Westside Messenger

The Westside Messenger is a local bi-weekly newspaper covering the Westside of Columbus, Hilltop, Galloway, Franklin Township and Prairie Township.

Newspapers are delivered to homes, local businesses and by subscription.

Other sister Messengers are: The Grove City Messenger, The Groveport Messenger, The South Messenger, The Canal Winchester Messenger and the Madison Messenger.

Firefighter brought back to force

By Amanda Amsel Staff Writer A laid off comrade will be rejoining his unit after a position opened up with the Franklin Township Fire Department. At a...

Prairie Township trustees OK proposed budget

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer The Prairie Township Trustees approved the proposed budget for next year. “This is just the first step. After this, the board will...

Township to gain control over some vacant properties

  To make it easier to deal with vacant and abandoned tax-delinquent properties, the Prairie Township board of trustees voted to adopt Ohio’s Land Reutilization...

Arson said to be cause of Valleyview Pool fire

A fire investigation has determined that the fire that broke out at the Valleyview Pool was arson. On Dec. 27, 2019 firefighters were dispatched to...

CAHS celebrates 150th anniversary

    Messenger photo by John Matuszak A pair of peahens, the female of the peacock species, have roosted at the Capital Area Humane Society and are...

GHAC to study West Broad

At the Aug. 14 regular meeting of the Greater Hilltop Area Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from a man who plans to turn a...

Commissioners discuss safety and a city-wide election program

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer Sgt. Fred Brophy, with the Columbus Division of Police, gave a safety update at a recent Greater Hilltop Area Commission meeting. “I...

Photo: BR wrestler takes second place

Messenger photo by Pat Donahue Bishop Ready High School’s Albert Rozman battles his...

JEDD discussion advances in Franklin Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Residents in Franklin Township want a progress report regarding a proposed Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) and trustees addressed the issue...

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