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Students of all ages using Fab Lab

Students from New Albany and other districts are learning how products are made through the New Albany-Plain Local Fab Lab, an MIT fabrication laboratory that opened at the high school this fall.

Residents ask city to step up as busing cuts loom

Several residents asked New Albany City Council on Nov. 18 for help with crosswalks because school district leaders plan to cut busing in January.

Police now have authority to tow illegally parked cars

New Albany City Council on Nov. 18 voted 6-0, with Colleen Briscoe absent, to allow the police department to tow illegally parked cars.

Council approves amended 2015 budget

New Albany City Council approved the 2015 budget on Nov. 18, but it included a few changes to the initial proposal.

Stefanov awarded 2.5 percent raise, $12,000 bonus

New Albany City Council on Nov. 18 voted 6-0 to renew City Manager Joseph Stefanov's contract for another year.

City Council OKs tax abatement for Anomatic expansion

The Anomatic Corp. in New Albany is ready to expand its product line to include decorated plastic and glass bottles for beauty products, according to company officials.
Franklin County auditor's report

Only 1.5 percent of triennial-update values challenged

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo attributes public acceptance of a new normal concerning real-estate values as the reason for a significant reduction in the number of property owners disputing property evaluations.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.

Snow day

Senior housing could replace Route 62 strip center

One of the oldest retail centers in New Albany could be transformed into senior housing.
Budget review

City officials projecting revenue increase in 2015

New Albany Finance Director Chad Fuller has estimated the city will earn $14.1 million in revenue in 2015, a 4.7 percent increase over 2014, and he estimates spending $13.9 million in 2015, a 3.9 percent increase from 2014 expenditures.

Pelotonia charity bicycle tour raises record $21 million

For the fifth consecutive year, a peloton established in honor of cancer crusader Stefanie Spielman was the top grassroots fundraising team for a bicycle tour to support the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

Diver dies while cleaning retention pond

A diver who died while working in a New Albany retention pond Nov. 11 was the second on-the-job death for his Illinois-based employer.

New Vision ensemble will dance Nov. 21-23

The New Vision Dance Company will perform its second show of the season Nov. 21-23 at the Columbus Dance Theatre, 592 E. Main St. in Columbus.

Resident named new Northern Lights library branch manager

No one had to tell the new manager of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Northern Lights branch just how busy the place can be.
Police beat

New Albany: Man arrested for disturbance at hotel

New Albany police arrested a 27-year-old man for disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing at 3:49 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel, 5211 Forest Drive in New Albany.

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