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Amazon to start collecting sales tax on Ohio sales

Amazon, an online retail-sales company, announced this morning (May 29) that it begin collecting sales taxes on all purchases made by Ohio shoppers.

Keeping the peace

Peace Week was founded by New Albany High School students in 1999 in an effort to unite and promote understanding among peers in response to the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo.

Coming up

New Albany Chamber of Commerce, job fair, 4 to 7 p.m. June 3 at the Bob Evans Farms Training Facility, 8111 Smith's Mill Road. Employers from the professional and manufacturing sectors will discuss immediate openings in a range of fields and positions. Employers are hiring for regular full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Free for job seekers. For more information, call 614-855-4400.
Updated outlook

Forecast: 2.5 mills would maintain finances

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on May 18 unanimously approved the annual update of the five-year forecast, which was different from the version reviewed by the board April 27 and May 4.
New Albany City Council

Beech Road residents cite 'challenging' traffic woes

Beech Road residents complained to New Albany City Council on May 19 about semi-trailers bound for the International Personal Care and Beauty Campus having trouble navigating the Beech Road closure north of Innovation Campus Way.
Reductions from levy failure

Some parents prioritize restoring education services

Twenty-five parents who met with New Albany-Plain Local officials prior to the May 18 school board meeting said board members need to restore educational programs and teachers' jobs before considering busing services for all students and reducing pay-to-participate fees.

Longtime college counselor to depart district in June

Jeff Stahlman can remember when he worked with 500 total students, trying to encourage their future education as New Albany High School's college counselor.
New taxing district

Seven community-authority trustees appointed

New Albany City Council on May 19 appointed four people to the newly formed New Albany East Community Authority board of trustees.

Road repairs estimated at $1 million

New Albany will need to spend more than $1 million to resurface roads in need of repairs, according to Mark Nemec, the city's public-services director.

Roundabout named in honor of Stefanov

New Albany City Council on May 13 voted 4-1, with Chip Fellows and Mike Mott absent, to name the roundabout at Main and Markets streets Stefanov Circle in honor of Joseph Stefanov, the city manager.
Police beat

New Albany: Boy flees after questions from two men in a pickup truck

The New Albany Police Department is investigating a report of strangers approaching a 10-year-old boy at 4:04 p.m. May 19 on Ogden Woods Boulevard near Keswick Drive.

College notes

New Albany residents Leah Allen and Bernadette Buzenski graduated from the University of Dayton at its spring 2015 commencement.

Open house set at community garden

A New Albany Community Garden open house and orientation day is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 11.

Founders Day procession

More annual festivities celebrating New Albany's establishment in 1837 followed at the New Albany-Plain Local School District campus.
Amazon project

New Albany in prime position to secure data center

New Albany is poised to benefit after recent reports indicate Vadata's data-center plans for Orange Township in southern Delaware County will be abandoned.
Honor Ride Ohio

Cyclists will pedal alongside heroes May 23

Organizers of the second annual Honor Ride Ohio are expecting 700 bicyclists to converge on New Albany on Saturday, May 23.

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