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Learning from a pro

Funderburke brought his "Mr. Fundy's Math Basketball Challenge" to the school. During the event, he told students about growing up poor in a high-crime area of Columbus and how he worked hard, not only in basketball, but in the classroom to succeed. Funderburke used basketball drills to teach math in a fun way.

Officials mull cost, breadth of renovations at park

The Whitehall Parks and Recreation Commission is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. today, April 23, at Whitehall Community Park, 402 N. Hamilton Road, to discuss proposed renovations to the activity building there.
Whitehall police

City looks to nix lieutenant rank, add deputy chiefs

The Whitehall Division of Police would change the rank of lieutenant to that of deputy chief, according to an ordinance being considered by Whitehall City Council.
Police beat

Whitehall: Man loses gun, lottery tickets in scuffle outside store

A Whitehall man told police he was robbed at 4:25 p.m. April 12 outside Whitehall Carry Out, 4227 E. Main St.

Mayor on sole interview for HR position: 'Sometimes you know'

Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard is seeking an additional fringe benefit to attract the city's next director of human resources.

Maggard hopes to keep Woodruff in dual role

Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard is seeking to hire an economic development specialist to assist Development Director Zach Woodruff, who would remain in a dual directorship in the city.

Former bus driver gets probation, fine; civil suit awaits

Former Whitehall City School District bus driver Christopher Litostansky was sentenced on two original assault charges April 13 after pleading no contest in the case.

A library for the next generation

Patrons of the new Whitehall branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 4445 E. Broad St., demonstrated their eagerness Saturday, April 11, by lining up two hours before the start of a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Coming up

Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere, Shenani-Games event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19, at Wolfe Park in Bexley. Four-person teams will compete in feats of skill, strategy and silliness. Food trucks from Tortilla and Skyward Grille will be on hand. Cost is $30 per team member, $120 per team. This donation is tax deductible and will help raise awareness and provide financial support for Ohio victims of sexual violence. To register, go to Call 614-678-5476.

Intradistrict open enrollment begins

The Whitehall City School District will hold intradistrict open enrollment for the 2015-16 school year through June 1.

Rainbow-themed fun at Beechwood celebrates reading

It was a rainbow of color at Beechwood Elementary School March 26 as students explored their individuality during the school's ninth annual Literacy Night.

Young philanthropist brings gifts to Kae Avenue

Meagan Warren's business card reads "CEO and founder."
Police beat

Whitehall: Man robbed at gunpoint after ATM withdrawal

Whitehall police reported a robbery at 6:50 a.m. April 3 at KEMBA Financial Credit Union, 4220 E. Broad St.

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at the Whitehall Municipal Building, 360 S. Yearling Road.

City's health center soon open to district staff members

Whitehall school board members gave a unanimous nod of approval April 9 to a new partnership with the city of Whitehall and its Employee Health and Wellness Center.

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