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Former outdoor education center

Ribbon cut on Mirolo pavilion

Worthington dignitaries and guests gathered around a fire in the Mirolo Community Pavilion to celebrate its opening as a new community resource.
Old Worthington

30-year TIF will help fund public projects

Worthington City Council has approved a 30-year tax-increment-financing district along the "spine" of High Street, in the city's historic downtown district -- Old Worthington.

Adams, Taylor receive community support award

Sara Adams and Ron Taylor are the first recipients of the annual Northern Kiwanis Community Support Award.
A year in review

Smart redevelopment was city's theme in 2014

City leaders often cite smart growth and economic development as strategies for the short and long terms.
Police beat

Worthington: Tradesmen International employee charged with grand theft

A 47-year-old employee at Tradesmen International, 6155 Huntley Road, Suite G, was charged with grand theft Dec. 10 for falsifying timecards. The false timecards between March and July resulted in a loss of $12,000 to the business.
Library lines

Two library volunteers earn 2015 Vetter Award

Worthington Libraries volunteers are asked to do a lot. Library programs often involve water, paint, glue, glitter, sand and dirt -- sometimes all at the same time and sometimes outside in the middle of July -- and they are asked to run them. There are fairy, princess and Halloween parties, and volunteers are asked to come in costume.

Cardinal Creed winners named

Students are chosen based on their demonstration of the principles of the school's Cardinal Creed, which declares the student body's dedication to creating a caring and supportive learning environment for all students.

Church concert set Dec. 20

Capriccio Columbus will present a holiday concert, Christmas with Capriccio, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St., Worthington.

Coming up

Firefighters for Kids Toy Drive, drive through collection of toys, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Worthington Fire Department, 6500 N. High St. Food donations benefiting the Worthington Food Pantry and Resource center also will be collected as part of the drive through collections. A list of needed food items can be found online at worthingtonfoodpantry.org.

Kindergarten sign-ups start Jan. 5

Worthington Schools' kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will open Monday, Jan. 5.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.

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. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit mcconnellarts.org or call 614-431-0329.

Military news

Air Force Airman Julian P. Lewis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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. Building admission and parking are free. 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

Firefighters for Kids Toy Drive, drive through collection of toys, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 20, although donations can be dropped of anytime between now and Dec. 24. Food donations benefitting the Worthington Food Pantry and Resource center also will be collected as part of the drive through collections.

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