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  1. Sale of UMCH site still subject of concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    After years of discussion, planning and searching, it seems that Worthington is close to a buyer for the United Methodist Children's Home site. During Worthington City Council's regular meeting May 18, city officials acknowledged talks between Lifestyle Communities and the United Methodist Church, owner of the site.

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  2. Worthington: Hallucinating man damages school's restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    A 22-year-old Worthington man was taken by Worthington police for psychiatric evaluation after causing damage inside Thomas Worthington High School , 300 W. Dublin Granville Road, May 12. The suspect reportedly entered the school "without permission" at 11 p.m. and refused to stop when asked by staff. He entered a restroom on the first floor, ripped a mirror off the wall and smashed it on a sink, according to reports.

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  3. Repaving project set for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | This Week Community News

    In cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation, Worthington is set to spend more than $100,000 on a project to repave state Route 161. Worthington City Council introduced an ordinance at its regular meeting Monday, May 18, that would appropriate funds for the city's share of a project led by ODOT.

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  4. Worthington: Man flees accident scene, faces OVI and other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    A New Jersey man was arrested in Worthington May 9 after fleeing the scene of an accident, Worthington police reported. The 41-year-old man struck a pole while turning from U.S. Route 23 onto East Wilson Bridge Road around 10 p.m. and fled the scene, police said.

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  5. Veterans organizations lead remembrancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    Memorial Day events will start a bit early in Worthington this year, thanks to the efforts of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2398. "We have a couple of widows who aren't in too good of shape, and we want to help them out as much as we can," VFW commander William Mirick said.

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  6. German food fix won't be far from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    The city's board of zoning appeals approved a temporary use permit for Schmidt's that will allow the German restaurant's food truck to operate weekly in the city from May 12 through Nov. 20. The truck will offer specialty sausages, a truck-exclusive chicken bratwurst and jumbo cream puffs from 4 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday in the parking lot of Sprint Lube, 923 High St. Andy Schmidt, president of hospitality concepts, manages all food trucks and catering for the company. He said he's thrilled to return to Worthington after a successful 2014 run.

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  7. OHSAA moving closer to sanctioning sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | This Week Community News

    As one of the founding members of the Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse club team in 1972, Paul Balcerzak helped build a sport that at the time was in its infancy in Ohio. High school lacrosse in the state -- finally, if you ask Balcerzak -- is about to begin an uncharted stage of its development.

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  8. City to host 'Healthy Communities' roundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | This Week Community News

    In a cooperation among 11 community groups, Worthington will play host to "Healthy Communities, Strategies that Work" at the Healthy Worthington roundtable Friday, May 15. The roundtable is intended to encourage Worthington residents to live more healthfully and work together to improve the health of the community. The roundtable's keynote speaker is Bernadette Melnyk, associate vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer and professor and dean at the Ohio State University's College of Nursing.

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  9. Farrington Drive home burglarizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | This Week Community News

    According to the police report, residents reported the burglary after they returned home April 25. They said the burglary could have occurred any time between March 22 and April 25. The owners say they suspect someone they know of committing the burglary, but Worthington police say they have no suspects. Someone broke into Phoenix Middle School, 2341 Snouffer Road , between 6 p.m. April 29 and 6:30 a.m. April 30. According to the report, police found a window broken, and the school reported $100 in cash, a video camera and an iPad stolen.

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  10. Brainy Bunch places secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | This Week Community News

    Evening Street Elementary School's The Brainy Bunch earned second place at the Destination Imagination state tournament, wowing judges with energy and creativity in the "improv games" category. The team of seven fourth-graders was the only Worthington team out of 18 teams to place in the state contest April 11 and secure a spot to compete in next month's 2015 Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn.

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  11. MAC back with new sign plan for passers-byRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | This Week Community News

    This rendering shows the specifications for a revised sign the McConnell Arts Center is proposing for Dublin Granville Road at Evening Street. The sign would sit along Dublin Granville Road, near the center of the building, which sits on the northwest corner of Dublin Granville and Evening Street.

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  12. Worthington: Unsuccessful seafood thief apprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | This Week Community News

    According to police reports, the man attempted to take crab legs and seafood salad from Kroger, 60 W. Wilson Bridge Road , on the afternoon of April 25. A 33-year-old Columbus woman was arrested for OVI and failure to give assured clear distance ahead after rear-ending another driver while intoxicated on the evening of April 26. A resident reported that people were throwing rocks at vehicles from the railroad tracks near the 5800 block of Linworth Road overnight April 24. The rocks caused damage to an RV, including large dents and broken windows, according to the report.

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  13. Worthington: $1,000 reported stolen during high-schooler's unauthorized partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Worthington police are investigating the theft of $1,000 from a home where Thomas Worthington High School students threw an unauthorized party while the owners were on vacation. According to reports, the owners had given a teenage girl keys to the house and asked her to watch their cat.

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  14. Student on bus transported to St. Ann's after self-inflicted injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | This Week Community News

    A Thomas Worthington High School student intentionally injured himself this morning while riding to school on a Worthington school bus, according to a letter sent by the district to parents. Columbus Police Sgt.

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

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  16. Council says no to pocket-park purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  17. Online scrapbook gets a redesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  18. Foodies get to sample city's finest April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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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  19. High school bands, choirs prepare for state contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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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  20. Worthington: Man busted for heroin possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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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