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Police officers killed investigating 911 call – Photo Gallery

Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering were killed Saturday when they responded to a dropped 911 call at an apartment on Crosswind Drive. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said officer Joering, 39, died at the scene and, Morelli, 54, died at a local hospital. He said the officers were responding to a “potential domestic situation” and were fired on almost as soon as they entered the building to investigate.

Remembering the Knights Inn – Now the Aloft

The Aloft Hotel opened this week on Heatherdown Drive replacing the Knights Inn which the city purchased and demolished after it fell into disrepair and was abandoned. The hotel, with a spectacular steel horse sculpture at its entrance, is one of two new hotels in the city. Photo Gallery at link.

Uptown Streetscape planning timeline

Mike Heyeck, Chairman of the Westerville City Council, invites public participation in plans for streetscape improvements in Uptown Westerville. Public input will be at the March 13, 2018, city council meeting. Possible plans for the upgrades will be heard at the March 5, 2018, meeting.

The Boar gets mounted

The Boar sculpture is mounted on the wall above the kitchen at Barrel & Boar restaurant in Uptown Westerville. The restaurant, moving into the space at 8 North State that was home to 8 State Bistro, has its final inspections early in the week. It plans to open as soon as the inspections are complete and permits are issued.

Recalls include ham, cookies, and ice cream.

Among the recalls recently announced are three products that may have been distributed and consumed in Westerville. Follow the links to see if they match any of the foods in your home.

Braun Farm new year cold

Cold tractor, cold barn, cold bees. – Tractors, the barn, and beehives sit in a blanket of snow on the Braun Farm property in Westerville, Ohio. My Final Photo for Jan. 2, 2018

Chilling photography advice – PhotoCamp Ohio – Video – Photo Gallery

It’s always a risk shooting at temperatures near zero degrees. But, the ice is frozen enough that you can walk onto the pond. Yep, I did it. If you’ve committed to making A Photo A Day and the weather turns frigid, what can you do to make it easier to shoot? Batteries, gloves, and no fear are the best tools.

Cold photo trip to the Braun Farm – Video – PhotoCamp Ohio

‘Twas a very cold day on the Braun Farm as I made my weekly trek to the old homestead for another set of photos to add to the collection. A PhotoCamp Ohio video by Gary Gardiner. Winter cold and snow on the Braun Farm make for difficult shooting. More photos in the video.

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Police officers killed investigating 911 call – Photo Gallery

Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering were killed Saturday when they responded to a dropped 911 call at an apartment on Crosswind Drive. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said officer Joering, 39, died at the scene and, Morelli, 54, died at a local hospital. He said the officers were responding to a “potential domestic situation” and were fired on almost as soon as they entered the building to investigate.

Starbucks not included in new roadway

Starbucks entrance not part of new roadway

Starbucks' property owner has their own plan for a new entrance and it does not include the new entrance into Westerville Shopping Center. The new entrance into Westerville Shopping Center does not have access to Starbucks, yet. Stonemasons build a new pedestal for Westerville Shopping Center sign where a new entrance to the center was built.

PhotoCamp Westerville

Chilling photography advice – PhotoCamp Ohio – Video – Photo Gallery

It's always a risk shooting at temperatures near zero degrees. But, the ice is frozen enough that you can walk onto the pond. Yep, I did it. If you've committed to making A Photo A Day and the weather turns frigid, what can you do to make it easier to shoot? Batteries, gloves, and no fear are the best tools.

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Recalls include ham, cookies, and ice cream.

Among the recalls recently announced are three products that may have been distributed and consumed in Westerville. Follow the links to see if they match any of the foods in your home.

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