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  1. Man taken to hospital after likely drug overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    A 34-year-old Worthington man was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital on March 24 after an apparent heroin overdose. A roommate called Worthington police to their home on East North Street about 7 p.m. after the man was unresponsive in the bathroom for an extended period of time.

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  2. Citizens group draws about 40 to first meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    This drawing was submitted to the city by Citizens for Historic Worthington. The design, as drawn by landscape architect Jennifer Bartley, is considered "one possible design concept" for a proposed pocket park on East New England Avenue.

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  3. Hilliard's leaders seek to amend open-container legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Hilliard City Councilman Joe Erb said March 30 he would appeal to Sen. Jim Hughes to amend an Ohio Senate bill that would permit municipalities of 35,000 or more residents to create districts allowing open containers of alcohol in public. Erb said a "worst-case scenario" unfolded March 26 in the Ohio House of Representatives when House Bill 47 was amended to increase from 25,000 to 35,000 the minimum required population for municipalities to establish such "outdoor refreshments areas."

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  4. Craft chili' cook finds carryout space near GrandviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | This Week Community News

    He enjoys some locally -- such as the chili at J. Liu's in Worthington -- while some are just OK and others ... well ... they don't stick out in his memory or he'll pass on offering criticism. One thing's for sure, he says confidently, his chili can compete with, or top, the best in the U.S. Lasmanis and Charlane, his wife of 40 years, will open JC's Just Chili Friday, March 27, at 1617 W. Fifth Ave. It is a carryout-only operation that offers chili in 8-ounce, pint and quart sizes.

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  5. Worthington: Gun, other items stolen from East Schreiner homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    Someone broke into a home on the 6600 block of East Schreiner Street on March 20 and stole a handgun and other items. According to the report, the burglar entered the home while the owner was at dinner, sometime between 6 and 8 p.m. Employees at Panera Bread, 7227 High St. , called police after they began smelling an "odor" from the restroom and could hear a lighter clicking.

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  6. Citizens group pitches pocket park to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    The group still isn't finished lobbying for a pocket park in the proposed development known as the Showe property on East New England Avenue. The group was formed after Worthington City Council approved a preliminary plan for the construction of nine living spaces on the property, and it published an advertisement in ThisWeek Worthington News a week later.

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  7. Celebrate the Arts in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    In celebration of April is Arts Month in Westerville, the Westerville City Schools will highlight the artwork of students in grades kindergarten through 12 at two exhibits in the community. Also in April, literary artists who are finalists in the Celebrate the Arts Writing Contest, sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville, Westerville Public Library and Westerville News & Public Opinion , will be honored at receptions.

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  8. Bicycle and pedestrian advisory board City seeks members for panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | This Week Community News

    Members initially will be appointed with staggered terms from one to three years. Subsequent appointments will be for three years.

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  9. Worthington: Officers led on 8-mile, low-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police were led around town for eight miles in a low-speed chase after a Whitehall man ignored their requests to pull over his vehicle. Officers responded to a report of a reckless driver weaving in and out of traffic on North High Street about 5:15 p.m. March 11. According to police reports, the man had made illegal U-turns and had failed to stop at stop signs and red lights.

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  10. Loeb Electric gets first facelift with help from ReCAP, OSU teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | This Week Community News

    As part of the city's Re-emergent Corridor Assistance Program, known as ReCAP, Worthington planners have worked with Ohio State University's Neighborhood Design Center for the first time in a series of planned projects to improve facades along Huntley and Proprietors roads. The program is intended to "revitalize" the area by helping to fund facade improvements and matching dollar-for-dollar costs through half-loan, half-grant funding.

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  11. Hottest act in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | This Week Community News

    Worthington resident Dan Schlichting juggles flaming pins to entertain an audience during Pancake Day at Thomas Worthington High School on Saturday, March 14. Pancake Day is an annual fundraiser for Thomas Worthington and Worthington Kilbourne athletics programs.

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  12. Annual spelling bee is March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | This Week Community News

    For the seventh year, Leadership Worthington is set to raise money for scholarships by showcasing the city's best spellers. The organization's annual spelling bee will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, with team competitions for adults and children.

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  13. Worthington: Officers looking into report of 13-year-old's nude videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police are investigating a report of disseminating matter harmful to minors after a 13-year-old student's naked photo allegedly was sent to his classmates March 3. When a friend found the video, it immediately was sent around to other students at the boy's school, prompting a full investigation, according to the report. Worthington police were called to Thomas Worthington High School on the morning of March 5 to investigate a report that a student had a gun in the building.

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  14. Bowers shuffles administrators; board approvesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools' administrators are being shuffled for next school year, as Assistant Superintendent Trent Bowers prepares to take over leadership from outgoing Superintendent Thomas Tucker. Board vice president Marc Schare said it looked like Bowers was putting together a "dream team" of administrators and wanted to know what the net gain would be of full-time personnel.

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  15. Brother orthodontists finally team upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | This Week Community News

    A well-known pair of central Ohio orthodontists are teaming up to open a new office. But the two men aren't just new business partners -- they also are brothers.

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  16. Worthington might entertain land buy for parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | This Week Community News

    With time soon expiring to make an offer on property on the New England Avenue portion of the Showe property, city officials are nearly ready to ask the public for their thoughts. City Manager Matt Greeson said Worthington City Council should have an agenda item prepared by "early or mid-April" for a public hearing on the idea of acquiring the space for the "pocket park" in which some residents have expressed interest.

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  17. Faith, works unite dwindling flockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | This Week Community News

    When Crestview Presbyterian Church was founded Feb. 28, 1915, it had 29 charter members under the leadership of the Rev. Harry W. Barr.

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  18. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | This Week Community News

    St. Michael Church, Lenten Fish Fry sponsored by St. Michael Church 11445 Knights of Columbus, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, through March 27, at the church, 5750 N. High St., Worthington. Cost is $8 for regular dinners, $6 for small dinners and dinners of macaroni and cheese.

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  19. Worthington: Lakeview Plaza Boulevard car entered; backpack stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | This Week Community News

    Someone broke the man's car window while it was parked on the 500 block of Lakeview Plaza Boulevard and stole the man's backpack, which contained electronic devices. * A resident of the 100 block of East Granville Road reported the window of his vehicle was smashed overnight between Feb. 26 and 27. Someone stole change from the console.

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  20. Slow growth prompts TIF amendment for ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | This Week Community News

    In what economic-development manager Jeff Harris called a "complex deal," Worthington City Council amended a four-year-old tax-increment-financing agreement for the Shops at Worthington Place. With the March 2 amendment, the Worthington school district would continue to receive standard tax reimbursements based on the Shops' property value and the developer would not be penalized for lower-than-expected property valuations.

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