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College notes

* David D. Smith of Worthington was named to the Virginia Military Institute dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Smith also received his bachelor's degree in civil engineering at the spring commencement.
Library lines

Tinker Tuesdays meld learning, play

The library's Tinker Tuesdays series started last month as a chance for staff to demonstrate fun, interactive tools that combine technology, art and computer programming, but it quickly became obvious that children had something more hands-on in mind.

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.

Group seeks artists to be part of event

Ohio Chapter 9 of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. is looking for artistic veterans or current military personnel who would like to sell their art at the Old Worthington Market Day on Sept. 24.

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.

Enjoying the edibles

North Side Megafix

Relief around bend for route's users

U.S. Route 23's lengthy involvement in the Ohio Department of Transportation's North Side Megafix project is nearly complete.
Worthington City Council

Charter items, including pay raise, head to ballot

Worthington City Council officially approved the city's charter review committee's recommendations this week, including a change that will allow council to approve a one-time raise for its members.
The power of Pokemon Go

Creatures drawing people to parks, community center

People who seem to be wandering around Worthington aimlessly this summer may not be aimless -- they might be trying to catch a Charmander.
Police beat

Worthington: Man faces assault charges

Worthington police said a man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a Worthington woman outside of an area business.

Message to empty nesters: Don't fear the purge

Stuff. Most of us have a lot of it -- far more than we need.

Performance of note

Colleen Cebulla of Worthington plays flute while with John Morgan and the Morgan After during the Westerville Music and Arts Festival on July 9 at Heritage Park in Westerville.

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Library lines 'Kitchens' author draws deeply from Midwest roots

Whether she's searching for heirloom tomatoes in infancy, cultivating habaneros at age 11 or perfecting the Caesar salad as a teenager, one thing is clear: Eva Thorvald, the protagonist of the novel Kitchens of the Great Midwest, has cooking in her blood.

Library notes

These 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.

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