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District's busing cuts earn residents' ire

About 80 people attended the New Albany-Plain Local School District's public meeting Dec. 11 about the elimination of busing for students who live within two miles of the school they attend.
Year in review

Plain Township's progress offset by fire-levy failure

Plain Township hired four full-time firefighters and added new fire department equipment, but a rejected fire levy made the most ripples in 2014.
Year in review

New builds, new jobs made 2014 merry for city leaders

New Albany's expansion of its city-center landscape and the addition of 1,600 jobs to its business parks were among the local highlights of 2014.
Police beat

New Albany: Vehicle stolen from driveway, others burglarized

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a Honda sport-utility vehicle, which was taken between 6:30 and 7:40 p.m. Dec. 5 from a driveway in the 5000 block of Snider Loop Road.

Longtime council clerk retires, could come back part-time

Betty Bosko, who has worked as New Albany City Council clerk since 1996, retired at the end of November.

Neighbors in the news

New Albany residents Elizabeth and Isabelle Campbell were awarded prizes in Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' eighth annual Gingerbread Competition.

Coming up

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Business news

Mount Carmel New Albany has received a Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for patient experience for the ninth consecutive year.

ARB approves patio at Hudson 29 eatery

The New Albany Architectural Review Board on Dec. 8 voted 6-0 to approve a certificate of appropriateness for an outdoor patio at Hudson 29, the new Cameron Mitchell restaurant at 260 Market St.

New Albany-Plain Local school board delays transportation cuts

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Dec. 15 voted unanimously to delay transportation cuts until March 31.

Living Water slates local performances

Columbus band Living Water will present its concert narrative, On a Night Like This, at area churches this month.

Coming up

New Albany Lions Club, Breakfast with Santa, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at New Albany Gardens & Care Center, 5691 Thompson Road. Cost is $5, $2 for children under age 10 and free for those under age 5. Take out items are available. Proceeds will benefit the club's charitable projects.
Failed levy fallout

Trustee: Reductions in fire services are likely

The Plain Township trustees on Dec. 17 are expected to approve a list of cuts for the fire department because of the failure of Issue 41 in the Nov. 4 general election.

Singing for the season

East-side community authority in the works

New Albany City Council members plan to create a community-authority tax-assessment district in the Licking County portion of its International Personal Care and Beauty Campus and land south of state Route 161 designated for a future business campus.

City, Johnstown-Monroe tweaking tax-revenue deal

New Albany and the Johnstown-Monroe Local School District are amending an agreement for income-tax-revenue sharing in the International Personal Care and Beauty Campus, formerly known as New Albany's Business Park East.

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