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New Albany-Plain Local school board approves list of contingency cuts

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Oct. 13 unanimously approved a list of cuts that would be made if Issue 3 fails in the Nov. 4 election.

New Albany High School evacuated after bomb threat found in girls bathroom

New Albany High School students were evacuated at 1 p.m. Oct. 14 after a bomb threat was found written on a wall inside a girls bathroom.
19th House District

Gonzales tested by Johnston, Monnin

Incumbent Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) of the 19th Ohio House District will face two challengers, Westerville Democrat Michael Johnston and New Albany Libertarian Chad Monnin, on the Nov. 4 ballot.
PBJ therapy horse

Rocky's road leads to Pataskala farm

Rocky might not look like a therapist, with his big brown eyes and long blond hair, but the 12-year-old horse has been helping PBJ Connections of Pataskala diagnose children's mental-health issues for the past four years.
New Albany High School

Four seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Four New Albany High school seniors last month were named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists and five were designated as commended scholars.
Police beat

New Albany: OVIs were among recent citations

The New Albany Police Department arrested several people for OVI late last month and early this month.

Volunteer of the Year nominations sought

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News are seeking nominations for the third annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award.

Annual Night Moves concert slated Oct. 26

Seasonal music will be in play during the New Albany Arts Council's fifth annual Night Moves concert Sunday, Oct. 26.

Former addict assists others through jobs program

After losing everything to drugs, Dan Hurst got clean and used a $5 loan to rebuild his life and -- eventually -- to teach job skills to central Ohio's special-needs community.
York Golf Club

Golf course adjusts, adapts in 90th year

It is difficult to ignore Chuck Dahn as he ambles throughout the hallways and rooms of the York Golf Club's clubhouse.

Fun at the firehouse

Plain Township

Fire levy would facilitate equipment upgrades

Plain Township officials say the 2-mill fire levy request on the Nov. 4 ballot would help maintain staffing levels, replace equipment and provide upgrades to the 17-year-old fire station.

District continues to seek feedback on contingency cuts

New Albany-Plain Local officials said they have received feedback from community members regarding proposed cuts if the school district's levy requests are rejected in the November general election.

Organizations team up to improve group homes

The Melissa's House Foundation, a Columbus-based nonprofit organization, will partner with the Community Housing Network to further both groups' missions.
Police beat

New Albany: Oct. 2 brings flood of vehicle break-in reports from residents

New Albany police officers last week responded to eight reports of vehicle break-ins in one day.

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