Archives for August 2015

Dr. Friedrich und Anna-Marie Kaufmann – Iron Wedding Anniversary

Golden Wedding Rings - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / montegoCongratulations to Dr. Friedrich und Anna-Marie Kaufmann in Oberursel who are celebrating their Iron (65th) Wedding Anniversary today!

Musical Breakfast at the Museum

Blue musical notes - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / OrsonAs part of the Orscheler Sommer series of events, a musical breakfast “Frühschoppen” is being held in the courtyard of the Vortaunusmuseum on Sunday, 16th August, 2015 at 11am.

The music is being provided by Miss Zippy & The Blues Wail.

Entry is free.

Flea Market in the Adenauerallee

Flea Market - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / photoflorenzoThe monthly flea market in the Adenauerallee in Oberursel will take place on Saturday, 15h August 2015 between 7am and 1pm.

The flea market starts at the end of the pedestrian zone and continues the length of the Adenauerallee and over the railway lines towards Bommersheim. One part also takes place in the Nassauer Straße next to the U-Bahn tracks.

To get there by train take either the line U3 or S5 to Oberursel’s main station.


Photos of the 7th Oberursel Feyerey

The 7th Oberursel Feyerey was held on Saturday 1st August und Sunday 2nd August, 2015.

Saturday started with a procession of the performers and market stall holders taking part, after which the event was formally opened by Fountain Queen Christina II. and Mayor Hans-Georg Brum.

As the Brunnenmeister Jürgen did not say anything to the crowd from the stage, he was taken off to be the first person of the day to experience the water guillotine.

(Click on the photos to enlarge them)

Anneliese Schutz – 95th Birthday

Happy Birthday - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / flamingoladyCongratulations to Frau Anneliese Schutz of Oberursel who is 95 years old today.

Driver on drugs caught by police check

A Kawasaki motorcyclist was stopped by police on the Hohemarkstraße on Wednesday, 5th August, 2015. The 33-year-old was found to be driving without a driving license, with false number plates, and under the influence of drugs. He can expect “extensive” criminal charges.

Obergasse closed for two weeks

The Obergasse in Oberursel will be closed from Monday, 10th August, until Friday, 21st August, 2015 in front of house number 1 to allow for work on underground pipes to take place.

Bernhard und Renate Rosenberger – Golden Wedding Anniversary

Golden Wedding Rings - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / montegoCongratulations to Bernhard und Renate Rosenberger in Oberstedten who are celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary today!

A weekend of fun for everyone at the station

This weekend (7th-9th August, 2015) sees an unusual and exciting event take place at Oberursel’s station.  As part of the Orscheler Sommer events, local residents, clubs and companies have got together to organise a weekend to “play and get to know each other”.

Already, three lorry loads of sand have been delivered to make a temporary sand pit for children to play in.

The fun starts on Friday with sand castle building from 10am.  In the afternoon from 3pm onwards there will be boule, coffee and cakes, and music.  The Eastend Jazzband start at 3pm, followed by Stormin’ Norman at 4.30pm. [Read more…]

U-Bahn replaced with buses at weekend

Due to work taking place on the line, the U-Bahn U3 will be replaced with buses in the coming days as follows:

Thursday, 6th August & Friday, 7th August: between Oberursel Bahnhof and Hohemark

Saturday, 8th August & Sunday, 9th August: between Weißkirchen Ost and Hohemark.

Bus stops are situated near the platforms along the route.

Currently the main S-Bahn tunnel in Frankfurt is also closed for signalling work, so that the S5 trains terminate either at Frankfurt-Rödelheim or Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof.  They are not stopping at Frankfurt-West, Messe or Galluswarte between 10pm and 5am.

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