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Larson's Toys and Games

Owner retiring, will close popular UA store

An old-fashioned Upper Arlington toy store that has sold classic, hands-on playthings to generations of children will close its doors in January -- or possibly sooner, if the stock is sold before then.

City to sell land at Kingsdale to OSU Wexner

The city of Upper Arlington has agreed to sell 5.53 acres it owns at Kingsdale Shopping Center to Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, which plans to build a medical facility there.
Year in review

Top stories: Issue 23, MSC zoning spat, frigid winter

A victorious vote to invest in local infrastructure, a ground battle at City Hall and a frigid winter that tested resources and resolve were among the top stories of 2014 in Upper Arlington.
Parks and rec programs

The FUNd now available to offset activities fees

Upper Arlington officials are seeking to bolster a relatively new scholarship program designed to help families with financial constraints ensure their children can participate in local activities.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Man charged with stealing clothes from department store

A Columbus man was charged with felony theft after allegedly attempting to steal shirts, coats, shoes and underwear from a department store.
City notes

Common-sense tips will help keep holidays safe

Having just viewed a funny-cum-sad post on a friend's Facebook page of the family Christmas tree after it spent a night alone with their son's cat, my thoughts went first to our feline bundle of joy, Spike, and my gratitude that he has, to date, left our holiday decorations unscathed.
Operation Christmas Tree

UA seventh-grader continuing family project

'Tis the season for tinsel and twinkling lights, but for many needy families, a Christmas tree may be last on their lists.


The Upper Arlington city manager's office budget for 2015 is $770,175 and for 2014 was $728,178. The UA city attorney's office budget for 2015 is $739,769, and for 2014 was $742,335.

Neighbors in the news

Jane Higgins Marx, a family wealth and estate planning attorney with the firm Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP, has been appointed to the newly created Franklin County Guardianship Service Board.

Freshman Dinner Dance set

The Freshman Dinner Dance Club invites all freshmen to participate in a long-standing Upper Arlington tradition.

Northwest UMC concert set for morning of Dec. 21

The Northwest United Methodist Church will present the Oratorio de Noel, a 19th century choral composition written by Camille Saint-Saens, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.

Upper Arlington Library

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

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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.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High School

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