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    New Albany swimming coach Alex Stark writes lane assignments for Kaitlyn Williams, 6, while waiting for the start of the Suburban East Swim League meet July 24 at Gahanna Swim and Racquet Club.

    The write stuff

    Rylee Colvin, 8, learns how to paddle a kayak in the Ohio Department of Natural Resources area at the Ohio State Fair Saturday, July 26. The fair opened July 23 and runs through Aug. 3.

    Paddle power

New Albany-Plain Local levies

District putting combined 8.9 mills on November ballot

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on July 28 unanimously approved a resolution of necessity to put a permanent 6.9-mill operating levy and a permanent 2-mill permanent-improvements levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Planning commission

Proposed Millbrook development gets positive recommendation

The New Albany Planning Commission on July 21 voted 3-0 to make a positive recommendation to New Albany City Council regarding a zoning change for a subdivision to be built between Bevelhymer Road and the Upper Clarenton subdivision, north of Camden Drive.

District adds back-to-school online portal

New Albany-Plain Local parents will not receive a large packet of school information in the mail this year.

Chrysler leading efforts to change Gahanna's government

The July 25 deadline has passed for Gahanna residents circulating petitions to collect 850 required signatures to place on the November ballot a charter change that would move the city from a mayor-led form of government to one with a city manager.

Touch-a-Truck will put kids in the driver's seat

Children can find out what it's like to sit in the driver's seat of a snow plow or fire truck during New Albany's second annual Touch-a-Truck event Saturday, Aug. 16.
Children's Hospital benefit

Cars will cruise to Gahanna's Creekside on Aug. 2

A car show is coming to Gahanna's Creekside area to rev up support for children.

Open house scheduled at Center for Senior Health

An open-house event is scheduled for Thursday, July 31, at the recently remodeled National Church Residences Center for Senior Health-North, 1700 E. Dublin-Granville Road.

Therapy donkey proves to be popular ambassador

Eddie eats it up.
Police beat

New Albany: Surveying laser reported stolen

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a construction surveying laser reportedly taken July 11 from a tripod at a home under construction in the 3000 block of Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road.
Franklin County

Children Services agency seeking renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services will seek a renewal levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.
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