Westerville September 2015

Recommended Reads from Megan Chrusciel, Adult Services Librarian, and Susan Carr, Youth Services Librarian Read more


Calling for Backup

Photo by Athnie McMillan-Comeaux

When the Westerville Division of Police needs a hand providing sufficient staff, it turns to the 13 individuals who make up its reserve unit. Those 13 people are... Read more


Cabin Fever

Photo courtesy of Westerville City Schools

Some schools have playground equipment on their grounds. But not many can brag that they have a historical log cabin on school property. The Knox-Metzger Log House at McVay Elementary School is... Read more


2015: An Orchestral Odyssey

Photo courtesy of the George family

Tune up your Twitter accounts and warm up your computers for the Westerville Symphony’s upcoming Gavin George – Live on Your Screen! performance. On Oct. 11, the symphony will kick off its 2015-16 Ron Lykins Masterworks Series... Read more


Captain Book

Photo by Wes Kroninger

With nearly three decades there under his belt, Don Barlow’s dedication to the Westerville Public Library may be matched only by his love of Afghan hounds. The 63-year-old executive director of the library has watched it evolve over time... Read more

Local Profiles

(Butter)cream of the Crop

Photo courtesy of Cheryl & Co.

Cheryl & Co., the company most of us know as Cheryl’s Cookies, has long been based in Westerville. But despite the company’s size and scope, its retail location here, for quite some time, left much to be desired. It was in a conference room... Read more


“My Westerville” Is New City Service App Your guide to City services is now just a download away on your smartphone. A new and improved City of Westerville mobile application, or “app,” is now available for... Read more


Shoring Up Interest

Photo courtesy of Lake Shore Cryotronics

The Hubble Telescope, used to capture many of the most captivating images of deep space. The James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch in 2018 and set to be the successor of the Hubble. The Large Hadron Collider at the... Read more