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    (From left) Caroline Whitley, Gabriella Feisel and Lauren Beckman take advantage of New Albany-Plain Local's first snow day of the school year by finding a hill with just enough accumulation to go sledding Monday morning, Nov. 17.

    Snow day

  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Frankie Moorhead, 9, of Granville, pets Rocky, a 12-year-old haflinger draft horse, while Dottie Kluesener, an equine specialist, supervises during an open house Oct. 5 at PBJ Connections in Pataskala. PBJ Connections is an equine-assisted therapy program for kids and young adults.

    Therapy horse Rocky's road leads to Pataskala farm

    Rocky might not look like a therapist, with his big brown eyes and long blond hair, but the 12-year-old horse has been helping PBJ Connections of Pataskala diagnose children's mental-health issues for the past four years.
New-Albany Plain Local

Cuts have generated expressions of concern, leaders say

New Albany-Plain Local School District leaders say they are hearing concerns from parents about cuts implemented Nov. 5, the day after Issue 3 was rejected at the polls.
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.

Senior housing could replace Route 62 strip center

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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