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Franklin Church slates Faith and Freedom Sunday

Franklin Church, 7171 Central College Road, will hold its annual Faith and Freedom Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, July 5.
Thompson Park

Electronic playground a draw for all ages

Residents of all ages appear to be enjoying the NEOS electronic playground equipment recently installed at Thompson Park by the New Albany Parks and Recreation Department.
New Albany-Plain Local

Sunnier financial forecast might alter levy plans

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on June 23 approved resolutions of necessity for three different operating levies after discussing a new fourth option -- avoiding the November ballot entirely.
Windsor subdivision

City to install traffic signal at intersection

Children from the Windsor subdivision should have an easier time crossing state Route 605 (also named High Street through New Albany) after a traffic signal is installed at the intersection with Chatham Green Drive.
Candidates for local elections

Spalding eyes mayor's office with Ferguson stepping aside

Nancy Ferguson said she is ready to step aside after serving 12 years as New Albany mayor.
Third-Grade Reading Guarantee

NAPL district: All third-graders will advance

The New Albany-Plain Local School District will promote all its third-graders into fourth grade this fall, according to district leaders.

Panel backs new sign for New Albany Road GetGo

Members of the Northland Community Council development committee had no problem with recommending approval for an updated gas-pricing sign for the GetGo store at 5463 New Albany Road.
Police beat

New Albany: Fraudulent loans attributed to ID theft

The New Albany Police Department is investigating three cases of identity theft, two of which involved personal information used to obtain loans:
Lettuce Work

Nonprofit sprouting future for those with autism

Like other parents of autistic teenagers, Esther Brody began to wonder about her son's future.

Buckeye 'backer will lead July 4 parade

Darron Lee, a 2013 New Albany High School graduate and a star redshirt sophomore linebacker for the Ohio State University football team, will serve as the grand marshal for this year's Fourth of July parade.

Retiring therapy dog helped K-1 children for 10 years

The New Albany K-1 building will have one fewer counselor when school resumes in August after Ms. Shirra retired earlier this month.

City takes first step to annex more land in Jersey Township

New Albany City Council approved an annexation agreement June 16 with Jersey Township for 140 acres north of state Route 161, south of Jug Street and between Harrison and Cobb roads.

'Shrek' junior musical set to open in two weeks

The Rose Run Players say they hope to teach their audience about life while learning a little more about life themselves during the July production of Shrek The Musical Jr.

Newly sworn-in officers include city's first female cop

Jillyan Will was sworn in June 16 as the New Albany Police Department's first female officer, according to city officials.
Police beat

New Albany: Officers break up party, discover underage drinking and drug use

New Albany police officers broke up a party and caught almost two dozen juveniles with alcohol and drugs at 5 a.m. June 17 in the 5000 block of Johnstown Road.

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