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CML Foundation award Hoaglins to be honored for 'far-reaching' service

Ann and Tom Hoaglin have moved about a bit since they met while students at Denison University.

Council members split on legislation to raise pay for elected officials

Whitehall City Council members have divergent opinions concerning a battery of ordinances that propose salary increases for council members and Whitehall's administration.
Police beat

Whitehall: Dozen involved in fight planned via social media

Whitehall police arrested four juveniles and three adults, ages 18, 19 and 20, for aggravated rioting at 4:50 p.m. Sept. 16 in the 4400 block of Chandler Drive.

'Conversations' on mental health come to Whitehall

More than three dozen students, school and district leaders, and community members gathered in Whitehall-Yearling High School's media center last week in an effort to bring about understanding and change.

Dystopian novel borne of author's perseverance

When author Tracy Lawson was in first grade, she took part in a young authors program at her elementary school, during which students were encouraged to write stories for publication.

Band on tap for July 3 as group mulls options

Live music may serve as an appetizer to July 4 fireworks next year as a Whitehall committee continues to discuss possible alternatives to a four-day carnival that was canceled after unrest at this year's event.

Superintendent, treasurer offered raises from board

Whitehall school board members met in a closed session last week before approving salary increases for Superintendent Brian Hamler and Treasurer Steve McAfee.
Police beat

Whitehall: Woman reportedly assaulted in skirmish over utility bill

Whitehall police said a known woman assaulted another woman at 5:40 p.m. Sept. 4 at multiple locations, including a business in the 4500 block of East Broad Street.

District leaders pleased with report-card gains

Whitehall City School District officials and teachers are celebrating record academic growth last year, earning the district a couple of A's on its state report card.

City counts on grant for North Hamilton's spruce-up plan

With the assistance of a grant from the Ohio Public Works Commission, Whitehall city officials want to convert the northernmost end of North Hamilton Road into a divided boulevard to accentuate the city's Airport South Commerce & Tech Park.

Net gain

The Rams lost the match 25-15, 25-18, 25-20.
Police beat

Whitehall: Alleged victim admits to breaking window

Whitehall police reported a man initially believed to have been a victim of a robbery sustained injuries after allegedly breaking a window at a Columbus business Aug. 31.

Vendors loath to work carnival sans July Fourth fireworks

At least two vendors who have set up shop during Whitehall's Fourth of July carnival for the past decade or longer say they will not return next year if they cannot operate on the day of the city's fireworks show.
Surprised by appreciation

Care package connects Rosemore, soldier

Six months after Rosemore Middle School participated in Operation Air Drop by sending donations and well-wishes overseas, a heartfelt thank-you from a U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, made its way to Whitehall.

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