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Final link of Alum Creek trail completed

Columbus has completed the last segment of the Alum Creek Greenway Trail, linking 22 miles of the scenic route from Westerville and Easton to Three Creeks Park near Groveport.

Rock-salt antitrust suit nets city $27K

New Albany is expected to receive $26,796.99 from the settlement of an antitrust lawsuit against Cargill Inc. and Morton Salt Inc. filed in 2012 by Attorney General Mike DeWine on behalf of 850 Ohio public entities.

State of the Schools video going online soon

A video of the New Albany-Plain Local State of the Schools address will be posted on the district's website in the next two weeks, according to district officials.

Age restrictions lifted on students rolling to school

New Albany-Plain Local students of all ages officially are permitted to ride their bicycles, scooters and skateboards to school.
Sock Hop Soda Shop

Mobile diner serves 1950s-style fun

Sock Hop Soda Shop, a mobile 1950s-style diner, is delivering root beer floats and chili dogs and is holding Hula-Hoop and dance competitions.
Police beat

New Albany: Car chase on Johnstown Road leads to arrest

New Albany police officers pursued a speeding vehicle Sept. 29 on Johnstown Road (U.S. Route 62) after a failed traffic stop.
Issue 14

ADAMH seeks renewal levy in November

The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County will return to voters this year seeking support for a five-year, 2.2-mill renewal levy to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.
AMC Ohio Pharmacy

Naloxone available without prescription

A local nonprofit organization is the first in Franklin County to start selling naloxone without a prescription, according to the state board that oversees distribution.

Mayor urges restoration of cemetery

In 1998, Mayor Nancy Ferguson said she began her first term on New Albany Village Council wanting to do something about the deteriorating Old Burying Ground southeast of New Albany Village Hall.

Library orders up drive-thru window

The New Albany branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library will be the second library in the system to have a drive-thru window, according to library officials.

City leaders seek $1 million grant for Route 62 roundabout

New Albany City Council last month voted 6-1 to apply for $1 million from the Ohio Public Works Commission to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Johnstown Road (U.S. Route 62) at Greensward and Lambton Park roads.
Columbus Jewish Day School

Gardens producing life lessons

Columbus Jewish Day School fifth- and sixth-graders are learning how to grow vegetables they plan to give to Wexner Heritage Village residents, some of whom are Holocaust survivors.

Proposed calendars for next four school years posted online

New Albany-Plain Local leaders have posted proposed calendars for the next four school years on the district's website.

Symphony orchestra's 5K event raises $17,000

The New Albany Independence Day 5K Run and Walk on July 4 raised $17,000 that will be divided among six arts-focused organizations and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra.

CSG sets the stage for 'Persephone'

Columbus School for Girls Middle School theater students will present a comedic take on the myth of Persephone in Persephone -- Uncut at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10 in the school's Agnes Jeffrey Shedd Theater, 56 S. Columbia Ave. in Columbus.

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