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Events, history and issues specific to the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington.

UA Library Bond Issue (Issue 4) Explained

libraryThe $25 million bond levy that the Library is seeking on May 5 will provide for the rehab of the Main Library and the Lane Road branch to address critical health, safety, and energy savings issues.
 
The funds will permit the Library to reconfigure space to give patrons:

• an expanded reference department
• a space loaded with technology, music, and furniture suitable for teens

Support Ted Celeste at the Next District Dialogue This Thursday!

tPlease support our State Representative Ted Celeste at his next District Dialogue for his "State of the State" presentation. The event will be held on Thursday, February 26, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Grandview Middle School, 1240 Oakland Heights Avenue.

3rd Annual Salsa Party for Mary Jo Kilroy

 

Please join us for a night of Salsa music and dancing in support of

Mary Jo Kilroy

Representative from Ohio’s 15th Congressional District

 

3rd Annual Salsa Party – Thursday, February 19th at BoMA
583 East Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215
Sponsor Reception: 5:30 pm General Reception: 6:00 pm Music: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
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Congresswoman Kilroy Makes Good on Campaign Promises, Republicans Attack

With only a short time in Congress, Mary Jo Kilroy is already making good on her promise to help middle class Americans. Her voting record on middle class issues is stellar. Here it is compared to some Ohio Republican representatives:

Yard sign initiative: what a great response!

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UA Progressive Action focus of Associated Press story

Democrats target Ohio GOP suburban stronghold


EDITOR'S NOTE — What makes Ohio, the nation's seventh-largest state, a swing state? One in a series of regular stories profiling regions of Ohio and swing areas within the state.

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
Associated Press Writer

Economic redevelopment vs. private property rights

On W. Lane, two homes will likely be replaced by two 6,500-sq ft buildings to house restaurants, stores and offices. The developer, Metropolitan Partners, needs the approval of BZAP to build on a site less than 70 percent of the required 1 acre. Source: Columbus Dispatch

Missing Your UA for Obama Sign? You're Not Alone!

The sign wars begin . . . already.

We report with regret that many of the UA for Obama signs already have been stolen since their debut in the city on June 22nd. This is a problem that we expect to continue and worsen as we approach the general election.

Join the Family Fun and Come to the 4th Annual UAPA Picnic at Fancyburg Park!

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Make plans now to attend UAPA's 4th annual family picnic on Sunday, June 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Be prepared for an afternoon of live entertainment, popular picnic food (including vegetarian options), children's activities and good conversation!

Sign up for the picnic!

Mark your calendars for these upcoming UAPA and Community Events!

Sunday, June 22 Fourth Annual UAPA Picnic in the Park, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Please note new location!
Fancyburg Park, Kioka Road

Friday, July 4 UAPA July 4th Parade Watching, 9:00 a.m.
We’ll gather near the corner of Northwest Boulevard and Brandon Roads. Look for the blue banner -- we’ll have the coffee and doughnuts ready!

Saturday, August 2 UAPA Second Annual Garage Sale
Corner of Ridgecliff and Redding road
Start saving your gently used household items to donate!
More details to follow!

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