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Police adding eight to boost ranks

The New Albany Police Department will increase its roster to 23 officers to keep in step with the city's residential and economic growth.

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New Albany Food Truck Festival, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany, 150 W. Main St. Offered in conjunction with the first New Albany Indoor Farmers Market of the 2016-17 season.

Community news

Township to begin flushing hydrants

Classic at its finest

Police beat

New Albany: Man accused of licking people at concert

An allegedly drunken temporary employee at Abercrombie & Fitch in New Albany was arrested for disorderly conduct during the company's Sept. 9 charity event after several people said he was groping and harassing women in a concert crowd.

Family Fun Day will help raise money to treat MELAS

Fifteen-year-old Lena Walsh went zip lining this summer, and she also rode roller coasters at King's Island.

College student from New Albany found dead in bathroom

A Columbus State Community College student found dead at the school's Westerville campus Sept. 21 has been identified by police as Samuel Miller.

Trio with local ties to share Classic stage

Chris Duggan and Mark LeRose have attended the New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day before, but this weekend they will be there on stage.

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ODE: Report cards define new 'baseline'

Both New Albany-Plain Local School District Superintendent Michael Sawyers and an Ohio Department of Education official said the 2015-16 state report-card results should be viewed as a "baseline" for future data.
College Credit Plus

Taxpayers on hook for 'free' courses

"Free college credit" for seventh-graders and older students -- the lure of the popular dual-enrollment program Ohio put into effect a year ago -- isn't free for school districts.
Police beat

New Albany: Unsafe vehicle sparks officers' attention, results in heroin arrest

Shortly after New Albany police officers noticed a vehicle drive by with sparks coming from underneath it, the driver was arrested for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.

New Marburn building to open for classes in January

Marburn Academy students should have their first classes in the school's New Albany location Jan. 9.

Central Ohio students fly high in Civil Air Patrol

Christina Verplatse is too young to get behind the wheel of a car -- but in the cockpit, she's an old pro.

Sawyers: Report cards provide a baseline

New Albany-Plain Local School District Superintendent Michael Sawyers said the Ohio Department of Education’s 2015-16 report card for the district should be considered a baseline.

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