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Social media's dangers

Students learn where to draw line

Bright yellow police tape marked the lines students said they would cross on social-media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Pocket park

Citizens group draws about 40 to first meeting

For several weeks, Citizens for Historic Worthington's push for the city to purchase land for a pocket park on the Showe property has been a collection of names, letters and phone calls.

City leaders, vendors gauging community's interest in food trucks

Worthington made its first foray into the trend of food trucks last summer, and as this summer approaches, city leaders and food-truck representatives are working together to more properly legislate the mobile vendors.

LifeSpring Church slates 'Eggsplosion'

Worthington's newest church congregation is hoping to "eggsplode" onto the scene by offering an Easter egg hunt that stands out from the crowd.

Works of Chiu, Liu and Stouw in MAC 'Top Three' exhibit

The "Worthington's Top Three" exhibition at the McConnell Arts Center features the artwork of three talented high school seniors.
Police beat

Worthington: Man taken to hospital after likely drug overdose

A 34-year-old Worthington man was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital on March 24 after an apparent heroin overdose.
Worthington's Bowers on assessments

'Too many testing events' disrupt education

The state's "next-generation assessments" were designed to measure critical-thinking skills better than last year's multiple-choice tests, but many educators faced with scheduling two 20-day testing windows are telling legislators, "Enough is enough."

Tiberi relocates local office

U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Genoa Township) announced that his central Ohio office has moved to 250 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 100, in Worthington.

Public forum set for March 30

Citizens for Historic Worthington will hold a public forum on the Showe-Masonic Lodge project at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Old Worthington Library, 820 N. High St.

McConnell Arts Center

* The Exhibition on Screen series continues with a look at the work of Rembrandt, from work at London's National Gallery and Amsterdam's Rikjsmuseum, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27. Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the door.

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.

Events to celebrate National Library Week

Worthington Libraries will celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18, with events April 15 and 16.

Easter services to be held

Worthington Christian Church, 8145 N. High St., will offer a Good Friday program April 3, and three Easter morning services April 5.


The Worthington Board of Education in May 2011 approved $102,000 in funding for the Thomas Worthington High School synthetic-turf field, with the balance coming from public donations.

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College notes

* Mollie Jeck of Worthington, daughter of Nelson Jeck and Patricia Stevens, has been named to Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, at Ashland University. She also is a member of the Honors Society at the university, where she was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. Jeck is a 2011 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School and majoring in early childhood education.

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