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City notes

Pre-election event will focus on candidates, issues

I have reflected before on the value the Leadership UA program brings to participants and the community as a result of the class projects that have benefited various worthy causes.

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

On the move

Martha Belury of Upper Arlington has received a 2014 Investigator Award from the American Society of Nutrition.

Church notes

Vocalists to visit Covenant for event.
If Issue 23 passes

Top city projects: Tremont rebuild, streets, bridges

Passage of Issue 23 on next month's ballot would allow Upper Arlington to move forward with the planned reconstruction of Tremont Road and continue the city's 2015 street maintenance program, according city officials.

City resident organizing campaign against Issue 23

An Upper Arlington resident is mounting a late push to organize opposition to the city's income tax increase request on the Nov. 4 ballot.

'Rodeo' helps hone firefighters' driving skills

Upper Arlington firefighters recently completed a two-week training program designed to sharpen their familiarity with emergency response vehicles and their skills in responding to fires and accidents under trying conditions.

Enterovirus is now in central Ohio, CDC confirms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the enterovirus D68 is present in central Ohio and is believed to have sickened many youngsters with upper respiratory illness.

Leadership UA to host 'Let's Talk Politics' Oct. 9

Leadership UA is inviting the community to "talk politics" at an Oct. 9 event designed to disseminate information about a local income tax initiative and about hopefuls running for Congress, the Ohio legislature and Franklin County offices.

Hayrides, cider, pumpkins are Fall Fest staples

Upper Arlington's annual ode to autumn will return to Fancyburg Park this month with pumpkin carving, a chili cook-off and more.
Fire Prevention Week

UA firefighters will put extra emphasis on safety

The Upper Arlington Fire Division will launch an awareness campaign next week about enhancing safety as part of its participation in National Fire Prevention Week.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Business reports theft of $20K in merchandise, cash

Upper Arlington police are continuing to investigate the theft of more than $20,000 worth of merchandise from a local Radio Shack.

District ready to unveil draft of new strategic plan

The Upper Arlington school district will roll out a rough draft of a new strategic plan at this month's board of education meeting.
'The Little Mermaid Jr.'

Jones students anticipate sold-out shows for musical

Jones Middle School students will journey Under the Sea as they bring the young mermaid Ariel and her underwater world to the stage in the Disney musical, The Little Mermaid Jr.

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