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.

Township explores options for nuisance properties

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Franklin Township trustees discussed how to handle nuisance properties at a recent board meeting and again brought up the idea of...

Firefighters get kudos in Franklin Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Franklin Township emergency workers are being recognized for going above and beyond. At a recent board meeting, Franklin Township Fire Department Assistant...

City attorney shuts down nuisance property on the westside

On May 11, Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein announced that the city of Columbus secured a temporary restraining order to shut down a Hilltop...

Township steps up enforcement after fires

By Amanda Amsel Staff Writer There have been several deliberately set fires in one Franklin Township neighborhood. At the recent board meeting, the trustees reassured township residents that...

School Help Centers offered at local libraries

As thousands of central Ohio children and teens return to school, Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) School Help Centers reopen at 21 of its 23...

Fire employees receive pay raise

By Amanda Amsel Staff Writer Part-time firefighters and dispatchers will see a pay increase, thanks to action approved by the board at a recent meeting. Prairie Township...

Township moving forward with plans to hire administrator

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Franklin Township will move forward with hiring a township administrator. At a recent meeting, the board rescinded a resolution to eliminate the...

Westside artist honors women

   Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle  Westside artist Jesse Chandler will have her paintings...

Pryce will not seek re-election

Congresswoman Deborah Pryce (OH-15) announced that she will not seek re-election in 2008.   In a statement she delivered from her district office, Pryce stated,...

Reel Deal: Fools Gold lacks sparkle

On paper, “Fool’s Gold” seems like it would be an ideal movie to help cure those pesky winter blues. It features two very attractive...

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