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College notes

* New Albany resident Colin Laviola was among the spring 2015 graduates of Chapman University -- Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. He received a bachelor's degree in creative producing.

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Resident joins Teach for America

Teach for America has announced that Katie Mackey of New Albany has been accepted into the organization's 2015 teaching corps.

Market values

2015-16 Jefferson Series

McCullough will return to city in June

David McCullough, the first speaker at the New Albany Community Foundation's A Remarkable Evening fundraiser, will return to the city next year for a Jefferson Series lecture.

District drops weighted GPA scale for 10-point system

New Albany-Plain Local leaders have changed the grading scale, effective this school year, for middle school and high school students.
Plain Township

Maplewood Cemetery has new hours

Plain Township trustees on Aug. 5 approved specific hours of operation for Maplewood Cemetery, 4585 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road.

New venue for events expected to open next year

New Albany residents and community organizations have both lacked a major event center to rent since Winding Hollow Golf and Events Center closed in January.
Rocky Fork Metro Park

New dog park not yet open

Although a number of guests and officials brought their furry four-legged friends to the Aug. 14 grand opening of Rocky Fork Metro Park, the facility's dog park is not yet open.

Orchestra slates 2015-16 auditions

Auditions for the New Albany Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 season will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the New Albany United Methodist Church, 20 Third St., and from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 5475 Brand Road in Dublin.

Back to school

Middle school and high school students were the first to arrive because their classes started at 8 a.m.

Seven certified for school board race

Seven candidates have been certified to run this fall for three seats on the New Albany-Plain Local school board.

Vadata buys land, will start construction

Vadata, an Amazon subsidiary, last month finalized the purchase of land from MBJ Holdings, an affiliate of the New Albany Co. and has begun building a data center in New Albany.

Rocky Fork Metro Park opens to the public

The grand opening of Rocky Fork Metro Park on Friday, Aug. 14, attracted hundreds of people and quite a few four-legged participants whose owners were ready to try out its facilities for canines.
Police beat

New Albany: Sexual assault reported during golf event at country club

The New Albany Police Department is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred between 6 and 7:30 p.m. July 16 at the New Albany Country Club, 1 Club Lane.

Drugan will guide students' futures as college counselor

New Albany High School students will work with a new college counselor this school year.

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