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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 or call 614-431-0329.

Pool practice

A variety of swimming lessons is being offered this summer.

City shares letter regarding development

After voting to submit a letter July 6 to developer Lifestyle Communities over Worthington residents' concerns about a planned development at the former United Methodist Children's Home site on High Street, city leaders hope to make the letter's content known.
UMCH Family Services

Agency plans to stay put, stay busy

While the sale of the former United Methodist Children's Home site dominates conversation in Worthington, UMCH Family Services leaders are hoping people don't think they're going away.
November ballot

Challengers stepping forward for council seats

At least two Worthington residents will challenge for the seats of two incumbents and outgoing councilman Bob Chosy in this fall's Worthington City Council race.
Police beat

Business loses second car to theft, subsequent accident

For the second time in as many weeks, a vehicle reportedly was stolen from a business on East Dublin Granville Road.
Library lines

Party to cap off a super summer

It's hard to believe it's almost time to say farewell to another Summer Reading Club.
Worthington City Schools

Bowers: Computer access increasingly necessary, easy

The Worthington City School District continues to update technology access for students, with the goal of computers available for all students by 2017.
Worthington City Schools

District's online presence has new look

A revamp of Worthington City Schools' website has been ongoing for a few months, but the district soon will post a new main page and enhanced department pages with more Twitter tweets, videos and photographs, along with more user-friendly pages.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

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College notes

* Worthington residents Bryn Wigney and Megan Insley were named to the dean's list at Hanover College for the spring 2015 semester.

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.

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Military notes

* U.S. Air Force Airman Cody R. Hootman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Exhibit set at High Road Gallery

High Road Gallery and Studios at 12 E. Stafford Ave., Worthington will welcome visitors to a display of the works of Christine Guillot Ryan at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2.

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