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Library lines

Northwest Library cooks up new club

It's a bad idea to browse a cookbook right before lunch. It's an especially bad idea when the cookbook is Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible.

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.

Making Marks

Four local high school graduates are the 2014 recipients of $750 scholarships from the Worthington City Schools Parent Teacher Association Council (PTAC).

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.

High Road Gallery exhibit focuses on 'Treasures'

High Road Gallery at 12 E. Stafford Ave. in Worthington is exhibiting the works of the Creative Women of Color with a show titled "Where I Dwell: Treasures Within,"

Neighbor in the news

Yvonne Staton of Worthington recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

Coming up

Worthington Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays on streets in downtown Worthington.

College notes

Mohamad Choueiki of Worthington was among the spring 2014 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. He received a bachelor's degree in business administration. He was also named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

On the move

OhioHealth has announced that Susan Merryman of Worthington has been named vice president of communications for the not-for-profit, healthcare organization.
Taste of Worthington

J. Gilbert's filet is best entree again

The perennial crowd favorite -- filet mignon with mashed potatoes -- again won first place in the entree division at A Taste of Worthington.

Lack of quorum means no vote on town-house development

Changes made to the landscaping plan for a new Proprietors Road town-house development probably will be approved by Worthington City Council, though the developer might have to wait until September to know for sure.
Corporate headquarters

$44,100 city grant to keep Liqui-Box in town

The corporate headquarters for Liqui-Box will remain in Worthington, taking advantage of a $44,100 venture grant offered by the city.

New 1.1-mile multiuse connector trail seeing 'a lot of use'

Cyclists, walkers and joggers already are giving a workout to Worthington's newest multiuse trail, which connects the Olentangy Parklands to North High Street.
'Swingin' Summer Night'

Worthington food pantry's gala fundraiser slated July 25

Swingin' Summer Night is one of the best parties of the season and a way to support one of the community's favorite home-grown charities.
Police beat

Worthington: Drug-sniffing dog detects possible hit on vehicle

Four juveniles and young adults were arrested on drug-related charges after police were tipped off to a drug transaction in progress July 18.

Being Bruff

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