More Upper Arlington News

Change to age limit on nicotine sales headed to UA council

Upper Arlington could become the first community in Ohio to approve raising the age limit for the sale and purchase of tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21.
Kingsdale Center

OSU Wexner sets meeting on planned hospital

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center officials will host a public meeting next week to share updates for a planned 100,000-square-foot ambulatory facility at Kingsdale Center.

City pools will open on Saturday

Upper Arlington's two public swimming pools will open for the season this Saturday.
Fishinger and Reed roads

Traffic signal upgrades will cost city more than $95,000

The city might spend nearly $96,000 on upgrades to traffic signals at Fishinger and Reed roads.

Church news

Family pets and service animals are invited to receive a special blessing June 7 at two outdoor worship services hosted by Northwest United Methodist Church, 5200 Riverside Drive.

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Making marks

Nicholas Amore, an Upper Arlington High School junior, won the Ohio District Oratorical Contest, sponsored by Optimist International.

Upper Arlington Senior Center

The Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road, offers multiple services as well as cultural, recreational, volunteer and educational opportunities. Sponsored by the UA Parks and Recreation Department, the center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Upper Arlington Library

The following programs are offered by the Upper Arlington Public Library system. For more information, visit
Upper Arlington schools

Finances steady, but aging buildings will need work

The financial outlook for Upper Arlington schools is "still steady" -- so steady, in fact, that the May update of the forecast was no different from last October.

Memorial Day honoree represents 'all veterans'

An 85-year-old Korean War veteran will be the honored guest at the Upper Arlington Civic Association's annual Memorial Day event, but he hopes his recognition will extend to all those who have served their country.

Renamed Summer Library Club open to all ages

A longtime Upper Arlington Public Library reading program has changed names to reflect its inclusiveness and collaborations with community organizations.
City notes

Fancyburg Park proposal still in preliminary stages

In early May, we brought to City Council a preliminary proposal from UA-based Bear Cub Baseball and the Mirolo Charitable Foundation for expanding youth baseball facilities at Fancyburg Park.

Wellington students stage Wonderland adventures

The Wellington School Middle School students will "drop down the rabbit hole" this week when they present Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Forum examines pros, cons of standardized tests

As Ohio legislators ponder whether to restructure the new PARCC and AIR state assessments based on the recommendations of a testing advisory committee, the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus will hold a public forum on the subject.

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