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UA City Council race

Incumbents: City services, better communication are key

Two Upper Arlington City Council incumbents are seeking re-election Nov. 3 in a field of five that includes three challengers.

Learning on the fly

The Blackhawk, which is used mainly for troop transport and medical evacuation, is based at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base. Watch a video of the Blackhawk perform maneuvers at the event.
Nov. 3 election

Challengers: District infrastructure needs attention

Upper Arlington residents Mindy Lambert and Christopher Swartz are the challengers in a five-way race for three seats on the Upper Arlington Board of Education on Nov. 3.

Upper Arlington Library

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

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.
School notes

Assessments will produce cost estimates of needed work

This is an incredibly important time for our schools and our community. We are beginning an unprecedented process to ensure we have a wise, long-term financial plan in place for our facilities and that our learning environments are appropriate for today's students and generations of students to come.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Thief steals $37,800 worth of keepsake jewelry

An Upper Arlington woman this week told police several pieces of keepsake jewelry were missing from her residence.
Lifetime Achievement Award

Armstrong honored by state finance association

Upper Arlington's longtime finance director was honored last month with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association's annual conference.
Issue 14

ADAMH seeks to pass renewal levy on November ballot

The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County will return to voters this year seeking support for a five-year, 2.2-mill renewal levy to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Grandview's Great Pumpkin Run 5K now in its 37th year

The streets of Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff often seem to be as full of runners and walkers as they are vehicles.

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City notes

Some park plans proceed, tennis court decisions pending

The city is proceeding with plans to implement several components within the Northam Park Master Plan -- namely, a new playground and passive park space in the southwest corner that will incorporate rain garden features to address stormwater and drainage issues and replacing Tremont Pool.

Boy Scout Troop 555 celebrates 50 years in UA

An Upper Arlington-based Boy Scout troop that's sought to develop leadership skills among thousands of members will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month.
A Portable Theatre

Ghost stories will invoke old-time radio broadcasts

Ghost stories dating from the mid- to late 19th century will be performed in a format popular in the early to middle 20th century for 21st century audiences throughout central Ohio.

Community focus reflected in new NNEMAP mural

The focus of the NNEMAP Food Pantry has always been on helping the community, first out of a house on Dennison Avenue, then in the basement of an old church in the Short North area of Columbus and now in a converted VFW hall at 677 11th Ave. near the state fairgrounds.

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