Election 2013 | Worthington

Libraries counting on Issue 53 passage

Worthington Libraries director Chuck Gibson said he is "guardedly optimistic" about the 2.2-mill replacement levy that voters will face on the Nov. 5 ballot.

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Three of five candidates are write-ins

Voting for a Sharon Township trustee might mean more than touching the screen this year.

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Incumbents look to stave off lone challenger

Three veteran school board members are being challenged for their seats in the general election.

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Bressman advocates flexibility, touts strides in anti-bullying

When David Bressman was looking for a school district in which to raise his sons, he chose Worthington, he said, for a simple reason: More than any other central Ohio district, it invested in teachers and programs rather than bricks and mortar.

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Schare running on 'credibility' with conservatives, liberals

When he was elected to the Worthington Board of Education eight years ago, Marc Schare was viewed with skepticism by some local education insiders. Were his views too extreme for the community?

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Best: Experience needed to handle coming challenges

The future will bring Common Core, teacher evaluations, the state-mandated third-grade reading guarantee and new technology.

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Shim: Board needs members with 'skin in the game'

Ask Worthington Board of Education candidate Sam Shim about any issue facing the schools, and some part of his answer is the same: It is the kids that are most important.

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Worthington council race no longer contested after Schmidt’s withdrawal

The race for Worthington City Council no longer is contested.

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Best, Schare shy away from endorsement

School board candidates Jennifer Best and Marc Schare did not seek and will not accept endorsements from the local teachers union this year.

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40-year member Goorey not on City Council candidates list

Worthington City Council will experience a changing of the guard in January after Lou Goorey steps down.

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Group files objections to plan for path

Members of a group opposed to a multiuse path along state Route 161 between Linworth and Sawmill roads have provided a lengthy submission stating their views as part of the National Environmental Policy Act process.

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Three area candidates file invalid petitions, can't run

Three people who filed petitions to run in Worthington-area elections will not be on the Nov. 5 ballot, according to a news release from the Franklin County Board of Elections.

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Area write-in candidates certified

All three people who filed as write-ins in the Sharon Township trustees race have been certified by the Franklin County Board of Elections.

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Write-ins join slate of local candidates

With one candidate off the ballot because of improperly filed petitions, three more have stepped up as write-in candidates for the Sharon Township board of trustees.

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