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Enjoying her work

She and her husband, Christopher, also an illustrator, used music and games to interact with students and help them learn to write and illustrate their own books. The Canyons both attended the Columbus College of Art and Design and live in Columbus.

City's police dispatchers receive new, 3-year contract

Upper Arlington's police dispatchers have a new contract in place that spells out raises ranging from 2 percent to 2.75 percent over three years.
Strategic plan

Final draft to be presented to school board Dec. 9

The Upper Arlington Board of Education will see a final draft of a strategic plan Dec. 9 that school district leaders are still tweaking.

CCT to stage 'Pageant'

Columbus Children's Theatre will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Nov. 28-Dec. 21, in its Park Street Theatre.
City notes

New provider now handling city's trash collection

Effective Monday, Dec. 1, you may notice that the solid waste trucks used to service our community have a different logo on their sides.

Holiday Happiness returns to library Dec. 6

A visit from Santa, musical performances by local students, a gingerbread-house competition and traditional song standards will return to the Upper Arlington Public Library Dec. 6 as it hosts its 43rd annual Holiday Happiness event.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.

Winter Festival to be held Dec. 5 at Mallway Park

Horse-drawn carriage rides, ice sculptures and the lighting of a holiday tree will be among the highlights of this year's Upper Arlington Winter Festival.

College notes

Wittenberg University student Sabrina Davis of Upper Arlington participated in the university's ninth annual Make a Difference Day, participating in Mini-Witt, a daylong program in which more than 70 local students in grades K-6 spent the day on campus learning from and working with current Wittenberg students.

CSG applauds National Merit honorees

Nine students at Columbus School for Girls were recognized by the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program.

Making marks

Arav Fernandes, a second-grade student at St. Andrew Elementary School, was awarded second place in the Math Wizard Challenge at the Ohio Expo Center Sunday, Nov. 9. The spelling bee-style competition included a sudden death finish, during which the final two contestants competed to solve the most subtraction problems in one minute.

Stivers' office set as Toys for Tots site

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Columbus) has announced that his 15th District office at 3790 Municipal Way in Hilliard will serve as a drop-off site for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

Upper Arlington Library

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Police reports

Upper Arlington: Friend takes man's car, cash while he's asleep

An Upper Arlington man reported a friend stole his car and cash while he was asleep between 1 and 1:33 a.m. Nov. 20.

Local Guardsman seeks UA-sponsored Honor Flight

An Upper Arlington man who served his country during wars in Iraq and Afghanistan now is on a mission to raise local funds to fly military veterans to Washington, D.C., where they would visit war memorials and share their stories.

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