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    Children's book illustrator Jeanette Canyon makes an enthusiastic point during a visit Friday, Nov. 21, to Greensview Elementary School in Upper Arlington.

    Enjoying her work

    She and her husband, Christopher, also an illustrator, used music and games to interact with students and help them learn to write and illustrate their own books. The Canyons both attended the Columbus College of Art and Design and live in Columbus.

City's police dispatchers receive new, 3-year contract

Upper Arlington's police dispatchers have a new contract in place that spells out raises ranging from 2 percent to 2.75 percent over three years.

Winter Festival to be held Dec. 5 at Mallway Park

Horse-drawn carriage rides, ice sculptures and the lighting of a holiday tree will be among the highlights of this year's Upper Arlington Winter Festival.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.

Holiday Happiness returns to library Dec. 6

A visit from Santa, musical performances by local students, a gingerbread-house competition and traditional song standards will return to the Upper Arlington Public Library Dec. 6 as it hosts its 43rd annual Holiday Happiness event.
Police reports

Friend takes man's car, cash while he's asleep

An Upper Arlington man reported a friend stole his car and cash while he was asleep between 1 and 1:33 a.m. Nov. 20.
City notes

New provider now handling city's trash collection

Effective Monday, Dec. 1, you may notice that the solid waste trucks used to service our community have a different logo on their sides.
Strategic plan

Final draft to be presented to school board Dec. 9

The Upper Arlington Board of Education will see a final draft of a strategic plan Dec. 9 that school district leaders are still tweaking.

Tremont Road reconstruction set to start in July 2015

Upper Arlington officials are ready to update residents and other stakeholders on their plans to begin rebuilding Tremont Road in 2015.

City parks director chosen to lead Metro Parks

Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Director Tim Moloney was tapped last week to lead central Ohio's seven-county Metro Parks system.
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