Category: Cover Stories

Caelyn Cramer, left, and Elizabeth Carney are among the Washington Woods Elementary School students that donate to the Westfield Food Rescue program. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Rescue and recycle

Westfield Washington Schools, Sodexho team up with local food pantry to stop hunger By Mark Ambrogi For Washington Woods Elementary School fourth-grader Elizabeth Carney, the decision for her school to take part in Food...

Cameron Orlean of Orlean Group, David Crisafi or Ceres Enterprises and Mayor Andy Cook hold a rendering of the planned Cambria Suites in front of where the hotel will be built in Grand Park. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Demand satisfied

City unveils first hotel at Grand Park and plans for future development For the second time in three weeks, Westfield has announced a significant private development plan in the vicinity of Grand Park Sports...

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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...