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Girl Scouts donate to Star House

St. Agatha Girl Scout Troop 2282 recently sponsored a school toiletry drive to benefit homeless teens in Columbus. All donated items went to The Star House, which gives homeless teens a safe place to visit, eat meals, do laundry, shower and get social work services.

Coming up

Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Division, Music in the Parks, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in June and July at the Amelita Mirolo Barn at Sunny 95 Park, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane. This free concert series takes place outdoors on the UA Arts Stage. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. In the event of rain, the concert will be inside the Amelita Mirolo Barn. Scheduled performers include: June 25, Time Out; July 9, Chamber Music Connection; July 16, Hired Hands with Camp Rock; and July 23, Jazz in July with Columbus Jazz Orchestra.

Out of the elements

Fancyburg Park

Foundation withdrew funds after city 'changed course'

Members of a group that had pledged $150,000 to build baseball fields at Fancyburg Park said this week they withdrew the proposal after a late change of plans by city officials.

City awards $7.8M contract for Tremont Road project

Work to reconstruct Tremont Road is expected to begin next month after Upper Arlington City Council approved an approximately $7.8 million contract for the project's first phase.

OSU Wexner breaks ground on UA health center

Hailing it as a prelude to improved health for Upper Arlington and surrounding communities, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center officials broke ground Tuesday, June 23, on a new comprehensive health care center.

Landing book contract was a 'dream come true'

Romance is in the air for Upper Arlington High School graduate Jodi Rotondo as she celebrates the release of her debut historical romance series.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Police charge two with heroin possession

Upper Arlington police made two heroin arrests within hours of each other June 16, including one that led to a local man being charged with dealing the drug.

Shutt remembered as friend, community activist

Family and friends of Mark Shutt, a fixture at Upper Arlington public meetings and events, recalled his commitment to community last week after his unexpected death June 15 at age 62.
Guest column

Respect, civility still needed even when opinions differ

We all care about our community. We all have an opinion. Public involvement and participation is a longtime tradition in Upper Arlington and we should be proud of the level of interest and involvement our fellow citizens take in the issues that affect them.

Alumni association to honor three UAHS graduates

The Upper Arlington Alumni Association will present its annual Outstanding and Distinguished Alumnus awards to three graduates at its Independence Day Party in the Park.
School notes

Strategic plan jumps from ideas to implementation

What a busy and exciting time it is here in Upper Arlington schools!

Songs for superheroes

Superhero Songs and Stories.

Attorney acting as mediator in confidential Fancyburg talks

Representatives of both opponents and supporters of a proposal to build new baseball fields at Fancyburg Park are expected to meet again with a mediator to help resolve their differences, but the public won't be privy to their discussions.

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