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Spring Jam

Students keep the beat for heart unit

More than 25 New Albany High School students on March 20 performed for their peers during the annual Spring Jam to raise money for Nationwide Children's Hospital's Heart Center.

Vee Pak expands, to add 90 jobs in New Albany

Vee Pak Ohio, one of the first companies to locate in the New Albany International Personal Care and Beauty Campus, is expanding.
Route 161 and Hamilton Road

Panel refuses to support zoning change

A zoning application for 5074 E. Dublin-Granville Road has received a negative recommendation from a local planning group, but the measure still is one step closer to Columbus City Council.
Issue 4

Fire-levy information will be distributed throughout community

New Albany and Plain Township residents can expect to hear much more in the next two weeks about Issue 4, the township's 2.9-mill replacement fire levy on the May 5 ballot.

Council distributes $83,000 among community groups

New Albany City Council on March 17 approved $83,000 in grants for community groups, as recommended by the city's grants and nonprofit funding committee.

Armed robbery suspects arrested in Westerville

Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies near New Albany and Westerville between Feb. 27 and March 16.
Police beat

New Albany: Two thefts reported last week at middle, high schools

The New Albany Police Department is investigating two thefts that occurred at New Albany's high school and middle school.

Coming up

Kiwanis Club of New Albany, second annual Trivia Night, 7 p.m. May 9 at the Church of the Resurrection Ministry Center, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Those interested in playing are asked to form teams of six to 10 members. Cost per player is $25 and includes food, soda and three free beer tickets. Proceeds from the event will support the club's service projects. For more information, contact Debbie Moore at or Fred Yun at

College notes

New Albany resident Grace Meilen was named to the dean's list at Washington University for the fall 2014 semester.

May 9 Trivia Night to benefit Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of New Albany will host its second annual Trivia Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Church of the Resurrection -- Ministry Center, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

Military notes

Air Force Airman 1st Class Luke J. Schroeder, son of Jaye and JoAnne Schroeder of New Albany, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Coming up

New Albany Rotary Club, annual pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. March 21 at the Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany.

Busing cuts loom when spring break ends April 7

New Albany-Plain Local leaders are alerting residents to be ready when more children likely begin walking to school next month.

Tuition-based all-day pilot kindergarten program approved

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on March 9 voted 4-0 to approve an all-day pilot kindergarten program for the next school year.
Township tenant

GnG Music looks to expand

GnG Music Instruction could expand in the fall at the Plain Township administrative offices, 45 Second St. in New Albany.
New Albany Middle School

Students get in '70s groove with 'Schoolhouse Rock!'

New Albany Middle School students will revive educational songs that aired on television in the 1970s with their March 19-21 production of Schoolhouse Rock! Live.

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