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Chowing down

City will buy Hamilton Road plot, create green space

In continuing efforts to improve aesthetics in the city, Whitehall is poised to purchase property at 115 S. Hamilton Road and convert it into green space.
Children's Hospital benefit

Show's cars will cruise to Gahanna this year

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

Event urges residents to know their neighbors

The city of Whitehall will recognize National Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Whitehall Division of Police, 365 S. Yearling Road.

Fair prepares students for new school year

While it may not be "the most wonderful time of the year" for some students, members of Whitehall United Methodist Church are excited about the first bell of the 2014-15 school year.

New website next step in improving communication

The Whitehall City School District launched its upgraded website this month as part of a continuing effort to improve communication with parents and residents.
Police beat

Whitehall: Suspects in four-on-one robbery nabbed after chase

Whitehall police arrested three men and a teenage boy after they allegedly robbed a man at 11:30 p.m. July 21 at East Broad Street and South Yearling Road.

New library gets signature touch

The names of those who visit the Whitehall branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library will become part of the structure of the new Whitehall branch when it opens next summer at 4445 E. Broad St.

Overlay update will help draw business, city leaders say

The city of Whitehall has established a new overlay district that officials say is more business-friendly while still meeting the city's goals for connectivity and high-quality construction.

Stars find home at Bishop Park

As the first drops of rain begin to fall, Caleb Welday, 16, dons a batting helmet and grips his bat. He stands in the box, chokes up on his bat, and takes a mighty cut at the first pitch.

City's second CNG station 'an amazing investment'

Columbus has the largest compressed natural gas station open to the public in the Midwest and quite possibly in the entire country.

Coming up

Whitehall Parks and Recreation offers ongoing exercise classes at the Whitehall Activity Center, 402 N. Hamilton Road. Aerobics classes start at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Yoga is offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays. Both drop-in classes cost $3 per visit. For more information, call 614-863-0121.

Maggard: I'll make July Fourth safer

Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard vows measures will be in place at next year's Fourth of July celebration to prevent similar unruliness that prompted the delay of the fireworks show at this year's event, held July 3 at John Bishop Park.

Balanced budget set for '15

Whitehall's general fund operating budget for 2015 is nearly perfectly balanced, showing estimated revenues that are $1,115 in excess of expenditures within a $26.1 million budget, city officials say.

Twofold honor for longtime public servant

On Feb. 14, Walter Armes' life changed forever.
Police beat

Whitehall: Gun fired during domestic struggle, police say

Whitehall police arrested a 49-year-old man for assault, domestic violence, endangering children and three counts of possession of drugs at 4:45 p.m. July 13 at a Ross Road residence.

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