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Olentangy Trail to reopen but only until August

The Ohio Department of Transportation is ready to reopen a Worthington-area portion of the Olentangy Trail, but only temporarily.

McConnell Arts Center

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. For more information, visit mcconnellarts.org or call 614-431-0329.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by Worthington libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St.; Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road; and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call 614-807-2626.

Coming up

The Snow "Ball," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Worthington Community Center, 345 E. Wilson Bridge Road. This will be a family holiday dance with a disc jockey, arts and crafts, a photo booth, ice carving and pictures with Santa Claus. Bring your own camera.

Calico Christmas draws crowd

Handcrafted quilts, wall hangings, holiday decorations and everything from lampshades to soaps and shawls were on sale at this year's "Calico Christmas" craft fair.

Hard Road lane closures expected to end this winter

Commuters on Hard Road may have some relief soon, as the city of Columbus says the lengthy closure of the road's lanes is coming to an end.

Council discusses first raise since '88

A raise for Worthington City Council members could come as early as next year after council tabled budget conversations until it determines a new salary for its members.
Police beat

Worthington: Refund scam crops up at local business

As part of an ongoing central Ohio scam, a clerk at a business on the 7000 block of North High Street called police after someone posed as a manager, telling the employee to refund money to a customer on the morning of Nov. 25.
Worthington City Schools

Funds fall below original special-ed goals

Worthington schools and other local districts rely on federal funding to support special education programs, free and reduced lunch service, and Title 1 academic programs for students in low socio-economic groups, but the government requires more services than it funds, said Assistant Treasurer T.J. Cusick.

Capriccio Columbus sets holiday concert

Capriccio Columbus will present a holiday concert called "Christmas with Capriccio and the Brass Band of Columbus."
Library lines

History website focuses on tribes' legacy

Although written history of the city of Worthington began in 1803, the history of people in central Ohio extends for thousands of years before that.

Coming up

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, presentation of "A Bethlehem Carol," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the church, 10700 Liberty St. Admission is free. For more information call 614-761-0905.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by Worthington libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St.; Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road; and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call 614-807-2626.

McConnell Arts Center

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. For more information, visit mcconnellarts.org or call 614-431-0329.

Dancing in 'Nutcracker'

College notes

* Worthington-area students named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the fall 2016 semester include Cathy Abbott, Jacqualynn Campbell, Joanna Mcclain, Patricia McClaskey and Marquavious Walker.

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