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Ealy House improvements on display

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society will showcase renovations to the historic Ealy House at 6359 Dublin-Granville Road during a series of open houses in the next few weeks.

High school's 'Crucible' a study of hysteria

The 31 students in New Albany High School's upcoming presentation of The Crucible studied how hysteria can engulf a society and they plan to share what they've learned in their performances of the play Nov. 20-23.

Nelson to lead local chamber in wake of Orr's resignation

Courtney Orr resigned as executive director of the New Albany Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 13 and Cherie Nelson, a chamber board member, became executive director Oct. 27, said Charles Dankworth, the chamber board chairman.
Local business park

City: Three ZIP codes are two too many

New Albany will petition the U.S. Postal Service to consolidate the three ZIP codes in the International Personal Care and Beauty Campus to New Albany's 43054.
Nov. 4 election

Levies give voters plenty to consider

New Albany voters will decide two local issues among the items they will see on their Nov. 4 general-election ballots.

Teacher dominates German marathon

As about 18,000 people were preparing to run the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon on Oct. 19, Krista Seibert was running with 9,000 in the Dresden Marathon in Germany.
Police beat

New Albany: Authorities report second bomb threat was a dud

The New Albany Police Department investigated a second bomb threat in a local school building two days after a first caused an evacuation of New Albany High School on Oct. 14.

Orr leaves New Albany chamber, Nelson to replace her as director

Courtney Orr resigned as executive director of the New Albany Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 13.

Brothers lay it all on the line in COSI chopper battle

Two New Albany-Plain Local students invented a blade-tangling system to hold the line against adult competitors Oct. 11 at the first Quadcopter Battle Tournament held at COSI.

Dressed to the canines

Levy-failure contingency cuts total $7.71 million

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Oct. 13 unanimously approved a list of cuts that would be made if Issue 3 fails in the Nov. 4 election.
Oct. 14 incident

Authorities seek source of high school bomb threat

The New Albany Police Department is continuing to search for a person who wrote a bomb threat last week in a New Albany High School girls restroom.
Police beat

New Albany: Theft of Dodge van under investigation

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a Dodge Caravan at 10:01 a.m. Oct. 10 from a business in the 9000 block of Smith's Mill Road.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

Children Services makes case for renewal levy passage Nov. 4

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.
Jefferson Series

Audience members: Zakaria explained 'world issues'

Students and adults who heard journalist Fareed Zakaria speak Oct. 14 said they left with a better understanding of world issues and hope for the future.

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