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Columbus School for Girls, 2015 Scholars Gala, 7:30 p.m. April 25 at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, 620 N. High St. Live music, a collaborative art project, live and silent auctions, high-end raffle packages, food from the Guild House and cocktails will be featured. A Gallery Reception for Gallery Level Sponsors begins at 6:30 p.m. Attire is cocktail. Tickets are required and can be purchased online at For information, contact Mary Pat Martin at 614-252-0781, ext. 301, or

Westbrook might have future in hand

When 15-year-old Aaron Westbrook researched prosthetics and learned they could be created with 3-D printers, he thought the technology would be way beyond him.

Route 161 paving moved up two years

The Ohio Department of Transportation soon will begin repairs and paving on state Route 161 between Little Turtle Way and Beech Road, with plans to finish the project in 2016, according to ODOT officials.
Hamilton Road-Route 161

Columbus City Council will rule on apartments

The Columbus Development Commission on April 9 recommended approval of a zoning change for 5074 E. Dublin-Granville Road, which includes land adjacent to more than 50 great blue heron nests.
Police beat

New Albany: Girl treated after being trapped in flooded culvert

The New Albany Police Department responded to a call about a girl drowning in a New Albany Links Golf Course culvert at 5 p.m. April 8.

Ulry Road condo plan hits snag

Columbus Development Commission members offered little support for a proposed zoning change for 61 acres at 5830 Ulry Road before they tabled it April 9.

No bumps in the road as busing changes take effect

New Albany-Plain Local leaders reported few problems April 7, the first school day without busing for students who live within 2 miles of their school building.
New Albany High School

Robotics team competing at high level in rookie year

The New Albany-Plain Local School District's first robotics team, Team All-In Robotics, is scheduled to compete in the World Championship of the FIRST Robotics Competition from April 22 to 25 in St. Louis.

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Community garden plots now available

New Albany Community Garden organizers are accepting applications to rent a plot for the 2015 growing season.

Speed golfer fights cancer by playing through

Lawrence Levinson combined two of his loves -- running and golfing -- when he began speed golfing.
$14 million project

Academy to add 22,223 square feet

Columbus Academy, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road, is planning about $14 million in additions and renovations to its campus beginning in June.
2015 Decorators' Show House

Designers give Dublin residence a new look

A 19,000-square-foot residence in Muirfield Village will act as canvas for several designers working on the 2015 Decorators' Show House.

Students help lead conference

Eight New Albany High School students were among 45 central Ohio freshmen who led the 2015 Ohio Model United Nations Conference.
Police beat

New Albany: OVIs were common theme in early-morning traffic stops

New Albany police officers last week made two traffic stops involving allegedly intoxicated motorists:

On the move

The Children's Hunger Alliance has announced Erin Flynn has joined the agency's leadership team as the senior vice president of development, responsible for establishing the statewide vision and direction for all development-related activities for the organization.

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