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Home invasion

Three in custody after Feb. 8 shooting in Whitehall

Whitehall police on Wednesday, Feb. 10, arrested two men on felony charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery and felonious assault in connection with a home invasion and shooting Monday, Feb. 8, at a residence in the 1000 block of Ross Road.

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Young inventors swim with sharks

The next generation of innovators showcased its brainpower and ingenuity last week during a Shark Tank Jr. competition at Rosemore Middle School.

Hamilton Road up for resurfacing

North Hamilton Road and most of South Hamilton Road will be resurfaced this year as part an Ohio Department of Transportation paving project.

District: Rise in property value means 'good things happening'

For the first time in eight years, property evaluation in the Whitehall City School District has increased, according to the district's fiscal-year tax budget for 2017.

New program takes over for Safety Town

Whitehall police and the Whitehall City School District are partnering this year in a new program, Safe Kids, Safe Schools, designed to further the lessons once taught in Safety Town Whitehall.
Police beat

Whitehall: Reports: Rosemore student brings pistol to school

Whitehall police charged an 11-year-old girl with possessing a weapon in a school safety zone, a fifth-degree felony, after the girl reportedly took a .22-caliber pistol to Rosemore Middle School, 4800 Langley Ave., on Jan. 29.

Shop's closing leaves doughnut-sized hole

John F. Kennedy was president, the Beatles were an obscure British club band, and the phrase Super Bowl Sunday had never been uttered when Nick Soulas opened the doors of Jolly Pirate Donuts at South Hamilton Road and Fairway Boulevard in 1961.

College notes

* Ares Harper of Whitehall has been named to the 2015 fall semester dean's list at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Two Yearling students named to all-state choir

Two Whitehall-Yearling High School students performed last weekend as members of the Ohio Music Education Association All-State Choir.

New Hall of Fame trio enjoy 'exciting evening'

The Whitehall-Yearling High School Hall of Fame added three new members to its ranks during an induction ceremony Saturday, Jan. 30, at the school, 675 S. Yearling Road.

City plans HVAC audit before work

Whitehall is expected to enter into a contract with ABM Building Solutions to audit the city's aging HVAC and other energy-related infrastructure.

Stabbing is city's first '16 homicide

The city of Whitehall's 2015 and its potentially unprecedented nine homicides are in the past, but 2016's first month is continuing the trend.
Police beat

Whitehall: Disruptive diners booted, back truck into cruiser

Whitehall police arrested three men Jan. 24 after they were thrown out of an East Main Street restaurant.

Columbus man arrested in connection with Whitehall's first homicide of 2016

A 24-year-old Columbus man has been arrested in connection with Whitehall’s first homicide of 2016.

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