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School board reviews $7.5 million in potential cuts if ballot issue fails

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Sept. 22 reviewed $7.5 million in potential cuts if Issue 3 fails in the November general election.

Volunteers are crucial to Classic's success

The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day on Sept. 21 was attended by 15,000 people and raised an estimated $1.7 million for the Center for Family Safety and Healing, a nonprofit that partners with other organizations to stop family violence.

Roundabout opens at Market and Main

The roundabout at Market and Main streets opened Sept. 20 after nearly four months of construction, but city officials warned parts of it will be closed this fall as more features are added.
Police beat

New Albany: Residents warned to lock vehicles, remove valuables

The New Albany Police Department is investigating several thefts from motor vehicles.

Subdivision plans lead to some questions

The New Albany Planning Commission and New Albany City Council reviewed subdivision plans last week.

Turkey Hill store, gas station granted several variances

The New Albany Planning Commission on Sept. 15 approved a conditional-use permit, several variances and a final development plan for a Turkey Hill gasoline station and convenience store at the southeast corner of Johnstown Road and Woodcrest Way.

City Council OKs construction of Walnut leisure trail

New Albany City Council on Sept. 16 voted 5-0 to waive competitive-bidding requirements and authorize City Manager Joseph Stefanov to sign an agreement to build two sections of leisure trail on the north and south sides of Walnut Street, east of Bevelhymer Road.

District officials planning STEM trip to Hawaii

Thirty New Albany-Plain Local students in grades 8-12 will have the opportunity to study volcanoes in Hawaii in June 2015 as part of the district's third STEM Expedition course.

Local Rotary Club offering two exchange-student scholarships

The New Albany Rotary Club is offering two international scholarship opportunities for local students.

New Albany-Plain Local Report card shows some improvements

The New Albany-Plain Local School District met all 24 indicators on the Ohio Department of Education's state report card and improved one letter grade for the progress of students with disabilities, increasing from a D to a C.

Mother going extra miles to honor daughter's kidney donor

Lori Wilson says she has been told by her doctors that she has surpassed being a cat after using all nine lives -- they now call her a tiger.
Police beat

New Albany: Thefts reported from home, work site

The New Albany Police Department is investigating thefts and attempted thefts from construction sites and residences.

Veteran police officer injured in motorcycle accident

A 22-year veteran of the New Albany Police Department was injured seriously in a motorcycle accident Sept. 8.

SmartRide part of plan to add amenities

The Central Ohio Transit Authority's park-and-ride facility and SmartRide New Albany shuttle service to New Albany's business parks have been up and running since Sept. 2.

Best: Health center will emphasize preventive care

When Dr. Tom Best met Phil Heit five years ago, he thought, "This guy's onto something."

Zakaria headlines opening lecture of Jefferson Series

The New Albany Community Foundation's next Jefferson Series will begin with journalist Fareed Zakaria on Oct. 14 at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 W. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

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