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Devon Pool repairs

New membrane, filtration system get city approval

Upper Arlington city officials hope spending more than $60,000 on a new PVC membrane system for Devon Pool will extend its life by at least a decade and reduce potential safety hazards for swimmers.

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

UA elementaries play for charity

A dodgeball tournament organized by Windermere Elementary school fifth-grader Max Gillum raised $3,100 for Faith Mission.

On the move

Steven C. Matson, M.D., was appointed section chief of Adolescent Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital and division chief at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, effective December 2014.

Local youth perform in CATCO's 'Jungle Book'

CATCO is Kids will present producing director Steven C. Anderson's adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book March 6-15 in the Riffe Center Studio Two Theatre.

Leadership UA panel set

Leadership Upper Arlington's annual Leadership Panel Night will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at The Commissary, 1400 Dublin Road.

Coming up

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State champions

The Bears won their first state championship since 2012 and the program's 10th overall.

DeCapua: Ohio needs to change PTO accrual, pay

An Upper Arlington City Council member has called for change in how paid time off is given to some public employees, even though he recently voted for new contracts that gives the city manager and city attorney six weeks of vacation time.

City driven to buy additional road salt at increased price

Ongoing winter weather last week forced the city to purchase another 1,000 tons of salt to help clear local roadways.

Chamber will open its annual expo to public

In an effort to expand its reach to the community, the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce is opening an annual business expo and awards ceremony to the public.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Vehicle goes airborne after crash at traffic circle

Upper Arlington police this week are investigating a weekend accident that left the driver of a car severely injured as he was ejected after crashing into a traffic circle at North Star and Waltham roads.


The city of Upper Arlington will provide an annual payment to eligible technology and healthcare businesses connected with business incubator organizations through the city's new Entrepreneur Program.
City notes

MORPC study presents central Ohio growth models

At a recent Upper Arlington City Council conference session, we were visited by Kerstin Carr, a planning representative of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, for an interesting presentation on what central Ohio might look like in the year 2050.

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