Features - Westerville

Can't find an exercise that works for you? Learn about the local square dancing group and get inspired. Read more


As the first African American to graduate from Otterbein University, the achievements and impacts of William Henry Fouse are still celebrated 126 years later. Read more




Westerville resident Glenn Mackie celebrates his heritage and educates young musicians about the intricate instrument, the bagpipes. Learn more about his journey and passion. Read more


Otterbein University is one of only five universities in the country to offer a bachelor’s degree in zoo and conservation science, but it just added a new sector: aquariums, and marine and freshwater conservation and it's making an impact Read more


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Photos courtesy of William Bretthauer and Westerville Caring and Sharing

Many students don’t have the luxury of a hot meal, warm clothes and a comfortable home. One local organization is working to support kids who do not have access to basic necessities like food. Read more



Photos courtesy of Jean Trimble

Walnut Springs Middle School is still breaking in its new library after a few years. Learn how this space is so much more than books, and how library programs and interactive areas can help students in and outside the classroom. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Alpha Group Delaware Inc.

Forever Young: Active senior citizens are more than community members eager to get involved; their wisdom and life skills can be vital in aiding others Read more



HeART Concord Art Show. Photo courtesy of Concord Counseling

The Senior Link program helps to prevent depression and isolation so that seniors can remain in their homes Read more



Photos courtesy of the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce

2018 is marking the 45th anniversary of the Westerville Music and Arts Festival and the 50th anniversary of the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce, this year’s festival will have more than 150 artists, dozen-plus food trucks and a special concert. Read more


There aren’t many celebrations highlighting family pets, but in Pickerington, there is a whole weekend dedicated to it. Read more


This year, the Westerville Art League celebrates its 60-year anniversary with an exhibition that shows the works of current league artists in conjunction with historical artifacts of their predecessors. Read more


Learn about fun camps that focus on sports, nature and science. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce

Taking Care of Business: When the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on Dec. 5, 1967, there were five signatures on the agreement Read more



Photos courtesy of Westerville Public Library and Erik Maasch

The Write Stuff: When documentarian Ken Burns visited Westerville in 2011 to shoot a segment on Prohibition, it only made sense that he would come to the Westerville Public Library Read more



Photo courtesy of City of Westerville

A lot of people have little to no contact with the people living next door. But the city of Westerville is working to change this trend by naming October Neighbor2Neighbor month. Read more



Photo courtesy of Vickie Muse

In 1947, a small group of Westerville residents came together with a simple goal of discussing their shared love of gardening. Soon enough, the idea became the Westerville Garden Club. Now in it's 70th year, read how the club has thrived for so long. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce

The biggest addition to the 2017 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival will ensure the 44th annual event has more music than ever before Read more



Photo courtesy of Hoover Sailing Club

Whatever Floats Your Boat: The Hoover Sailing Club has been racing across the reservoir and into the hearts of the community for almost 55 years Read more



Photo courtesy of Marburn Academy

Here We Logo Again: To go along with the brand-new gym in its brand-new school, Marburn Academy wanted a brand-new spirit logo to put in the center of the hardwood floor Read more


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Photos courtesy of Westerville City Schools and Concord Counseling Services

Take it Easel: The Westerville Education Foundation’s newest fundraising endeavor is taking on a decidedly artistic bent. Read more