Category: Cover Stories

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Simple idea, Small change

Patrick Hester creates city’s first Little Libraries for Eagle Scout project Westfield’s public parks are a place where residents can mix outdoor recreation with reading, thanks to a local Eagle Scout project by resident...

Gert and Kirsti Roslender said their new focus is to introduce people to “a differ- ent way to have fun,” as well as a new way to stay healthy with their dance studio. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Happy feet

Estonian couple Gert and Kirsti Roslender introduce dance to Westfield By Navar Watson From Estonia to Indiana, world-class dancers Gert and Kirsti Roslender are extending their passion to the Hamilton County community, opening their...

Tony Graf, right, pushes his daughter, Rachel, who was repeat champion last year, as Rotary Club members Mike Kearns and Ryan Rothaker push Mitch Boller. (File photo by Robert Herrington) 0

On your mark!

Westfield’s Grand Junction Derby continues to expand in sixth year This year’s Grand Junction Derby has more than 20 cars registered for the annual drive down South Union Street on Oct. 4. United Consulting...

Sidney Lipton (Steven Marsh), right, tries to convince Joe Benjamin (Tom Doman) to denounce God and end his struggles in the play “God’s Favorite.” (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

God’s favorite

Religious comedy opens Westfield Playhouse’s 15th season For the past 30 years Danny Russel has been a professional actor. Russel moved to Indiana from Chicago and has toured around as famous Hoosier residents Abraham...

Rachel Cochran pours a pint of Westfield-produced beer at Grand Junction Brewing Co. The business, which started this spring, is the first recipient of the Spark Award since 2006.
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Lighting the way

Westfield Chamber honors businesses, volunteers with annual Lantern Awards To celebrate a year of successes, economic growth and community impact, the Westfield Chamber of Commerce is honoring the work of numerous businesses and citizens...

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History comes alive

Voices from the Past teaches students, residents about local history and those that helped to shape the city Voices from the Past began in 2011 as a unique way to learn about Westfield’s history...

Westfield Arts Alliance Chairman Ken King- shill answers the question “What Westfield art is...” on the first project unveiled by the organization at the Aug. 27 Party on the Patio event. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Interactive initiative

Westfield Arts Alliance to create new culture throughout city Carmel has the Arts & Design District. Noblesville and Fishers have Nickel Plate Arts. Until recently, the City of Westfield didn’t have an organization or...

Emma Tingue, left, and Lucas Kooy relax in the newly dedicated teen area of the Westfield Washington Public Library, 333 W. Hoover St. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Checking in

Westfield Washington Public Library renovation increases circulation, programming Residents who haven’t visited the Westfield Washington Public Library in awhile may need a map to navigate the renovated building at 333 W. Hoover St. After...

Westfield teen Abby Bogdajewicz visited Haiti last month as part of a mission trip with Merge, the youth group at Grace Church. (Submitted photo) 0

Serving others

Westfield teen Abby Bogdajewicz pursues passion in mission work By Navar Watson When Abby Bogdajewicz took a short-term mission trip to Chicago in July 2013, she discovered a passion for serving inner-city children. Inspired...