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Tax deal secures Pizzuti facility

To reach a deal for a large speculative manufacturing facility in the New Albany International Business Park, city officials and the Pizzuti Cos. recently agreed to an incentive package similar in term and type to a deal offered last year to Amazon subsidiary Vadata.

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'Lion King' auditions scheduled Feb. 13

The New Albany Arts Council will hold auditions for children ages 9 to 16 for its summer production of The Lion King Jr. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Broadway Bound Dance Centre, 6701 Bevelhymer Road.

'Legacy' will celebrate Black History Month

New Albany-Plain Local students will perform Loving Our Legacy at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 W. Dublin-Granville Road. The free community performance will celebrate African-American achievements of the past and present.

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College notes

* New Albany residents who received recognition for the 2015 fall term at Capital University include:

Domine leaving for post at nearby academy

In less than six months, the New Albany-Plain Local School District will have a new leader.
Amazon subsidiary

Vadata project shows visible progress

Visible progress has been made on the exterior of the Vadata data center in New Albany, but city officials still are saying little about the project.

Apartments still the sticking point on Ulry Road rezoning

The Northland Community Council development committee voted against approving a mix of apartments, condos and an assisted-living facility on a 60-acre parcel along Ulry Road -- which is just west of New Albany -- when the rezoning request came before the members in March 2015.
Police beat

New Albany: Officer reportedly handed drugs during traffic stop

Two men were cited for drug- and alcohol-related charges after an officer observed a vehicle making odd maneuvers Jan. 24 in the vicinity of a gas station near the 9000 block of Johnstown Road.
Filming in central Ohio

Arnold pumped for more local sets

Thanks to the annual Arnold Sports Festival, seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger in Columbus isn't uncommon.

Sergeant at center of inquiry resigns

Twenty-year police department veteran Sgt. Mark Anderson resigned Wednesday, Jan. 20, after accusations of sexual affairs and harassment, according to New Albany spokesman Scott McAfee.

Elder Spalding follows son's path into political arena

The tale of a son following in the footsteps of his father is a familiar one: The elder sets an example for the young man, who grows into a similar role when he comes of age.
Shoes That Fit

Footwear connects students with new arrivals

The seventh-graders in the Samuel M. Melton Religious School at Congregation Tifereth Israel on the East Side come from Bexley and Worthington and New Albany.
Police beat

New Albany: Both drivers cited for OVI after Jan. 15 car accident

New Albany police officers recently worked a traffic accident in which both drivers were cited for OVI.

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