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Scenes from the 2014 Golden Bear Scare Halloween attraction, presented annually by the Upper Arlington Civic Association at UA's Smith Nature Park.
A "relentless focus on learning" and "clear, high expectations for great learning and teaching" are among the goals listed in a new strategic plan for Upper Arlington schools that was presented to the public for the first time last week.
Upper Arlington voters will determine if an increase to the city's income tax rate will be approved when they go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4.
AEP Ohio officials last week said they're nearing the midway point for work in the Dierker Road area in Upper Arlington that will include upgrading electrical cables and better protecting them.
Upper Arlington Police Division officials dispatched backup officers to the 2300 block of West Lane Avenue Oct. 23 after an officer making a traffic stop at approximately 7:30 a.m. did not respond to multiple attempts by headquarters to maintain contact with her.
A group of Upper Arlington residents supporting a proposed local income tax increase from 2 percent to 2.5 percent raised more than $80,000 for their effort, according to pre-election campaign finance reports filed with the Franklin County Board of Elections by the Oct. 23 deadline.
Campaign finance reports
Incumbent Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo held wide margins in campaign fundraising and spending over challenger Mike Schadek, according to pre-election campaign finance reports filed with the Franklin County Board of Elections.
Last Thursday, with a beautiful sunny fall day as our backdrop, city, schools and library leaders gathered with two special guests in celebration of a project made possible through community visioning, partnerships and grant money.
Charter bus accident
Few details have been released about an Oct. 21 accident involving a charter bus carrying 30 eighth-graders and three chaperones from The Wellington School.
Upper Arlington tax measure
A group of Upper Arlington residents supporting a proposed 25-percent local income-tax increase raised more than $80,000 for their effort, according to pre-election campaign finance reports released Thursday, Oct. 23.
A proposed 25-percent income tax increase would raise the median Upper Arlington taxpayers' annual costs by more than $400, but supporters maintain it's an investment that has to be made.
It has been a busy and interesting fall for me, with 30-plus meetings added to an already full schedule in order to discuss Issue 23. It has been gratifying to have so many residents come to these meetings already informed but ready to discuss the finer details.
Upper Arlington officials said 2015 will represent the fourth consecutive year in which the city will pay less for its employee health-care coverage than it did in 2011.