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Military notes

Austin M. Francis, son of Jolynne and Eric Francis of Columbus, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after completing the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from Ohio University.

College notes

* Robert Ryder of Worthington recently participated in the University of Findlay's 2016 Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity. Undergraduate and graduate students shared their research, creativity and professional learning experiences with the university and community during the event.

Group complete 80 service projects

More than 100 volunteers assisted local senior citizens with projects for Worthington Service Day on May 7.
Library lines

Read the book, watch the movie

Without reading a review or watching a trailer, library staff can often predict how good a movie will be. How do they know? Because they've read the book.

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.

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. For more information, visit mcconnellarts.org or call 614-431-0329.

Neighbors in the news

* Audrey Shih, of Worthington Kilbourne High School, and Anne Y. Zou and Edward Gao, of Thomas Worthington High School, recently were awarded $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Compassion takes wing at Brookside

It was a "purple" day May 13 at Worthington's Brookside Elementary School, as students and teachers wore purple T-shirts bearing the phrase All aboard for Austin and folded and flew purple paper airplanes outside.
Local library property

Columbus eyes land for police substation

Worthington Libraries and the city of Columbus announced last week the city would purchase 4 acres of library land to add a new police substation on the city's north side.

Pool system seeks loan forgiveness

The city of Worthington is set to forgive a loan to Swiminc Inc. to help the local pool system begin a massive fundraising campaign.
Police beat

Worthington: Woman arrested for OVI had child in car

A 40-year-old Worthington woman was charged with OVI and endangering a child after she was arrested for being intoxicated while driving with her 22-month-old child.
Bike and pedestrian initiative

Advisory board still finding its footing

Worthington's newly created bicycle and pedestrian advisory board is still working through growing pains, but its influence on the city could increase in the coming months.

COMING UP

To update a listing, email editorial@thisweeknews.com.

College notes

* Robert Ryder of Worthington recently participated in the University of Findlay's 2016 Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity. Undergraduate and graduate students shared their research, creativity and professional learning experiences with the university and community during the event.

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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