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Lane Reconfiguration Design Selected for Redding Road

The City of Upper Arlington is moving forward with the next phase of the Redding Road resurfacing project budgeted for 2025 that includes new pavement surface and spot curb replacement. The need to reconfigure the area between Fishinger Road and Zollinger Road stemmed from concerns over speeding and safety as well as a desire to add multimodal options. To address…

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Two-Day Closure Planned for Kioka Avenue

A portion of Kioka Avenue, located south of Fishinger Road, will be closed on Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19 for infrastructure work. Construction crews working on Phase 2 of the Fishinger Road Reconstruction Project will be installing electrical conduit across the roadway for new traffic signals and streetlights, as well as pouring cement to stabilize the intersection. A…

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Addressing Panhandling Concerns

In recent weeks, we have observed an increase in panhandling throughout the Upper Arlington community. While panhandling itself is not illegal, we want to remind everyone of the city ordinance that restricts individuals from entering the roadway and obstructing traffic to accept cash, food, or other items from vehicles. Our Police Division along with UA CARES have been actively responding…

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Community Center August 22 Exterior Rendering

Bob Crane Community Center Fee Structure Public Meetings

As the physical construction of the Bob Crane Community Center continues, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department is building out its operations plans in readiness for opening day. This includes taking a deep dive into the equipment and materials needed to furnish and run the facility, mapping out hours of operation, programming, staffing, as well as developing a budget and…

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Stoner Peridontics Staff Honored for Life-Saving Actions

In a moment of crisis, seconds matter. Recently, the staff at Stoner Periodontics, a periodontal care and implantology practice located in Upper Arlington, demonstrated extraordinary courage and quick thinking that saved a patient's life. During a routine procedure in April 2024, the patient went into cardiac arrest, but thanks to the staff who noticed the early signs and immediately began…

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Mike Hamer Promoted to Facilities Manager

The City of Upper Arlington is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Hamer, currently serving as Aquatics Manager, to the position of Facilities Manager. In his new role, Hamer will work closely with Brian Mastin and take the lead on overseeing day-to-day operations of City offices and maintenance of all City-owned buildings, including the new Bob Crane Community Center…

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New U.S. Flag Retirement Box Available at Fire Station 72

Upper Arlington residents now have a convenient and respectful way to retire their worn and tattered American flags, thanks to a thoughtful donation from a local Eagle Scout candidate and Boy Scouts of America Troop 417. A new flag retirement box has been installed in the administrative lobby of Fire Station 72, providing a designated location for the proper disposal…

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Aquatic Facilities Temporarily Closed

Due to current air temperatures, Reed Road Water Park and Tremont Pool will close at 3 pm on Monday, June 10, 2024. Devon Pool will remain open under normal operating hours. Ensuring the safety of our residents and visitors is our top priority, and this decision is made with that in mind. We plan to reopen all swimming pools on…

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Kingsdale Parking Garage Construction Update

The Kingsdale Parking Garage construction team has been given permission to conduct a series of extended and overnight work sessions to complete several critical stages in the project. All planned extended hours are weather permitting. Rerouting of Electric Cables and New Electric Service Work will begin at approximately 10 pm and end no later than 6 am on the following…

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Pools Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather conditions, all City of Upper Arlington pools will be closed on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, for open swim hours. This includes Devon Pool, Tremont Pool, and Reed Road Water Park. Ensuring the safety of our residents and visitors is our top priority, and this decision is made with that in mind. We plan to reopen all…

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Fishinger Road Reconstruction Project to Close Several Residential Streets

The next phase of the Fishinger Road reconstruction project is set to begin, impacting several residential streets until early August. The project, which involves removing the roadway base on the south side of Fishinger Road, will begin near Mountview Road and move westward. This phase is part of ongoing efforts to stabilize the road and improve infrastructure. Street Closures: Ramsgate…

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Tire Take Back Events to Help Prevent Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Scrap tires pose a significant health risk to our community by creating ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which can carry deadly diseases such as the West Nile Virus. To address this pressing issue, the City of Columbus and Franklin County are hosting a series of tire take back events, providing residents with a convenient and free way to dispose of…

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Upper Arlington Police Division Promotes New Sergeant and Lieutenant

The Upper Arlington Police Division is proud to announce the promotion of two officers, recognizing their outstanding service and commitment to the Upper Arlington community. Lieutenant Jason Amweg and Sergeant Christopher Bibler have been promoted to new roles within the Division, showcasing their exceptional skills and leadership qualities. Lieutenant Jason Amweg brings a wealth of experience to his new role,…

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UAFD Welcomes New Firefighter/Paramedic

The Upper Arlington Fire Division is proud to welcome a new firefighter/paramedic into its ranks. Seth Ochs was sworn in on May 17, 2024, during a ceremony at Fire Station 72. Fire Chief Chris Zimmer was joined by City Manager Steve Schoeny and other Fire Division officials to administer the oath of office, marking the beginning of his journey with…

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Lock it, Hide it, Protect it: Tips to Prevent Property-Related Crimes

As the warmer seasons settle in, law enforcement agencies throughout Central Ohio regularly notice an uptick in property-related crimes. Among the most common offenses are car break-ins and thefts, often targeting vehicles left unlocked, valuables left visible, and garage doors left open. Fortunately, there are simple precautions residents can take to protect their belongings and minimize the risk of falling…

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