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Michala Salazar will serve as an AmeriCorps National Service Member through the summer in Maine.
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Love of outdoors leads Salazar to Maine

By Mark Ambrogi Michala Salazar’s love of the outdoors came from her family. “I was raised with two older brothers who were Boy Scouts, and I’ve always tried to follow in their footsteps,” she...

Andrew Bredensteiner says he will dedicate the covered swing to his late father, Jeff. (Submitted photo) 0

Aspiring Eagle Scout builds swing for the Monon

By Michelle Williams For nearly eight months, Westfield High School freshman Andrew Bredensteiner and his father, Jeff, planned to build a covered swing. The swing was the project Bredensteiner had selected as his service project to attain Eagle...

Local volunteers encourage Walmart shoppers to donate school supplies to Hamilton County BackPack Attack in 2014. 0

BackPack Attack helping students in need

Through July 19, a county-wide school supply drive, BackPack Attack, will draw hundreds of donations to benefit Hamilton County children in need. United Way of Central Indiana, in conjunction with the Boys and Girls...

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Column: Westfield welcomes all with open arms

Commentary by Erin Murphy Westfield Welcome is a term that was created one year ago. The Westfield Communications Department coined the phrase when a gap was identified; the resident and visitor experience. Thousands travel...

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Writing therapy leads to poetry book

By Mark Ambrogi Mired in a four-month bout of depression, Anna Skinner embraced her own form of self-help. “Writing has always been a therapy to me,” Skinner said. Makes sense. Skinner, 21, a Current...

Jacob Wickham, a 17-year-old WHS student and Life Scout, will honorably retire American flags for his Boy Scout service project on July 4. (Photo by Michelle Williams) 0

Scout offers proper retirement for flags

By Michelle Williams Beginning in the Cub Scouts at age 8, Westfield High School student Jacob Wickham has been working his way through the ranks. Having transitioned to Boy Scouts, 17-year-old Wickham serves at...