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WORTHINGTON -- A gusty crosswind greeted 23 cyclists as they pedaled their way into Worthington Tuesday morning. Considering they'd been riding since May 30 -- when they left New York City to start a cross-country trip -- a little breeze was merely a small inconvenience. The Illini 4000 for Cancer Research, which wraps up Aug.
WORTHINGTON -- Regatta Weekend has come to mean much more than windsurfing and music, as two other outdoor events involving exercise have become annual fixtures. The Y-PALS 5K Regatta Run and Walk will take place for the sixth consecutive year Saturday. Registration for the run begins at 7 a.m., with the race starting at 8; sign-ups for the walk commence at 8 a.m.
WORTHINGTON -- Dist. 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton got a hero's welcome Monday afternoon -- and a Superman cake, too. Area disability providers, along with other citizens and clients, were present at the Client Community Services Inc.
WORTHINGTON -- Gov.
WORTHINGTON -- From his longtime membership in Worthington's Noon Kiwanis Club, 18 years of service as member of the District 518 school board and, of course, his optometry practice, plenty of people got to know Sterling Johnson over the years. He got to know them, too, and according to his son, Roger, had a remarkable ability to retain information. "He really knew the interconnection of people in the community," said Roger of his father, who died Wednesday at the age of 89.
WORTHINGTON -- Long touted as a hotbed for renewable energy enterprise, a company specializing in wind turbine repair will soon be calling be Worthington home. Wind Energy Services, which currently has wind energy service and repair operations in Independence, Kan., and Sweetwater, Texas, has issued a press release announcing the opening of its third strategically located operation -- in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON -- Scholtes Auto World may be on a list of 789 dealerships Chrysler LLC wants to eliminate, but owners of the Worthington business said Thursday they aren't going anywhere. "We will be in Worthington, regardless of what happens," said dealership co-owner Tim Scholtes, a few hours after a Chrysler list of dealerships slated for elimination was made public.
WORTHINGTON -- Scholtes Auto World may be on a list of 789 dealerships Chrysler LLC wants to eliminate, but owners the Worthington business said Thursday that they aren't going anywhere. "We will be in Worthington, regardless of what happens," said dealership co-owner Tim Scholtes, a few hours after a Chrysler list of dealerships slated for elimination was made public.
WORTHINGTON -- Golden Horizons opened in Worthington in July 2004, and Lowell Hay and his wife, Dorothy, were some of the facility's first residents. Hay now lives alone -- his wife, who suffers from dementia, has resided at Crossroads Care Center for about two years -- but has continued to maintain an upbeat outlook on life despite legs and back pain that limit his mobility and keep him using a walker. "You go as far as you can and do what you can, and be satisfied," Hay said simply.
CURRIE -- A man with an extensive knowledge of railroads has come to work at the right place. Gene Short began his duties April 16 as the director of End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum, taking over following the spring retirement of Louise Gervais. He's been living nearby on a seasonal basis for the last few years, and currently living here five days a week in his camper. "I'm from Belview -- that's 56 and three-tenths miles north of here," Short said with a laugh.