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Neighbors in the news

Gloria Rubin, a student at Whitehall Yearling High School, was named a member of the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir for the 2016 Ohio State Fair.

Hometown gyros

Friends and family are synonymous for Whitehall business owner Yianni Chalkias, who celebrated two significant milestones this month.

Food trucks entice visitors

Organizers of Whitehall's fourth Food Truck and Fun Festival, set Saturday, July 30, are hoping for the largest-ever crowd for the flourishing fest.
Police beat

Whitehall: No foul play suspected in drowning death

Whitehall police last week identified the body discovered July 21 in a retention pond in Whitehall as that of 49-year-old Rhonda S. Myers.

Officer: Dallas trip worthwhile

Whitehall police detective Brian Smith said he returned to the city with a "renewed sense of faith in humanity" after he and officer Spencer Salyers journeyed to Dallas earlier this month, representing Whitehall police at memorials for five officers slain July 7.
Poindexter Village

Exhibit shows history of public-housing complex

Poindexter Village, one of Ohio's first public-housing developments dedicated 75 years ago, is the subject of a year-long exhibit at the Columbus Historical Society.

Gender changes bring 'hoops'

More than a dozen attorneys already had volunteered as of last week to participate in what's being called Ohio's first Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic.

Police ID body found in Whitehall pond

Whitehall police have identified the body discovered Thursday, July 21, in a retention pond in Whitehall as that of 49-year-old Rhonda S. Myers.

Pokemon catches city's attention

Whitehall is swarming with Pidgeys, Weedles and Squirtles, but they haven't caused any problems, police officers say.

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College notes

* Whitehall-area students named to the Tiffin University dean's list for the spring 2016 semester include Jonette McQueen and Kayla Persinger.

City: Keep cars out of backyard

Whitehall residents who have a few extra wheels on their hands may have to take a closer look at how they store their vehicles.

Principals bring talents to district

Students returning to Beechwood and Etna Road elementary schools Aug. 16 will be greeted by two new faces.

Summer series wraps up with July 24 concert

Whitehall's 2016 Music in the Park summer concert series will come to an end at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the John LaCorte Amphitheater at John Bishop Park.
Police beat

Whitehall: Possible drug lab found in Country Club Road house

Whitehall police issued a warrant for the arrest of a 33-year-old man and said additional drug-related charges are possible after officers removed chemicals and equipment used for manufacturing drugs from a Country Club Road residence early July 15.

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