has installed more than 100,000 so called “Smart Meters” in Ohio. But, plans to install the new meters in Westerville have been put on hold.

World Trade Center Remnant The Focal Point Of 9/11 Observance

11, 2009

In Westerville an 18-foot-long remnant of the World Trade Center was the focal point of September 11th Day of Remembrance ceremonies.

Many Central Ohio Schools Do Well in State Education Department Ratings

25, 2009

New rankings show more Ohio school districts are rated effective or higher. However, the annual grade cards released Tuesday also show the statewide graduation rate fell to 84.6 percent. Many Central Ohio school districts fared well in the ratings.

Kasich Annouces Gubernatorial Candidacy In Westerville

2, 2009

Former nine term Central Ohio Congressman John Kasich made it official yesterday he wants Governor Ted Strickland’s job. Kasich made the announcement in his adopted hometown of Westerville, as several hundred supporters cheered him on. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen was there too — and he filed this report.

Ohio Natives on the Climb of a Lifetime: Mount Everest

Columbus natives Casey Grom (l) and Mike Haugen
May 17, 2007

Two Columbus natives who took up the sport of climbing 15 years ago in high school are now on the ultimate expedition.Mike Haugen and Casey Grom have begun their ascent of Mount Everest.