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    Vanessa Ward takes boxes of documents to the shredder during the Golden Bear Shred Day/Food and Clothing Drive at Upper Arlington High School on Saturday, April 12.

    Ready to shred

    Proceeds from the event, sponsored by Hyre & Associates and Herb Gillen Advertising, went to help the Upper Arlington High School PTO.

UAFD to continue hydrant flushing through April 26

The Upper Arlington Fire Division will conduct its annual fire hydrant flushing through April 26.

City Council asked to stand its ground on gun ban

Although Upper Arlington officials maintain they must allow firearms to be carried openly in city parks in order to follow state law, a longtime resident asked them Monday to stand their ground and petition state lawmakers for the right to keep guns out of public areas.
Traffic control

Project goal: 'More green time' on Lane Avenue

Upper Arlington city officials have launched a new project to improve traffic flow on Lane Avenue through signal coordination.

UA resident earns Caregiver Champion award

A New Albany woman, community activist and breast cancer survivor who works to bring comfort and cures to others fighting various forms of the disease, is the 2014 Stefanie's Champion of Hope.
Police beat

Items taken from unlocked vehicles

Upper Arlington police are investigating a half-dozen reports of thefts that occurred between April 9 and April 13, all involving vehicles that were left unlocked.
City notes

UACA will be making the rounds for The Walk

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Volunteer UA Expo at the Tremont Library, one of UA's finest volunteer-run community service groups will be making the rounds to our homes and neighborhoods, seeking financial support for the many community programs and special events it brings to life each year.
Small Business Community Heroes

ThisWeek, Direct Energy to recognize community service

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first-ever Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are being accepted until May 29. The online nomination form can be found by visiting directenergy.com/heroes.

Principals leaving UAHS, Barrington Elementary School

The Upper Arlington school district is seeking new principals at the high school and at Barrington Elementary School.
School notes

Work teams delve into district planning process

Of all the firsts I have experienced in my 10 months in Upper Arlington, I am most excited about the opportunity that stands before our school district now.

Kinnear Road will close April 21 at North Star and Waltham roads

Starting Monday, April 21, Kinnear Road in Upper Arlington will be closed to traffic east of the intersection with North Star and Waltham roads as the city continues preparations for construction of a roundabout.
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