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Staffers give aid in finding great reads

Tina Fontana is an executive assistant. Her boss is so wealthy that dropping $19,000 on a spur-of-the-moment plane trip is nothing.

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.

College notes

* Worthington-area students named to the Ohio University dean's list for the spring 2016 semester include: Samantha Bullock, Abigail Gundling, Jacob Metersky, Chelsea Murden, Andrew Ohl, Natalie Rabold, Elizabeth Shockley, Jenna Szabo and Colin Trubee.

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. Visit or call 614-431-0329.
Gateway Camp

Girls' interest in engineering grows

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math projects and engineering can be "awesome" according to a student who attended the first "all girls" Gateway Pre-engineering Camp at Worthington's McCord Middle School.
Pedestrian signals

State project could boost safety in city

The Worthington City Council has approved a $63,000 project by the Ohio Department of Transportation that will add a series of new pedestrian signals throughout the city.
Worthington Interfaith Neighbors

Speakers' insights aid in understanding

With their latest community event, the Worthington Interfaith Neighbors aim to continue battling fear with knowledge.
Police beat

Worthington: Multiple reports of attempted phone scam prompt warning

Multiple Worthington senior citizens have become victims of a phone scam in recent weeks.

Orthodontist's long career still evolving

Larry Hutta is celebrating his 30th anniversary practicing orthodontics in central Ohio.
Partners for Community and Character

Lessons of character still matter in Worthington

Worthington's Partners for Community and Character offers character-building activities during the school year and has plans to expand a bit on those activities for the coming school year.
Outstanding teacher honored

Burroughs' caring not limited by classroom

Avondale Elementary School teacher Buffy Burroughs would wrap her arms around her entire class of giggling, squirming and chattering first-graders all at once, if she could. Even though she can't, much of what she does likely imparts the same emotion.


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Library lines

Harper's visit follows book debut

Karen Harper has spent a great deal of her life thinking about merry olde England.
Worthington Village markers

Club's commitment stands test of time

A coat of glossy new paint on a few signs around town may not seem like a massive improvement to some, but for the Worthington Women's Club, refurbishing four historic signs is a matter of tradition.
Wilson Bridge

City has flexible plan for funding

Five years after adopting the Wilson Bridge Road Plan, the city of Worthington plans to pursue funding options for improvements in the area.

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