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Bill 359 would protect abuse victims' privacy

Thanks to a bipartisan effort -- and some personal inspiration -- a pair of central Ohio lawmakers helped guide unanimous passage of a House bill to shield the personal information of domestic violence victims.

Capriccio's gala to feature Griffin

Capriccio Columbus will present its 10th anniversary gala, featuring a performance by Calvin Griffin, a budding opera star and a graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School, at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., Worthington.

Columbus Souper Bowl Cook-Off is Saturday

For this fundraiser, grab a spoon and leave the tuxedos and evening gowns at home.

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Gridiron Parents Club plans Feb. 20 Father Daughter Dance

The Worthington Kilbourne Football Gridiron Parents Club is planning its second Father Daughter Dance, with the theme Once Upon a Time, for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the high school commons, 1499 Hard Road.

High Road presents retrospective show

High Road Gallery and Studios, 12 E. Stafford Ave. in Worthington, will present a retrospective exhibit of the works of Duane Palmo Feb. 7 through March 26.

Honor roll

Students named to the honor and merit rolls for the second grading period of the 2015-16 school year at McCord Middle School are:

January's honorees applauded

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 or call 614-431-0329.

Mentors advance students' reading skills

Second- and third-grade readers in Worthington who need help to meet state requirements for the Third-Grade Reading Guarantee need the community to get involved.
Library lines

Music series tunes out winter

Live music? In a library? And the performers won't get shushed?

New leaders eager to start

The city of Worthington has filled two leadership positions that were vacant after a resignation and a retirement.

Nominations being sought for leader awards

Leadership Worthington is seeking nominations for its Leadership for a Lifetime Awards program, in its 22nd year of recognizing leadership in the community.
Police beat

Worthington: Passenger reaches through window, grabs woman's purse

A woman told Worthington police her purse was stolen outside a store at Worthington Square.

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