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On the Move

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center awarded Jessica Stelmach of Whitehall the inaugural Elizabeth M. Ross Nursing Fellowship.

Family fights for pony after city's 'nay'

It's every little girl's dream to have her very own pony.
Renovations at Community Park

Council debate continues as decision nears

The decision on whether to fund $4 million worth of renovations at Whitehall Community Park and build a $750,000 splash pad at John Bishop Park will be in City Council's hands next week.

Five businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

The Whitehall Division of Police recently concluded an operation with the Ohio Investigative Unit concerning the sale of alcohol to minors at Whitehall liquor-license establishments.

Treasurer: Next operating levy is still years away

The Whitehall City School District will remain fiscally sound through the next five years, according to the latest projections.
Police beat

Whitehall: Woman nabs $200, dog food from dollar store

Whitehall police reported a robbery at Family Dollar, 3864 E. Broad St., at 6 p.m. May 10.

Coming up

Wexner Heritage Villiage, Just for Kids: Creating Dream Catchers, 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 21, at 1151 College Ave. This free program is designed for school-age children, helping them to express their feelings of grief and loss through their creativity. Dream catchers are a functional art form from the Native American culture. Materials and a light snack will be provided. To register, call 614-559-0350.

Blaze brings out best in neighbors

Lifelong Whitehall resident Jerry Brooks knew he had the support of family and friends, but he learned the breadth of that support after losing almost all his property and his dog in a house fire last month.

Business will bring $2 million payroll to Yearling Road site

Whitehall expects to welcome a new business to the city early next year when Creative Palette Inc. relocates to 310 N. Yearling Road from North Hamilton Road in Columbus.

District hustles to free old gym of mercury

Whitehall City School District officials took emergency steps last week to remove mercury from the flooring of the old high school's auxiliary gymnasium.
Gahanna

Local's video blog transports visitors to NASA

Central Ohio residents can join 23-year-old Jennifer Turner on a journey to become a flight controller in Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center through a video blog.

Lung Association says there's room for improvement in local air quality

There's good news, bad news and a little in between on the local clean-air front, says the American Lung Association.

ThisWeek earns 18 national journalism awards

ThisWeek Community News has received 18 awards for journalistic excellence in a contest that spans the United States and Canada.

Two dozen houses get attention

Parking spots were at a premium Saturday, May 2, on the streets of Country Club Village in Whitehall, and the front yards of residences teemed with people in brightly colored shirts painting, pruning and sprucing up the Eisenhower-era subdivision.

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