Archives for May 2014

Car flipped over on the Kanonenstraße

Monday evening (26th May, 2014) saw another accident on the Kanonenstraße.  A Ford Ranger, being driven by a 50-year-old from Schmitten was travelling up the hill Oberursel towards the Sandplacken.

At the 6.3km point at the end of a left-hand bend the driver appears to have lost control of the vehicle, which police suggest may be due to travelling too fast on the wet road.  The car skidded of the road, hitting the crash barrier and flipping over, injuring the driver and causing €21,000 of damage.

Hermann and Alice Gaiser – Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Golden Wedding Rings - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / montegoCongratulations to Hermann and Alice Gaiser in Oberstedten who are celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary today!

Accident on the Kanonenstraße

An accident on the Kanonenstraße between the Sandplacken and Applausekurve left one person injured and caused €9,000 of damage on Monday morning (26th May, 2014).

The 20-year-old driver of a VW Polo was travelling downhill from the Sandplacken just before 8am when her car skidded in a right-hand bend due to the road being wet.  She collided with a transporter travelling in the opposite direction, sustaining bruising and grazes in the process.

The 54-year-old driver of the Mercedes transporter was unhurt, but police closed the road off until 10.15am to allow the vehicles to be removed and the escaped fuel to be cleared up.

Harro and Wanda Junk – Golden Wedding Anniversary

Golden Wedding Rings - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / montegoCongratulations to Harro and Wanda Junk in Oberursel who are celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary today!

Friday night music at Musikhalle Portstraße

Blue musical notes - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / OrsonFriday night is music night at Musikhalle Portstraße, located near the U-Bahn stop “Altstadt”.

On Friday, 30th May, 2014, the “2nd Newcomer TV Night” is being held with the following bands playing:

  • Marie Wonder (Hard Rock)
  • The Munitors (Indi Brit Pop)
  • Two Minutes Union (Post Rock)
  • Sideeffect (Alternative Rock)

Doors open at 8pm for a 8.30pm start and entry costs €2.

Tuesday night cinema at Bluebox Portstraße

Cinema Reel - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / AnatolyMTuesday night is film night at Bluebox Portstraße, located near the U-Bahn stop “Altstadt”.

As the organisation is not a commercial cinema, they are not allowed to advertise which film will be shown in advance. For Tuesday, 27th May, 2014, we are told that it will be a romantic comedy. If you do want to know which film will be shown then call 06171 636930 and they will tell you.

The showing starts at 9pm.

3,000 step walk for senior citizens in Stierstadt

Group of Senior Citizens walking - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / micropixA 3,000 step walk for senior citizens is taking place in Stierstadt on Tuesday, 27th May, 2014.

To take part, be at the bus stop “Altes Rathaus” in Stierstadt at 3pm.

Ina Weiss – 90th Birthday

Happy Birthday - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / flamingoladyCongratulations to Frau Ina Weiss in Bommersheim who will be celebrating her 90th Birthday today.

Altkönigstraße partially closed in other direction

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Altkönigstraße will be closed between the Borkenberg and Gerhard-Hauptmann-Straße from Monday, 26th May until Monday, 30th Juni, 2014, to allow for work on underground pipes to take place.

The road will be re-opened in the other direction.

Road closures at the weekend

This weekend (24th/25th May, 2014) sees the annual “Autos in der Allee” take place, with cars both new and old on show in the centre of Oberursel.

On both days the following roads will be closed to traffic:

  • Adenauerallee
  • Henchenstraße
  • Oberhöchstadter Straße (between Austraße and the Adenauerallee)
  • Liebfrauenstraße (between Feldbergstraße and the Adenauerallee)

A diversion will be in operation with two-way traffic travelling along the one-way system in the Lindenstraße and Nassauer Straße.

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