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Giant Eagle gets OK to become liquor agency

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control ruled last week that the Giant Eagle Market District at Kingsdale Center will be permitted to become a state liquor agency, the second in Upper Arlington.

City earns Energy Savers grant for lighting project

Upper Arlington residents and businesses recently helped their community earn a $90,000 grant to install energy-efficient lighting at the Northam Park parking lot.
United German Singing Societies of Central Ohio

Concert will celebrate Germanic heritages in song

Five prominent central Ohio singing groups that honor their German and Swiss heritages by performing music from those cultures will join together for their second Grand Concert Oct. 5.

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

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College notes

* Shelby Delp of Upper Arlington graduated from Ohio University at its May 2014 commencement, earning a degree in business economics. She will pursue a master's degree at OU this fall.
City notes

Partnerships helped city earn grant award from AEP

Early this summer, we put out a broad invitation to the community to participate in the Upper Arlington AEP Ohio Energy Savers Program.

New mural, trees spruce up Windermere grounds

Occasional graffiti gave way to a large, colorful mural at Upper Arlington's Windermere Elementary School, thanks to a group of Upper Arlington High School students.
Middle school fundraiser

'Bear packs' ready to roam in Upper Arlington

Golden bears will soon be creeping around Upper Arlington each night, congregating in one yard for a night and a day, then moving on the next under cover of darkness.
Cole's Warriors

Mother: 1 pill, 1 time brought son's death

Life will never be the same for the family and friends of Cole Ryan Smoot.
Oct. 5 at Civic Park

Obstacle race will benefit Hope For The Warriors

Reynoldsburg is sponsoring a Heroes for Heroes 5K Obstacle Race, hoping to attract groups from throughout central Ohio for muddy fun and challenging obstacles.

Photographer trying to kick-start tiny cookbook

A tiny cookbook for little children is Catherine Murray's big ambition.
School notes

Latest UA state report card reflects significant progress

If you have been reading the news the last few weeks, you are aware that the Ohio Department of Education released its local report cards for the 2013-14 school year.

Zakaria headlines opening lecture of Jefferson Series

The New Albany Community Foundation's next Jefferson Series will begin with journalist Fareed Zakaria on Oct. 14 at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 W. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

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