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  1. Worthington: Dublin man charged with drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    A Dublin man was charged with drug trafficking after Worthington police found a large amount of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop about midnight April 6. They found 144 grams, nearly one-third of a pound, of marijuana in his vehicle, and he was charged with trafficking in drugs, according to the report. Police arrested a Columbus man for an outstanding open-container warrant after he was found "screaming at traffic" about 10 p.m. April 4. Officers reported the man was having "untreated mental illness," took him into custody and found drug paraphernalia on him, according to the report.

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  2. Council says no to pocket-park purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    After months of discussion, arguments, letters and public forums, Worthington City Council on April 13 decided not to purchase part of the development known as the Showe property for what has come to be known as a pocket park. "I'm a strong believer in green space, but I feel this park is not going to serve the needs of our residents," council president Bonnie Michael said as about 20 vocally disappointed residents filed out of the council chambers shortly after the 5-2 vote to forgo purchasing the property.

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  3. Online scrapbook gets a redesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | This Week Community News

    Let me introduce you to Ezra Griswold; although, if you've lived in the Worthington area for any length of time, you've probably heard of him. He was part of the Scioto Company that left Connecticut for the Ohio frontier in 1802 and who, because he traveled by oxcart rather than horse, was the first to arrive here with his wife and their six children.

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  4. Foodies get to sample city's finest April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    With a new location and even more food to sample, the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Taste of Westerville has the potential to be its largest ever. Last year, Taste of Westerville was held at the Lakes Golf & Country Club in Worthington, where 330 guests attended the sold-out event.

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  5. High school bands, choirs prepare for state contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    About 3,400 young musicians and vocalists will gather in Gahanna the first weekend in May for the Ohio Music Education Association's large-group adjudicated events. About 80 groups have registered to participate in the state contest, including bands from central Ohio -- Big Walnut, Hilliard Bradley, Gahanna Lincoln, Grove City, Lancaster, Licking Heights, Logan Elm, London, Newark, New Albany, Olentangy, Olentangy Orange, Pickerington North and Thomas Worthington.

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  6. Worthington: Man busted for heroin possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | This Week Community News

    The man reportedly was asleep in a vehicle in a parking lot about 12:45 a.m. April 5 on the 7100 block of North High Street with a beer bottle in his possession. Police ran his information through iLincs and requested a canine unit, which resulted in a "positive hit" on narcotics, according to the report.

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

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  8. Citizens group draws about 40 to first meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  9. Hilliard's leaders seek to amend open-container legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Bicycle and pedestrian advisory board City seeks members for panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  15. Worthington: Officers led on 8-mile, low-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Loeb Electric gets first facelift with help from ReCAP, OSU teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Hottest act in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Annual spelling bee is March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  19. Worthington: Officers looking into report of 13-year-old's nude videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  20. Bowers shuffles administrators; board approvesRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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