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Whitehall school-bus driver charged with assaulting students

Whitehall police announced Wednesday, Oct. 22, a Whitehall City School District bus driver has been charged after allegedly assaulting two students.

Split council gives raises to Whitehall officials

Whitehall City Council members acted at their meeting Tuesday, Oct. 21, meeting to approve salary increases, effective Jan. 1, 2016, for the mayor, auditor, treasurer, city attorney, council president and ward representatives of City Council.

Putting litter in its place

Around 95 volunteers were dispatched to pick up trash around the city.

City task force ready to reveal new tack for Fourth of July

Members of a task force charged with devising an alternative slate of activities for the city's Fourth of July celebration expect to present their findings at the next meeting of Whitehall City Council committees, set Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Hotel out, assisted-living center in

The city of Whitehall and Reynoldsburg-based Wallick Communities have struck a tentative deal that would result in the transformation of the Ramada Inn, 4801 E. Broad St., into an assisted-living community for senior citizens.

Halloween Walk, new event slated

The Whitehall Community Celebration Association is sponsoring something old and something new for Halloween.

Safety lessons could be integrated into curriculum

It's been five years since kindergartners have participated in Safety Town in Whitehall -- and that gap has caught the eye of some city leaders, including Whitehall Councilman Larry Morrison.
Police beat

Whitehall: Good Samaritan robbed of cash in store parking lot

A Lancaster man told Whitehall police he was robbed at 11 p.m. Oct. 11 in the parking lot of United Dairy Farmers, 4374 E. Broad St.
20th House District race

Incumbent Bishoff faces challenger Mefford

Two business owners from Blacklick are vying for the Ohio House of Representatives' 20th District seat.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

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A cut above: Students, teachers donate hair

While there is little data to prove it, many doctors and nurses agree that boosting a cancer patient's self-esteem through their appearance can lead to positive effects.

District's finances in good shape, despite 19-year gap since last levy

The Whitehall City School District's financial outlook continues to improve, leaders say.

Vote on salary hikes will wait for full council

Whitehall City Council members at their Oct. 7 meeting tabled a battery of ordinances that would provide salary increases, effective Jan. 1, 2016, to all elected officials.
Columbus Marathon

Runners this year will start, finish at same spot

For the first time in its history, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon will start and finish at the same place.

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