More Upper Arlington News

Coming Up

Peace Corps is For All Ages, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Road. The program will feature three returning volunteers who will explain the application process and highlight two Peace Corps programs: short-term professional service and two-year service. For more information, email

College notes

* Area students named to the Ohio State dean's list for the summer 2016 include Curtis Dumond, Daniela Escamilla, James Gauch, Aashika Katapadi, Jason Lee, Merritt Ogle, Daniel Ray, Helena Rudoff, Kyle Schroeder, Kristin Stephensen, Valerie Thompson, Shuocun Yang, Yiting Zhou and Stephen Zu.

Library notes

* Drop-In Thursday Activity Club, 3 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17. Fourth-graders and older can drop in for crafts and games. No registration required.

Senior news

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. Annual dues are $15 or $20 for associate memberships or nonresidents. For more information, call 614-583-5320.
76 units on Riverside Drive

Plan in City Council's hands

More than 100 residents have signed petitions to challenge a recent decision to allow construction of a four-story, 76-unit apartment complex on Riverside Drive.
Search for new fire chief

Team named to review applications

As Upper Arlington's fire chief prepares to end his firefighting career this week, city officials continue to collect candidates for his replacement.
Fight against colorectal cancer

New loss makes Race for Hope more personal

Every year since Carleen Taylor established the Race for Hope in 2004, she's donned a T-shirt on race day bearing the names of people who have been lost to colorectal cancers.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Woman arrested after bogus 911 call

Upper Arlington police arrested a Columbus woman after she allegedly called 911 and falsely reported she had been robbed at gunpoint.

Elections officials: Ballot rigging 'incredibly difficult'

A few short weeks before Election Day, the Franklin County Board of Elections is in the midst of the massive process of ensuring that every registered voter can contribute to the tally.
Fundraising 5K

Family experience guides student capstone project

Upper Arlington High School senior Isabel Zats goes to great lengths to protect a family member who has been diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome.
School notes

District planning, review continue on several fronts

This fall has flown by and we've made great progress implementing the goals developed through our innovative strategic planning process.
Guest column

Residents can help plan unforgettable centennial

In March of 1918, the village of Upper Arlington, containing just a handful of residents living in a few houses north of Fifth Avenue, was formally incorporated. Back then, it was a treeless new development out on the edge of the city, far away from the factories and congestion of Columbus.
UAHS Spooktacular

Concert to aid Pearl Harbor trip

A first-of-its-kind concert this month by Upper Arlington High School's orchestras will celebrate Halloween and support 101 students who will perform in Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

UA trying to make connections

Upper Arlington officials are hoping a series of recent and planned projects will enhance connectivity within the city and with other communities, which also should foster more active lifestyles.
City Council campaign

Final-stretch focus is on communication

The two candidates vying for a three-year term on Upper Arlington City Council are making the final push in a campaign that will afford them just 53 days to garner votes.

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