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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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Guest column

Business-friendly communities strengthen region

As the stewards of central Ohio's economic-growth strategy, Columbus 2020 conducts business outreach to companies in the 11-county Columbus region and around the world. We promote the Columbus region and its various communities to growing companies to create awareness and generate local employment opportunities.

State of the Schools will resemble a TEDx format

New Albany-Plain Local Superintendent April Domine's State of the Schools address will be a little different this year.

Classic style

The annual event was founded in 1998 by New Albany resident Abigail Wexner to raise money for her initiative, the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence.

Pop band champions anti-bullying message

Even pop stars can be victims of bullying, 18-year-old Sydney Sierota told New Albany High School students Sept. 18.

District officials reviewing five-year forecast update

The New Albany-Plain Local school board and the financial review and reporting committee are reviewing assumptions for the October update to the five-year financial forecast.

National Merit semifinalists honored by their selection

New Albany High School's seven semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program said they were surprised and honored to learn they had received some of the highest scores in the nation on the qualifying test.

$90,000 sought for solar-energy center

More than $90,000 is needed to make a renewable-energy education center operational on the New Albany-Plain Local school campus, according to leaders of the project.
Police beat

New Albany: Recent reports involve stolen trash bin, drug-abuse citation

In recent incident reports from the New Albany Police Department:

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