Plain Township Names Next Fire Chief
The Plain Township Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of Assistant Fire Chief Jack Rupp to lead the Plain Township Fire Department as its next Fire Chief. Assistant Chief Rupp will succeed current Plain Township Fire Chief John Hoovler upon his retirement on July 24. Chief Hoovler...
Harlem Rd. Trail
Construction of the Harlem Road leisure trail between Dublin-Granville and Greensward is set to begin in early July, weather permitting. The initial construction will be mostly clearing work, followed by trail construction in mid-July. All work, including infrastructure improvements to the storm water system, is expected to be complete by...
2020 Independence Day Home Decoration Contest
In addition to this year’s Independence Day Neighborhood Parade that will be traveling through many New Albany neighborhoods on July 4, the City of New Albany and New Albany Community Events are teaming up to hold a home decorating contest. Do your best to deck out your property in red,...
4th of July Safety
As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, please remember to celebrate safely. The Plain Township Fire department would like to pass along the following safety reminders: The State of Ohio permits fireworks sales from licensed sales location within the state. However, discharge of fireworks in Ohio by a consumer...
Independence Day Neighborhood Parade
Although COVID-19 forced the cancellation of traditional Independence Day festivities, the City of New Albany is working with the New Albany Community Events Board to put on a parade that will travel throughout many neighborhoods. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on July 4, 2020, and will travel roughly...
City Buildings Re-Opening on Limited Basis
Effective June 15 and until further notice, the City of New Albany will re-open its buildings to the public on a limited basis. Masks will be required for members of the public wishing to enter City buildings to conduct business. For those who do not bring a mask, we will...
Healthy New Albany Staff Changes
Healthy New Albany Executive Director Phil Heit has announced that he is transitioning to a new role as strategic advisor for the organization starting July 1. Heit sent the following message to the community: “I am writing to inform you that effective July 1, 2020, I will be stepping down...
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Monday, June 8
Recent CDC light trap data from the New Albany/Plain Twp South trap zone showed 100 mosquitoes were trapped on June 5.  According to our mosquito management contract with Franklin County Public Health, when a CDC light trap catches 50 or more mosquitoes, the trap zone where that trap is located...
Peaceful Demonstration for Equality Planned for June 6
Xzavier Brandon, a New Albany High School graduate, is working with the New Albany Police Department to coordinate a peaceful demonstration for equality on Saturday, June 6. The demonstration will be a 4.3 mile walk, beginning at New Albany High School at 2 p.m. and winding through Market Street to...
A Message from New Albany Mayor Sloan Spalding
As the elected officials of an American city, my fellow New Albany City Councilmembers and I were horrified and appalled at the brutal killing of George Floyd, at the hands of a City of Minneapolis police officer. Everyone needs to be compassionate, listen and seek to understand the pain these...