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Failed levy could spur up to $8 million in cuts

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Sept. 22 reviewed as much as $8 million in potential cuts if Issue 3 were to fail in the November general election.
Columbus Jewish Day School

Honeybee study leads into holiday observance

Students at the Columbus Jewish Day School have been learning how honeybees affect the nation's food supply.
Police beat

New Albany: More thefts from vehicles reported

The New Albany Police Department is investigating three more thefts from vehicles, two of which occurred on James River Road.

Community-based senior homes to open near New Albany

A neighborhood-based type of senior housing is scheduled to open on Harlem Road north of New Albany on Oct. 15.

Nov. 8 fashion show will benefit Columbus charity

The New Albany Women's Network's annual charity fashion show on Nov. 8 will benefit Cornerstone of Hope of Columbus, an organization that helps families of grieving children and schools dealing with the loss of a student.

Wetlands will filter stormwater runoff near new 1-8 building

New Albany Middle School students and teachers worked Sept. 24 alongside students and professors from Columbus State Community College to create wetlands north of the new 1-8 building.

School board reviews $7.5 million in potential cuts if ballot issue fails

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Sept. 22 reviewed $7.5 million in potential cuts if Issue 3 fails in the November general election.

Volunteers are crucial to Classic's success

The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day on Sept. 21 was attended by 15,000 people and raised an estimated $1.7 million for the Center for Family Safety and Healing, a nonprofit that partners with other organizations to stop family violence.

Roundabout opens at Market and Main

The roundabout at Market and Main streets opened Sept. 20 after nearly four months of construction, but city officials warned parts of it will be closed this fall as more features are added.
Police beat

New Albany: Residents warned to lock vehicles, remove valuables

The New Albany Police Department is investigating several thefts from motor vehicles.

Subdivision plans lead to some questions

The New Albany Planning Commission and New Albany City Council reviewed subdivision plans last week.

Turkey Hill store, gas station granted several variances

The New Albany Planning Commission on Sept. 15 approved a conditional-use permit, several variances and a final development plan for a Turkey Hill gasoline station and convenience store at the southeast corner of Johnstown Road and Woodcrest Way.

City Council OKs construction of Walnut leisure trail

New Albany City Council on Sept. 16 voted 5-0 to waive competitive-bidding requirements and authorize City Manager Joseph Stefanov to sign an agreement to build two sections of leisure trail on the north and south sides of Walnut Street, east of Bevelhymer Road.

District officials planning STEM trip to Hawaii

Thirty New Albany-Plain Local students in grades 8-12 will have the opportunity to study volcanoes in Hawaii in June 2015 as part of the district's third STEM Expedition course.

Local Rotary Club offering two exchange-student scholarships

The New Albany Rotary Club is offering two international scholarship opportunities for local students.

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