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  • Columbus Jewish Day School

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    Second-grader Raiden Gipson touches a honeycomb following a presentation about bees and honey Sept. 24 at the Columbus Jewish Day School in New Albany. Beekeeper Will Merrill of Clintonville (not pictured) spoke to students about the importance of bees and honey as part of the school's observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

    Honeybee study leads into holiday observance

    Students at the Columbus Jewish Day School have been learning how honeybees affect the nation's food supply.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.

Failed levy could spur up to $8 million in cuts

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Sept. 22 reviewed as much as $8 million in potential cuts if Issue 3 were to fail in the November general election.
Police beat

More thefts from vehicles reported

The New Albany Police Department is investigating three more thefts from vehicles, two of which occurred on James River Road.

Community-based senior homes to open near New Albany

A neighborhood-based type of senior housing is scheduled to open on Harlem Road north of New Albany on Oct. 15.

Nov. 8 fashion show will benefit Columbus charity

The New Albany Women's Network's annual charity fashion show on Nov. 8 will benefit Cornerstone of Hope of Columbus, an organization that helps families of grieving children and schools dealing with the loss of a student.

Wetlands will filter stormwater runoff near new 1-8 building

New Albany Middle School students and teachers worked Sept. 24 alongside students and professors from Columbus State Community College to create wetlands north of the new 1-8 building.
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