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Bob Crane Community Center Construction Update

Notice of Extended Construction Hours Wednesday, November 8, Weather Permitting A heads up that construction activities at the Bob Crane Community Center will begin at approximately 4 am on the morning of Wednesday, November 8, to accommodate a significant concrete pour at the site. Every effort will be made to reduce lighting and noise impacts on the surrounding area. Work…

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Columbus Monthly Special Section

UA Featured in Columbus Monthly Special Section

The November 2023 edition of Columbus Monthly Magazine is showcasing the Upper Arlington community with a special section that highlights why this is such a transformative time for our community. From the City’s perspective, we are continuing to reinvest in our streets, sidewalks, parks and public facilities at record levels, and recently began construction on the Bob Crane Community Center…

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Pumpkin Recycle

Bring Us Your Pumpkins!

Don’t throw away your pumpkins, compost them! From November 1-December 8, our Public Service team will have special containers available at Fancyburg Park for our annual pumpkin composting program. Simply toss your pumpkins into the containers and they will be transported to a compost facility. Please make sure you have removed any non-organic decorations, candles or materials from the pumpkins…

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Leaf Compost

So Many Leaves… What should I do with them?

UA is proud to be a Tree City USA, a designation that we’ve held for over 30 years. Trees enhance the aesthetics of our streets and neighborhoods, filter the air, and help keep our community several degrees cooler in the summer months. One by product of a healthy urban forest, however, is the increasing amount of leaf debris that needs…

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Pumpkin Patrol Officer Goodman

Preparing for Beggar’s Night with the Pumpkin Patrol

The Halloween decorations adorning homes in UA each year hold their own against the Christmas holidays. From houses covered in eerie cobwebs to porches decorated with jack-o-lanterns, gravestones in front yards to flying witches hanging from trees, by the time Beggar’s Night actually rolls around, children are practically dying with anticipation to put on their costumes and head out for…

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Golf Cart

Council Approves Amendments to Under Speed Vehicle Legislation

In 2019, City Council passed legislation concerning under speed vehicles, including golf carts. As a result, these vehicles must meet various Ohio Department of Public Safety standards – such as having working lights, seatbelts, adequate brakes, windshields, and rear-view mirrors. The vehicles must be titled and registered in compliance with Ohio Revised Code, must be inspected and approved for use…

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Golden Bear Scare

UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare

6-9 pm, Monday, October 16-Wednesday, October 18 Smith Nature Park Smith Nature Park passersby have no doubt noticed a chill in the air, as a host of goblins and ghouls begin to emerge from the depths of the forest in readiness for the UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare. Held from 6-9 pm, Monday through Wednesday, October 16-18, the Golden…

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Chambers Mic

Leadership UA Candidates Night

VIEW THE CANDIDATES NIGHT FORUM VIDEO HERE Link: //us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/cxDcx3buU4WGkC9XwplPmu7OJKqy0i-qINZGXgtFcMv7qDV20ctK7Q0XPy3FeS09.hOQr0DOEQbyPW-Aq Passcode: LM0+n2?F The November 7 election will be here before we know it and finding time to learn about the candidates and issues coming before voters can be a challenge. But never fear…thanks to Leadership UA, Upper Arlington voters can do much of their pre-election homework at one time. This year’s…

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Mayors Court

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October 9 am-1 pm Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 The City’s Mayor’s Court and Police Division have partnered together to host a series of Warrant Forgiveness Days, every Thursday during the month of October. Between the hours of 9 am-1 pm on October 5, 12, 19 and 26, attending individuals with existing traffic or…

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest Just Around the Corner

1-5 pm, Sunday, October 1 Fancyburg Park Get ready to embrace vibes of autumn by joining UA Parks & Rec for a jolly time at this year’s Fall Fest, taking place at Fancyburg Park on Sunday, October 1, from 1-5 pm. This year's Fall Fest is taking things up a notch by combining a pumpkin patch with an NFL tailgate!…

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Household Hazardous Waste

SWACO Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Each year, the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) hosts a series of collection days in partnership with local communities, enabling residents to safely rid their home of unwanted household hazardous wastes. Two dates are on the horizon: 8 am-1 pm, Saturday, September 23 – 3226 Kingston Avenue in Grove City 8 am-2 pm, Saturday, October 7 – Westerville…

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Community Event

UA Civic Association’s Neighbors Night Out

5-10 pm, Saturday, September 30 Tremont Center A UA Civic Association tradition from when the community was first developing has been taken off the shelf and reformatted for today’s residents. Neighbors Night Out promises a fun evening for the family, while also serving as a “welcome mat” for newer members of our community, so that they can meet their neighbors, and…

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Emergency Plan

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is an observance held each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The theme this year is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3,” with a focus on preparing older adults for disasters. It seems that we hear of some new disaster befalling a community or region…

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Mosquito Truck

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Upper Arlington North

Evening and Overnight Hours of Thursday, September 14, Weather Permitting We have been advised by Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) of their plans to conduct mosquito spraying in Upper Arlington North (all areas north of McCoy Road) during the evening and overnight hours of Thursday, September 14, weather permitting. The decision to spray has resulted from some mosquitoes in area…

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Golf FirstTee

Nationwide Children’s Golf Championship

Enjoy some golf spectating the week of September 18, as the Nationwide Children’s Golf Championship–the third of four stops in the Korn Ferry Tour finals–returns to The Ohio State University Golf Club. The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship plays a pivotal role in determining who will earn PGA TOUR membership for the upcoming season. And with three out of four PGA…

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