More Upper Arlington News
After losing everything to drugs, Dan Hurst got clean and used a $5 loan to rebuild his life and -- eventually -- to teach job skills to central Ohio's special-needs community.
When Finance Director Cathe Armstrong considers the impact Issue 23 could have on Upper Arlington, she sees two things:
Upper Arlington will seek this year to fill a vacancy left in the city's Public Services Department after Darryl Hughes recently left for the green pastures he said are sprouting at Grandview Yard.
After nearly eight years of handling the day-to-day operations of the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce, Becky Hajost plans to leave the organization at the end of this month.
Upper Arlington Fire Division officials said Oct. 10 that Dublin-based Sutphen Corp. plans to modify a city fire truck that was taken out of service after the company issued a temporary recall.
Preparing for winter
Upper Arlington has agreed remove snow this winter on several streets north of the city's limits in exchange for free brine from the city of Columbus.
The hours of daylight are getting visibly shorter, leaves are turning and rain is back in the forecast on a regular basis -- it must be fall.
Upper Arlington are investigating three separate home burglaries that occurred Oct. 9, including two in which beer had been consumed.
Nine seniors from Upper Arlington High School were selected as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition, based on their stellar scores on last year's preliminary SAT tests.
The slap of running shoes on pavement.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2070 Ridgecliff Road, is continuing its support of the Columbus City Schools' Books on the Bus effort, collecting new or gently used books appropriate for students in grades K-12.
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 Fire Division officials said Oct. 10 that Dublin-based Sutphen Corp. plans to modify a local fire truck that has been partially disabled following a temporary recall.
Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce President Becky Hajost will leave the organization Oct. 31 to take a position with Resource Development Group (RDG), an Upper Arlington company that provides planning and fundraising consulting to economic development providers throughout the U.S.