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  1. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | This Week Community News

    Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands , Sawmill Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 1, at the Sawmill Wetlands State Education Area, just west of The Andersons store on Sawmill Place Boulevard. Admission is free.

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  2. Coming UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | This Week Community News

    Clintonville Woman's Club , summer luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at 3951 N. High St. The menu is ham loaf with a side dish. Options are offered for entree or salad bar including beverage and roll priced separately or in combination.

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  3. Challengers stepping forward for council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | This Week Community News

    At least two Worthington residents will challenge for the seats of two incumbents and outgoing councilman Bob Chosy in this fall's Worthington City Council race. According to the Franklin County Board of Elections, as of July 28, Doug Foust and Candy Brooks pulled petitions to run for three council seats that will be up for grabs in November.

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  4. Business loses second car to theft, subsequent accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | This Week Community News

    For the second time in as many weeks, a vehicle reportedly was stolen from a business on East Dublin Granville Road . Worthington police were alerted that a vehicle owned by the business had been involved in a hit-and-run accident in Columbus on the night of July 22. According to reports, someone was driving the stolen Chevrolet Impala when it was involved in an accident with another driver.

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  5. Bowers: Computer access increasingly necessary, easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | This Week Community News

    The Worthington City School District continues to update technology access for students, with the goal of computers available for all students by 2017. Superintendent Trent Bowers said more Chromebooks recently were delivered to the district and will be distributed to students as they begin the new school year next month.

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  6. Agency plans to stay put, stay busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | This Week Community News

    While the sale of the former United Methodist Children's Home site dominates conversation in Worthington, UMCH Family Services leaders are hoping people don't think they're going away. The children's home itself is no longer active, but UMCH Family Services has continued to operate from its facility at 1033 High St., serving families and children in several central Ohio communities.

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  7. Clintonville: Man pulls gun to scare off alleged attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | This Week Community News

    A Highfield Drive man said he pulled a gun on another man who had assaulted him and called him a terrorist in the 300 block of West Pacemont Road at 8:48 p.m. July 25. According to a report from the Columbus Division of Police, the victim said he and a woman with whom he shares an address were kicked and struck by the man, a former neighbor of theirs. Reports said the suspect threatened to get a gun and kill the pair, at which point the man said he produced his own weapon, for which he has a concealed-carry permit.

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  8. Crowded restaurant scene no problem for Harold's ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | This Week Community News

    Owners Harold "Sam" Baker and Melanie Baker and general manager Steve Muntean pose for a portrait at Harold's American Grille, 671 High St., last Thursday, July 16. The new restaurant, which was slated to open Wednesday, July 22, will feature classic American cuisine. When Harold "Sam" Baker moved his office to Old Worthington 30 years ago, he said the area was rife with vacancies.

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  9. Triathlon to impact local traffic July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    The Tri Fit Challenge triathlon is running through the city, starting with a swim in Antrim Lake before a bike race through Worthington to Ohio Stadium in Columbus and a run through Ohio State University's campus. The cycling portion of the race will be going through the city Sunday, July 26, between approximately 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Churches, residents and businesses along the race route will be notified by event organizers, but city staff is warning residents of the Worthington Estates area that traffic restrictions could affect access to Wilson Bridge Road and High Street.

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  10. Series serves up suggestions to boost businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    Worthington leaders will host the second of their four-part Eggs & Issues series Wednesday, July 29, with an eye toward boosting local business. This month's speaker series will focus on "how to groom and/or find great employees," and features speakers Dawn Larzelere, director of Gov. John Kasich's Office of Workforce Transformation; Brad Mitchell, managing director of Battelle for Kids; and Trent Bowers, superintendent of Worthington City Schools.

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  11. Worthington: Man crashes car stolen from area businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    A 22-year-old Columbus man was arrested by Columbus police after allegedly stealing a vehicle from a Worthington business. According to reports, Columbus Division of Police officers were involved in a chase on the evening of July 13 with a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox valued at $26,000.

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  12. Bid to make the ballot succeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    A group of Worthington residents has successfully petitioned to put a charter amendment on the November ballot that would allow more time for residents to gather the required signatures for a referendum on zoning decisions made by Worthington City Council. The petition was circulated by the group Keep Worthington Beautiful and was sent to the Franklin County Board of Elections in early July with 781 signatures.

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  13. FCBank benefits from tax abatement, grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    Worthington is giving some help to FCBank after the company announced in June its plans for a new regional headquarters building in the city. FCBank's current headquarters is in Bucyrus, but a new, 18,500-square-foot building at 6600 N. High St. will act as both a local branch and the bank's central Ohio headquarters.

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  14. City leaders look at firms to draft strategic planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Week Community News

    The city of Gahanna is in the process of selecting a firm to create a strategic plan for the future. The top three candidates were interviewed July 13 by city administrators and Gahanna City Council, and a decision is expected to be made soon.

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  15. Worthington: Woman reports theft of guns, faces charge related to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    A Worthington woman told police she suspects a man who used to work in her home of stealing guns from her over a period from Jan. 1 through July 11. According to police reports, the woman reported five guns were stolen from her residence in the first block of East Stafford Avenue within that time frame. She told police the man had a "master key" to the house and had been entering it without her permission.

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  16. Dispatching agreement with city to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    Sharon Township residents who call 911 will hear different voices on the other side of the connection beginning in August. The township will end its shared services with the city of Worthington when the agreement comes to an end Aug. 3, in favor of moving dispatching to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

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  17. Group aims to provide more time in processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    After a series of controversial developments in Worthington, a citizens group has submitted a petition that aims to change the city's charter to allow a longer period of time for residents to gather the required signatures for a referendum on zoning decisions made by Worthington City Council. The group, Keep Worthington Beautiful, submitted the petition to the Franklin County Board of Elections with 781 signatures, more than double the required 351 to make it onto the ballot.

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  18. Charitable competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    Josh Berry , U.S. Navy, of Reynoldsburg, and Jeremy Hirata , U.S. Marine Corps, face off during the opening game of the Shootout for Soldiers held Friday, July 10, at Thomas Worthington High School. All participants were veterans or active members of the military.

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  19. Jones proves age doesn't matter in advocacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | This Week Community News

    Colonial Hills Elementary School third-grader Carter Jones is like many other 8-year-old boys -- loves racing around the bases in baseball, playing soccer and basketball and running cross-country. Unlike his classmates, though, Carter has an insulin pump and has to check his blood-sugar levels up to 10 times a day as he copes with Type 1 diabetes.

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  20. Open houses sate solar curiosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | This Week Community News

    East Schreyer Road residents Paul Bingle and Linda Paul hosted an open house Saturday, July 11, to discuss the solar panels on their home. The pair have cut their electric bills dramatically since the panels' installation last winter.

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