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Upper Arlington

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

Congratulations, Carolyn!

UAPA congratulates Carolyn Casper on her recent election to Upper Arlington City Council.

Carolyn Casper for UA City Council

Carolyn Casper photoCarolyn Casper has been a valued member of UAPA's Executive Board for a number of years and her fellow Board members support her candidacy for UA City Council. Two of our long-term board members, Melissa and Herb Hedden comment:

The Scoop on Mindy Lambert, UA School Board Candidate.

This article is reprinted courtesy of the author, John Perry:

Mindy Lambert came to our door one recent evening. When I answered, she thrust a 5.5 x 8.5 color glossy card in my hand, said she was running for school board, gave a quick smile and turned and left without waiting for a reply. So I did a little research...

Northam Park Redevelopment

The planned redevelopment of Northam Park has created quite a bit of controversy. Issues such as placement of the tennis courts and removal of large numbers of mature trees have many UA residents concerned. If you want to know more, read the following:

Take the UAPA Survey!

Help UAPA become a better organization. Please take our 10-question survey by May 3, 2015. Thanks!


How Cuts in State Taxes Will Cost YOU Money

Robbing Peter to pay … Who?

Thanks to the Kasich administration policy of eliminating the estate tax and cutting funding for local government, Upper Arlington may never be the same.  The duty of supporting our city is falling directly on our shoulders. And it is a heavy burden as cuts threaten the reasons why we choose to live in our lovely town.

Story Archive - 2013

Stories occurring during 2013, including UA City Council and School Board elections (Carol Mohr won a seat on the School Board).

Register for Blue Brunch on November 17 - Ed Fitzgerald! Entertainment! Silent Auction!

UAPA's 3rd Annual Blue Brunch featuring Ed Fitzgerald

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UAPA September Newsletter

This month's newsletter features:

This Wednesday's (September 25) meeting with administrators from UA Schools. Find out more about the status and prospects of the schools, including the replacement levy, Issue 52.

Our members, Carolyn Casper and Carol Mohr who are running for UA City Council and the UA School Board.

Book Club selections for September, Reducing Gun Violence in America and October, Citizenville.

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Carolyn Casper for Upper Arlington City Council

Carolyn Casper photoMeet Carolyn Casper, who is running for UA City Council. Carolyn is passionate about Upper Arlington and is very familiar with Council and how it works. She is an interested UA citizen who regularly attends Council meetings to keep informed about its operation and effectiveness. 

Carolyn is a UA native with strong ties to the community. She raised three daughters in Arlington as a single parent. UA has been home to her family for 60 years, and the Casper family has a long history of service to this community. 

Carolyn is a former state examiner with the Ohio Auditor's Office and was a Social Program Administrator with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. She is an ardent advocate for our schools, having served on many committees over the years, introducing the Child Assault Program to the UA schools and serving on PTO boards at all levels.

Along with three other women, Carolyn raised private funds for the beautification of the front of the High School. She also served on the committee that raised money to build the new football stadium. She has worked on every school levy campaign for the last 30 years. Carolyn is a graduate of Leadership UA and currently serves on the board as well as serving on the board of the UA Alumni Association.


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