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Shared services meeting

Townships: Much in common, little to change

After more than three hours meeting to "discuss" shared services between Perry and Sharon townships, residents of the municipalities seemed to have more questions than answers.

An enthusiastic crowd

Annual Battle of Hard Road.

September full of promise for pantry, businesses

By the end of September, the landscape of Worthington will look quite different, as three large pieces of the city's economy celebrate milestones related to their new homes.

Bipartisan bill would help college students

In an attempt to save college students some money, a pair of central Ohio representatives are introducing a bill that would exempt textbooks from sales tax.

Schrock Road railroad crossing to close Sept. 8-14

Drivers in Worthington will have to find another way around the railroad crossing on Schrock Road for about a week.
Gary Smith Teaching Award

Granby's Swearengin receives recognition

A Worthington teacher described as having "a gift for understanding how to befriend troubled children" by fellow teachers was recently honored with the 2015 Gary Smith Compassionate Teaching Award.

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Historical society sets quilt program

The Worthington Historical Society will host "Quilts, Coverlets and Woven Textiles" at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9, at the Orange Johnson House, 956 High St.

Leadership program to start this month

Leadership Worthington is accepting applications for the 26th Adult Leadership Class, which starts in late September.
Library lines

Lincoln exhibit officially opens

Worthington Libraries has been selected to host the traveling exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. Only 250 sites across the country were awarded the exhibition, which will be open Thursday, Sept. 3, through Oct. 16 at Old Worthington Library, 820 High St., during regular hours.

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. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit mcconnellarts. org or call 614-431-0329.
National Senior Games

90-year-old Baird brings home golfing gold

His knee was new to him.
Police beat

Worthington: Trip to store results in loss of car, belongings

A Worthington man returned home just after midnight Aug. 28 to find his house ransacked after a woman stole his car while he went into a nearby store.

College notes

* Worthington resident Tho-mas J. Lee was awarded faculty honors for the spring 2015 semester at Trinity College.

Church concert to be held Sept. 13

Highlands Presbyterian Church, 6909 Smoky Row Road, will kick off its 2015-16 season of the Meredith Berk Second Sunday Music Series at 2 p.m. Sept. 13.

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