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  1. Bike path likely will be closed 18 months starting in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | This Week Community News

    A portion of the Olentangy bikeway likely will be closed for 18 months when the interchange at Interstate 270 and state Route 315 is constructed. Though it seems the city can do little to keep the path open, council members requested that the issue return for further discussion at a later meeting.

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  2. Sutphen announces plans to repair UA ladder truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    Upper Arlington Fire Division officials said Oct. 10 that Dublin-based Sutphen Corp. plans to modify a city fire truck that was taken out of service after the company issued a temporary recall. UAFD Public Information Officer Dan Kochensparger said Sutphen officials will begin replacing equipment on the division's Ladder 72 to allow the resumption of full use of the fire truck and its aerial platform.

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  3. City books $1.5M for abandoned libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    The city of Worthington will pour an additional $1.5 million into the abandoned Kilbourne Memorial Library next year, making it the most costly project in the proposed 2015 capital improvements program. The city purchased the building from the Worthington City Schools for $500,000 more than a decade ago and already has paid for numerous improvements, both exterior and interior.

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  4. Lindsay to give keynote address at mayors prayer breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    The Rev. Deborah Countiss Lindsay will be the keynote speaker at the annual Mayor's Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Holiday Inn, 7007 N. High St. Lindsay frequently is consulted on multifaith issues, and she has been invited to speak around the county on relationship building between people of different faiths.

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  5. Worthington: TWHS student arrested, charged for having drug paraphernaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    A student who claimed to be snorting crack cocaine in the Thomas Worthington High School cafeteria was arrested and charged by Worthington police Oct. 7. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Items taken by police included a straw, two baggies and a black cigarette box.

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  6. Worthington: Thieves target city's industrial areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Tools were stolen from a vehicle in a lot in the 400 block of East Wilson Bridge Road between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. A man and woman were seen driving north through a lawn to escape after they were noticed. They were driving a Ryder rental truck.

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  7. Documentary spotlights Worthington historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | This Week Community News

    Gathered at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza, 5601 High St., for a special Monday viewing, many of the 35 residents who were interviewed for the WOSU-TV documentary said they were thrilled with the final product, which was shown to the public Sunday night, Oct. 5, on the Columbus public television station. The hourlong documentary, which was recorded and put together over the past year, spotlighted the history of Worthington, touching as well on some of its institutions, businesses and families.

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  8. Split CAC denies car wash's bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | This Week Community News

    Clintonville Area Commission District 9 representative D Searcy accused developers of treating her section of the neighborhood like the "back door of Worthington." Case in point: a proposed Moo Moo Car Wash at 5160 N. High St., long the site of the Stan Bradham Car Co.

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  9. Top city projects: Tremont rebuild, streets, bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    Passage of Issue 23 on next month's ballot would allow Upper Arlington to move forward with the planned reconstruction of Tremont Road and continue the city's 2015 street maintenance program, according city officials. Upper Arlington voters will determine Nov. 4 if the city's local income tax rate will be increased from 2 percent to 2.5 percent.

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  10. Worthington: Purse snatcher targets woman in North High Street parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    A woman reported someone snatched her purse in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 6800 block of North High Street on Sept. 22. A 35-year-old woman was walking through the lot about 6:10 p.m. when a man approached her from behind.

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  11. UDF plan moves forward for council considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | This Week Community News

    Details of the proposed new United Dairy Farmers store and fueling station at Linworth and West Dublin-Granville roads successfully were ironed out during the Sept. 25 meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission/Architectural Review Board.

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  12. Worthington: Speeding vehicle attracts attention, leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police arrested a 24-year-old man after officers received reports of a truck "racing up and down" Fox Lane . When officers arrived at the scene at 10:30 p.m. Sept.

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  13. Convenience store plans Larger, updated UDF seeks officials' OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | This Week Community News

    The new United Dairy Farmers store, proposed for the northeast corner of West Dublin-Granville and Linworth roads, would include an ice cream parlor with an outdoor seating area on the east side of the building, sidewalks along both roadways and a new left-turn lane on southbound Linworth Road at the intersection. A larger, more modern United Dairy Farmers convenience store and gas station may be built at the northeast corner of West Dublin-Granville and Linworth roads.

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  14. Second John Blaine Worthington Classic promotes wellnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | This Week Community News

    Children are encouraged to come out and run for fun and fitness at the second annual John Blaine Worthington Classic on Sunday, Sept. 28. Nearly 300 runners turned out last year for the free, one-mile cross country race on grass and in woods near Colonial Hills Elementary School.

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  15. Another car wash has High Street in its sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | This Week Community News

    A Goo Goo was a no-go in south Clintonville. Now a Moo Moo wants to move into a more northern part of the neighborhood.

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  16. Apartments plan tabled to allow time to scrutinizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | This Week Community News

    The Snow House Apartments proposal was tabled by the Architectural Review Board/Municipal Planning Commission on Sept. 11 but only to allow more time to study the details.

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  17. Worthington: Online threat vows to 'shoot up' TWHS, start race fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police surrounded Thomas Worthington High School about 10:50 a.m. Sept. 11 after receiving reports of threats made to "shoot up the school today."

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  18. Council: TIF may move ahead but not done dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Plans to create a tax-increment-financing district in downtown Worthington will move ahead, but that does not mean Worthington City Council is committed to the idea. Go ahead and send notices to property owners, but make clear that the TIF is not a done deal, they told City Manager Matt Greeson on Monday, Sept.

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  19. District scores A's, B's on 2013-14 report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | This Week Community News

    Worthington City Schools officials continue to be pleased with the state report card results, which show that local students again progressed more than projected last year. Released last week, the report card shows the district with an A for meeting most state standards, despite the fact that the bar was raised this year; a B in the performance index, which takes into consideration all scores of all students, not just the number who passed state exams; and all four A's in the measure of how much progress students made in a year's time.

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  20. Idea for site's future draws opposing viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | This Week Community News

    In 1820, a few of Worthington's founding fathers put together their money and their talents to build a Masonic Temple. The second-floor meeting room where James Kilbourne and his fellow Masons met remains nearly untouched by time; the altar, wall hangings, and furnishings are the same ones used for nearly two centuries.

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