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  1. Board OKs raises for Olentangy substitutes, tutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    The Olentangy Local School District will pay substitute teachers and tutors more in 2015 in a move officials said will help the district stay competitive with nearby school systems. The school board voted 3-0 last Thursday, Dec. 11, to boost pay for substitute teachers, home instructors/tutors and classified substitute employees.

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  2. Ribbon cut on Mirolo pavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    Worthington dignitaries and guests gathered around a fire in the Mirolo Community Pavilion to celebrate its opening as a new community resource. Thomas Worthington High School students Michael Hilliard and Jordan Fischbach cut the ribbon Dec. 11 to officially open the pavilion -- formerly the district's abandoned outdoor education on the flats behind Thomas Worthington High School, 300 W. Granville Road.

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  3. Smart redevelopment was city's theme in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    Ohio Chautauqua: Actor Hank Fincken portrays cartographer and adventurer Joseph Goldboro Bruff during the Ohio Chautauqua on the lawn of Thomas Worthington High School in July. The Ohio Humanities Council presents the traveling, living-history programs each summer.

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  4. Worthington: Tradesmen International employee charged with grand theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    A 47-year-old employee at Tradesmen International , 6155 Huntley Road, Suite G, was charged with grand theft Dec. 10 for falsifying timecards. The false timecards between March and July resulted in a loss of $12,000 to the business.

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  5. 30-year TIF will help fund public projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Council has approved a 30-year tax-increment-financing district along the "spine" of High Street, in the city's historic downtown district -- Old Worthington. The creation of the TIF district is designed to generate funding for such public projects as bike paths, street improvements, parking additions and additional signs, as well as the rehabilitation of the former Kilbourne Memorial Library, aka the 752 Building.

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  6. Plain Township's progress offset by fire-levy failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | This Week Community News

    A new medic unit that cost $215,000 was one of the Plain Township Fire Department's equipment purchases in 2014. Plain Township hired four full-time firefighters and added new fire department equipment, but a rejected fire levy made the most ripples in 2014.

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  7. Slideshow: Happy holidaysRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | This Week Community News

    Ava Kellar, 9, relights the candle of friend Sophie Bordron, 10 as they stand in front of the Christmas tree in the courtyard of the Westerville Municipal Building, 21 S. State St., during the city's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 5. Worthington Kilbourne High School senior choir member Emma Leary, left, and classmate Steven Borchers perform during the Worthington Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Village Green Nov. 30. Zetta Graziosi, 6, paints her bear she made at the Snowflake Castle in Westerville's Heritage Park on Dec 1. The Snowflake Castle offered a variety of activities for children including making toys and visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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  8. Cookie bake-off set at Wellness ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    The Wellness Forum will offer a Healthy Holiday Cookie Bake-Off at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 510 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite G, Worthington. The class is offered by New York Times bestselling cookbook author and executive chef, Del Sroufe.

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  9. McConnell Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 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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  10. Chief Mosic: Armed robberies likely unrelatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    After a pair of armed robberies within a week and a mile of each other on Worthington's main drag, police Chief James Mosic said he understands concern but knows robberies are "cyclical." "We're always concerned," Mosic said.

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  11. Mirolo Community Pavilion opens at ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    City and Worthington City Schools officials will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the remodeled building, which is on the flats behind the high school, 300 W. Granville Road. The project was a joint effort among Worthington City Schools, the city of Worthington, the Rotary Club of Dublin-Worthington and the Worthington A.M. Rotary Club.

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  12. Worthington: Arrests made for heroin possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Week Community News

    Just after midnight Dec. 4, a 21-year-old woman was pulled over for a traffic violation on the corner of Flora Villa Drive and state Route 161 . She was found to have outstanding warrants through the Columbus Division of Police.

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  13. Study continues; no decisions yet on 911 mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | This Week Community News

    Upper Arlington will continue its quest to consolidate its emergency services dispatch operations with outside municipalities, according to a city spokeswoman. The effort has been ongoing for more than two years.

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  14. Worthington: Dewey's, Villa Nova robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | This Week Community News

    A pair of Worthington restaurants were robbed at gunpoint less than a mile from one another and within a week. Italian restaurant Villa Nova , 5545 N. High St.,was robbed about 1:19 a.m. Nov. 23. According to police reports, a man entered the building with a weapon drawn, forced employees into the restaurant's restroom and removed cash from the office.

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  15. Leisure pool to close while 'rotten' beam replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | This Week Community News

    The red dotted border shows the area that will be affected by the beam repair at the Worthington Community Center. The leisure pool will be closed while repairs are being made.

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  16. Explore artistic techniques, relax at Sip & SketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | This Week Community News

    Sip & Sketch, a collaboration between the Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop, is a wine tasting and casual art class that's perfect for any level of expertise. During Sip & Sketch, held the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month, attendees explore artistic techniques in a relaxed atmosphere and complete a finished work.

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  17. Holiday open house will feature model-train displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | This Week Community News

    The traditional kickoff for the Christmas season is set for noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in downtown Worthington, with the lighting of the community Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on the Village Green. The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Worthington's annual Illuminating Shopping event, which is becoming another holiday tradition, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. It will include many of the open-house activities but is geared more to adults.

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  18. Forum aimed at strengthening neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | This Week Community News

    All residents and neighborhood and civic associations are invited to the Worthington Neighborhood Forum on Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Griswold Center. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the program to start at 9:30 a.m. The forum will provide an opportunity for residents and neighborhood associations to learn from each other, according to city spokesperson Anne Brown.

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  19. Condominium plan tabled; residents remain opposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | This Week Community News

    This rendering shows where the proposed town houses and condominiums would be built, according to Showe Worthington LLC's plans. Despite many concessions made by the developer, a contingent of Old Worthington residents remain opposed to the condominiums proposed for East and West New England Avenue.

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  20. Wrestling coaches resign, withdraw resignationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Three Thomas Worthington High School wrestling coaches resigned but then withdrew their resignations after meeting behind closed doors with the school board Nov. 12. Board president Julie Keegan was vague about the allegations made about the coaches by an anonymous resident but said the coaches agreed to remain with the district while the board investigated the events leading them to resign. Mark Gundling, in his fifth year as head varsity wrestling coach, John Gundling, head junior varsity coach, and William Walker, varsity assistant coach, all tendered their resignations prior to the Nov. 12 board meeting.

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