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The American Red Cross will conduct blood drives as follows:
The Franklin County Board of Elections on March 3 voted 4-0 to dismiss a protest that sought to remove from the May 6 ballot an income tax for people who work in Perry Township.
A $9.7 million renovation project at the intersection of Huntley, Wilson Bridge and Worthington-Galena roads in Worthington is one step closer to beginning after Worthington City Council approved a request for proposals March 20.
The key to student success is to have great teachers in our classrooms. As the human-resource director for Worthington City Schools, my most important responsibility is to attract and retain high-quality teachers for our students. It takes a special person to be a Worthington teacher, and the process to identify our future staff is rigorous.
After a longstanding meeting schedule of three monthly sessions, Worthington City Council is considering eliminating one session a month.
The city of Worthington has a few dollars available for residents looking to beautify their communities or build strong bonds with their neighbors.
Administrators and counselors are reaching out to at-risk high school students in an attempt to improve the graduation rates at Worthington's high schools.
"How many combinations of pennies, nickels and/or dimes are there with a total value of 25 cents?"
Worthington police reported a burglary and auto theft between 10 p.m. Feb. 27 and 10:55 a.m. Feb. 28 from a residence in the 300 block of Longfellow Avenue.
Two Worthington residents recently completed U.S. Navy basic training. Navy Seaman Recruit Yesenia M. Elkins and Navy Seaman Apprentice Valerie L. Erlenbusch both completed training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Elkins is the daughter of Roger and Jacky Elkins. Erlenbusch is the daughter of Thomas and Linda Erlenbusch.
May 6 ballot
Two Perry Township businesses and a resident filed a protest last week to remove from the May 6 ballot a proposal to establish an income tax in the township.
Columbus Diaper Bank
Two central Ohio women, one of whom has never changed a diaper in her life and the other with a 7-month old positively burning through the things, were each moved by separate media reports about how hard it is for low-income mothers to pay for diapers.
Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its fall 2013 semester Dean's List. To be named to the list, a student must have earned a 3.5 or better grade point average.