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  1. Worthington: Bitter cold didn't stop catalytic-converter thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Converter thefts on the 6900 block of Worthington-Galena Road , the 600 block of Lakeview Plaza Boulevard , the 7000 and 6100 blocks of Huntley Road , the 400 block of East Wilson Bridge Road were reported overnight between Feb. 16 and 17. Another theft on the 6100 block of Huntley Road was reported the next day. An additional victim on the 400 block of Schrock Road said someone damaged the exhaust system of two company trucks, likely in an attempt to steal their catalytic converters.

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  2. Accessible Expressions Ohio presents 'A Day of Arts for All' exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | This Week Community News

    Started in 1996, Accessible Expressions Ohio is an adjudicated, statewide exhibition and tour of visual art for artists of all ages with disabilities. This professional development opportunity helps raise awareness about art and disability by presenting the art in inclusive settings.

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  3. Community input sought on goals, priorities for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools leaders are asking the community to work with the district's next superintendent to set goals and priorities for the next school year. Two community meetings will be held, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, and Wednesday, March 11, at the Worthington Education Center, 200 E. Wilson Bridge Road.

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  4. Worthington: Man says solicitation attempt failed; investigation pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police are investigating a possible case of attempted robbery after a Delaware man reported he had tried unsuccessfully to pay for sex in the early morning of Feb. 13. According to a police report, the man told police he tried to pay for sex with a woman at a hotel on North High Street but did not go through with the act. The man said when he entered a hotel room, "four or five" men came out, told him to leave and "threatened him with bodily harm," according to the report.

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  5. Think spring at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    I hate to break it to you, Ms. Ice Scraper, but your days are numbered. How do you feel, Snow Boots Twins, about splashing through puddles rather than stomping through drifts? Spring officially arrives in central Ohio on March 20, but we're so excited about the coming season's programming slate that we had to share a sneak peak.

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  6. Two suspects post bond after massage-parlor raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | This Week Community News

    Suspects Estella Xu, Qing Xu and Xiao Shuang Chao face multiple charges after the Jan. 14 raid of three central Ohio massage parlors. Two of three suspects in a human-trafficking case involving three central Ohio massage parlors have been released from jail ahead of their April trial dates.

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  7. Forum to explore 'Understanding Common Core'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | This Week Community News

    The event will be held in the Ravine Room of the Clintonville Woman's Club , 3951 N. High St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Jennifer Wene, director of academic achievement for the Worthington City School District , will discuss what Common Core is and -- just as importantly, she said -- what it is not.

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  8. McConnell Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  9. Military notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    Both completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

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  10. Local CPA firms mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    Bill Schiffman, president and co-founder, and Todd Grow, managing partner and co-founder of Schiffman Grow & Co., have announced the merger of two central Ohio CPA firms. Effective immediately, the combined firms will operate as Schiffman Grow & Co.

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  11. Worthington: Officers get involved in high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    A 24-year-old Columbus man faces five charges in the Franklin County Municipal Court after leading Worthington and Columbus police on a high-speed chase in the early morning of Feb. 7. Just after midnight, a Worthington officer stopped the suspect for going 51 mph in a 35-mph zone on state Route 161. He pulled the man over at Route 161 and Evening Street and was exiting his patrol car when the suspect drove off "at a high rate of speed," according to the report.

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  12. Preliminary figures show district getting less fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The Worthington school district could be one of the "losers" in Gov. John Kasich's proposed school-funding formula for the new state biennial budget. Board president Julie Keegan said people should remember that "the numbers are preliminary," saying state legislators would debate the governor's new budget over the next five months.

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  13. Website ranks UA among Ohio's top 10 safest citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    Powell was the only other central Ohio city to make ValuePenguin's lists, coming in at No. 8 among cities with populations of 10,000 to 20,000.

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  14. School board OKs all-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The Westerville Board of Education with a 4-1 vote approved plans to offer all-day kindergarten for a limited number of students, starting this fall. Selection for one of 260 available spots will be determined by a lottery system and families will be charged a tuition of $300 a month per student.

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  15. Forum to explore 'Understanding Common Core'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | This Week Community News

    The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus will sponsor a forum entitled "Understanding Common Core Standards: How Will They Affect Our Kids" Tuesday, Feb. 24. The event will be held in the Ravine Room of the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Jennifer Wene, director of academic achievement for the Worthington City School District, will discuss what Common Core is and -- just as importantly, she said -- what it is not.

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  16. Jerky bandits hit in Dublin, Worthington, Orange Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | This Week Community News

    Three central Ohio police agencies have a beef with whoever's been stealing thousands of dollars worth of jerky from local grocery stores. On Jan. 11, a man in Worthington walked out of the Kroger at 60 E. Wilson Bridge Road with a shopping cart containing an estimated $1,300 worth of beef jerky, candy and laundry detergent about 8:30 p.m. Police reviewed security footage and matched the description of the suspect -- a white man in his 20s or early 30s who is about 6-feet tall and weighs about 185 pounds -- to a similar case in Marion, with a suspect matching the man's description.

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  17. Jerky bandits strike in Orange Township, beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | This Week Community News

    Three central Ohio police agencies have a beef with whoever's been stealing thousands of dollars worth of jerky from local grocery stores. On Jan. 11, a man in Worthington walked out of the Kroger at 60 E. Wilson Bridge Road with a shopping cart containing an estimated $1,300 worth of beef jerky, candy and laundry detergent about 8:30 p.m. Police reviewed security footage and matched the description of the suspect -- a white man in his 20s or early 30s who is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 185 pounds -- to a similar case in Marion, with a suspect matching the man's description.

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  18. City leaders OK mobility study of Old WorthingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | This Week Community News

    As a response to Worthington City Council's continued requests to improve pedestrian and bicycle access to the High Street area, Worthington staff members are preparing a request for proposals for a $50,000 mobility study to help map the city's next steps. The study would focus on four main goals: to evaluate options for a High Street pedestrian crossing at Stafford Avenue; to evaluate options for a High Street pedestrian crossing at Short Street and Village Green Drive South; to identify areas in Old Worthington that don't have sidewalks, pedestrian access and ADA compliance; and to develop recommendations for improved bicycle accommodations.

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  19. Equipment stolen from construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | This Week Community News

    Worthington detectives are investigating the theft of nearly $5,000 worth of equipment from a construction site at 160 W. Wilson Bridge Road between the evening of Jan. 29 and the morning of Jan. 30. When workers arrived to the site the next day, they said, a 2500-foot spool of "wire" was missing. The wire was worth about $3,200.

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  20. Police probing series of snatched snacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Three central Ohio police agencies have a beef with whoever has been stealing thousands of dollars worth of jerky from area grocery stores. On Jan. 11, a man in Worthington walked out of the Kroger at 60 E. Wilson Bridge Road with a shopping cart containing an estimated $1,300 worth of candy, beef jerky and laundry detergent about 8:30 p.m. Police reviewed security footage and matched the description of the suspect a 6-foot white man in his 20s or early 30s and weighing about 185 pounds to a similar case officers had seen in Marion, with a suspect matching the man's description.

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