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Natalie Matt resigns school board seat

New Albany-Plain Local school board member Natalie Matt has resigned her seat effective Aug. 25.
New Albany-Plain Local Schools

New building opens to much excitement

The New Albany 1-8 building was buzzing Monday morning, Aug. 25, on the first day of school with the 300 students and 12 teachers who christened the first 12 classrooms in the new facility.
New Albany City Council

Tabled zoning requests should be back on Sept. 2 agenda

New Albany City Council on Aug. 19 tabled a commercial zoning request and a residential zoning request, but both applications are expected to be heard at City Council's next meeting Sept. 2.

City Council locks in payments for tower lease

New Albany City Council on Aug. 19 agreed to support a new contract with AP Wireless Investments, which would provide revenue to the city from any new firms that would lease usage of a local cellphone tower.

City gives commuters green light to ride bus

New Albany is ready to begin using two busing services to transport thousands of employees to work at its business parks.
Columbus Jewish Day School

Robotics, environmental programs highlight new year

The Columbus Jewish Day School's 89 students in kindergarten to sixth grades went back to school Aug. 20.

Auditor slates appraisal reviews

The Franklin County Auditor's Office will hold informal property-value reviews from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Aug. 28, at the New Albany Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road.
Arts council

Performance groups offered for all ages

The New Albany Arts Council has planned several performance programs this fall for children ages 6 to 15 and adults.

Five local church congregations participate in prayer walk

Five churches and 500 people began the school year Aug. 23 with a prayer walk through New Albany to support families in the school district, said Five14 Church pastor Joel Kovacs.

Historical society planning several fall activities

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society has scheduled several programs, including two historic home tours in Licking and Delaware counties.
Police beat

New Albany: Drugs or alcohol turn up during four traffic stops

The New Albany Police Department investigated four cases involving drugs and alcohol found during traffic stops from Aug. 16 to 24:

In the driver's seat

Development trends

Residents invited to attend planning series

New Albany City Council has begun a series of planning sessions to research development trends, and residents are invited to attend.
New principal

Middle school fits just right for Jablonka

Emily Jablonka has spent the past 12 years as a teacher and administrator at a middle school and she is excited to continue working with that age group as principal of New Albany Middle School.

Revamped parking among changes for new school year

The New Albany-Plain Local School District received good news last week when officials learned a new parking lot north of the 2-5 elementary building would be open when classes resume Aug. 25.
Police beat

New Albany: Repeat graffiti near country club under investigation

The New Albany Police Department is investigating spray-painted graffiti in the New Albany Country Club's tunnel under U.S. Route 62 at Fenway Road.

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