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Coming up

Trick-or-Treat Night, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the city of Worthington. Worthington schedules this event Halloween, Oct. 31 each year, no matter what day Halloween falls on. Columbus has the same time scheduled.

College notes

* Grace Bachmann of Worthington, a student at Denison University, was chosen as a 2016 summer research scholar, conducting in-depth projects at Denison or off-campus.

Timeless fall fun

Anastasi's portraits make homelessness personal

Joseph Anastasi's subjects may not be what visitors to the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center are accustomed to.
Fight against colorectal cancer

Loss of son makes Race for Hope meaningful

Every year since Carleen Taylor established the Race for Hope in 2004, she's donned a T-shirt on race day bearing the names of people who have been lost to colorectal cancer.
Police beat

Worthington: Traffic stop ends with woman going to jail

Worthington police reported they arrested a woman and charged her with drug trafficking after finding suspected cocaine and pills in her vehicle during a traffic stop.
Pink smiles

Braces have message to share

Instead of the colors of their school or favorite sports team, some children will be leaving a few orthodontists' offices in central Ohio with pink smiles this month.
Library lines

Spooky programs to be a treat

Scary-good fun is planned at all three Worthington Libraries locations this month.
Superintendent's notebook

Community input most important piece in plan

Worthington City Schools recently finished the first round of community meetings for the Master Facilities Planning process. Thank you to the hundreds of community members and staff who participated in these important meetings for our schools and community.

Adrean appreciates honor, discussion time

Worthington Kilbourne High School Principal Angie Adrean said her trip to Washington, D.C., was a perfect opportunity to share best practices and engage in dialogue with other educators.

Event celebrates cartoons, creators

Jeff Smith no longer has opening-day jitters.

Coming up

Mayor's Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Holiday Inn Columbus N., 7007 N. High St., Worthington. The Rev. Dr. Linda Mercadante will present "Spiritual But Not Religious: One Person's Journey," and community members will share brief readings from the holy books of Islam, Christianity and Judaism. The cost is $25 per person, and the registration deadline is Oct. 13. For more information, call 614-832-9310.

Crews to inspect city's fire hydrants

The Worthington Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant checks over the next couple of weeks.

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 or call 614-431-0329.

Troupe to present 'Sleepy Hollow'

Louis Weiss of the Worthington area will perform in Columbus Children's Theatre's "Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale" at Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St.

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