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  1. July Fourth events include run, picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Events include the 37th annual "Run Through the Hills" 5K at 8:30 a.m. followed by a spirit parade and festival at 10 a.m. There will be bounce houses, midway games, concessions and live music including Arnett Howard and Colonial Hills residents. The Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club, and additional sponsors, is inviting families to arrive early to save their spot for the fireworks on the lawn of Thomas Worthington High School and enjoy the Worthington Family Picnic.

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  2. Worthington: Man takes cash, loses it gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    An employee of a business in the 7100 block of High Street allegedly stole more than $2,000 from the business before gambling it away. According to Worthington police reports, the 36-year-old Columbus man took $2,442 from his employer over the night of June 23. After losing it gambling, he called his employer to let him know what he had done.

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  3. Lifestyle Communities to present plans tonightRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | This Week Community News

    Lifestyle Communities has created a website to give Worthington residents a preview of some of the development concepts representatives will present during tonight's meeting. Worthington is giving residents an opportunity to see the potential plans Lifestyle Communities has for the former United Methodist Children's Home site.

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  4. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    Free Outdoor Movie Night , sponsored by Pegasus 4- H Club, at dark June 20 at Harlem Township Community Park, across from the fire station at 3883 S. state Route 605. Participants can blankets and folding chairs to view Penguins of Madagascar at no charge.

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  5. Worthington: Man connected to bike theft faces multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police last week charged a 34-year-old Columbus man with stealing a bicycle and providing false information to police. The theft initially was reported about 6 p.m. June 17 from a business in the 600 block of High Street .

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  6. Group seeks larger percentage; board looks at scaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | This Week Community News

    An increase in Worthington City Schools' pay-to-play fees may be considered to help boost district athletics budgets, along with recommendations from a program advisory committee. Board of Education members heard recommendations from the Supplemental Program Advisory Committee, presented by athletics directors Jeff Todd, from Worthington Kilbourne High School, and Scott Dorne, from Thomas Worthington, at a board workshop June 22. The group's recommendations did not include increasing participation fees, but the SPAC committee asked the district to adjust the percentages from participation fees from a 50-50 split to a 70-30 split.

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  7. Team engineers science-related experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | This Week Community News

    Gateway camper Lincoln Glaros races his gutter boat as part of the "Project Lead the Way" Pre-Engineering Camp held June 15-19 at Worthingway Middle School. Worthington middle school students programmed robots, raced "gutter boats" and built catapults -- even printed out original designs on a 3D printer -- at the "Project Lead the Way" Pre-Engineering Camp.

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  8. Clintonville: Panhandler takes $60 from Worthington man who offered quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | This Week Community News

    A Worthington resident said he was willing to give a man a quarter when he asked for one at 11 p.m. June 19 in the 4900 block of Arbor Village Drive . Instead, the victim told Columbus police, he wound up giving the panhandler $60 when the suspect grabbed the bills from his wallet and fled the scene.

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  9. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    Upper Arlington Farmers' Market , 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 30 at the Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road.

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  10. Additional volunteers needed for reading effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    Coordinators of Project Mentoring in Ohio for Reading Excellence hope to double the number of reading mentors volunteering in Worthington City Schools. "Many hands make light work," said Jennifer Wene, district director of academic achievement.

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  11. Pantry settles into new space, ready to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    Volunteers who assisted with the Worthington Resource Pantry's recent move are Don Justice, Bobbie Justice, Ann Rigney, Ellen Lemberger, Diane Luff, Carol Rand, Susan Rising, Sandy Hindall ; Dave McCarthy, Rich Russell, Cliff Miller, Aura Whittaker, Pat McKinley and Dave Hranalovich. The Worthington Resource Pantry officially opened its new location Monday, June 15, and Executive Director Jennifer Fralic said the space is "fantastic."

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  12. Man to pay for vehicle's damage of treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    A 23-year-old Worthington man with a history of mental illness intentionally drove into a tree June 9 at the corner of Evening Street and Highgate Avenue in Worthington. According to police reports, the man drove toward the tree and changed his mind to hit the tree at the last minute.

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  13. Need for space drives company up the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Week Community News

    Ohio-headquartered FCBank will ramp up its Worthington presence this summer, building a new central Ohio headquarters at 6600 N. High St. The 18,500-square-foot building will house a new branch, featuring commercial and retail service, an ATM and drive-through, better accessibility and additional parking. FCBank President Andy Dale said the company will let the lease expire in early 2017 on the current location at nearby 5858 N. High St. "It's been a successful office over the years; it just does not really represent who we are," Dale said about the old location.

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  14. Worthington: Man attends local baseball game, becomes theft victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | This Week Community News

    A Worthington man reported $3,000 was stolen from his truck while at a June 7 baseball game at Thomas Worthington High School , 300 W. Granville Road. Officers on the scene found no evidence of forced entry, but found some damage near the top of a window that could indicate a device was used to reach into the vehicle and unlock the door.

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  15. Forum on UMCH site slated for end of this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | This Week Community News

    Worthington is giving residents a chance to see the potential plans that developer Lifestyle Communities has for the former United Methodist Children's Home site. The city will host a special public forum at 6:30 p.m. June 29 at the Worthington Education Center, 200 E. Wilson Bridge Road.

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  16. Food pantry enlists help restocking after its moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | This Week Community News

    The Worthington Resource Pantry is hoping for help restocking its shelves in the midst of moving. After announcing it would rent a new location at 6700 Huntley Road, the pantry is in the middle of about a week of transition.

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  17. McConnell Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | This Week Community News

    The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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  18. Don Scott Field to remain an airport, dean saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | This Week Community News

    After decades of uncertainty, the Ohio State University Board of Trustees has decided Don Scott Field on the Northwest Side will continue to be a place where students are trained to become pilots or to work in other aspects of airport and aviation management, according to David B. Williams, dean of the OSU College of Engineering. "The airport is, first of all, part of our educational operation," Williams said last week during a panel discussion about economic development that was the main feature of the Northwest Civic Association's annual meeting.

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  19. Worthington: Traffic stop nets four drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | This Week Community News

    Two men were charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after they were found in possession of 65 grams of suspected marijuana during a traffic stop, Worthington police reported. According to a report from the Worthington Division of Police, a 22-year-old Dublin resident and a 21-year-old Columbus resident were stopped in a vehicle clocked driving at 105 mph on state Route 315 about 8:30 p.m. May 25. Officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle and a search revealed 65 grams of suspected marijuana and multiple scales, police reports said.

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  20. Worthington seeks to boost salt savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | This Week Community News

    At its regular meeting Monday, June 1, Worthington City Council introduced a resolution that would authorize the city's participation in a cooperative purchasing program with the Ohio Department of Transportation. Worthington would join several other central Ohio communities in the program, which allows for larger salt purchases to keep costs down and increase availability.

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