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Whitehall fire staff will grow by one

The Whitehall Division of Fire will hire a new staffer by Oct. 26, Fire Chief Preston Moore said Thursday, Oct. 8, after City Council passed an emergency ordinance two days earlier authorizing him to do so.

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Whitehall police charge Blacklick man with murder

Whitehall police Monday, Oct. 5, arrested a Blacklick man and charged him with one count of murder in connection to a Sept. 26 slaying at a residence on San Jose Lane in Whitehall.

Residents stand with city against criminals

A small group of Whitehall residents hopes a grassroots effort augmented by social media will reverse a perceived crime increase punctuated by seven homicides so far this year.

Wrapping up

The Rams, who lost 45-8, return to action Friday, Oct. 9, as host to London.

City locks in waste-services rate for five years

Whitehall residents will pay a slight increase for solid-waste disposal and recycling services beginning next year and will keep the same rate for a five-year period.

Final link of Alum Creek trail completed

Columbus has completed the last segment of the Alum Creek Greenway Trail, linking 22 miles of the scenic route from Westerville and Easton to Three Creeks Park near Groveport.
Police beat

Whitehall: Man alleges he was shot in attempted robbery near ATM

A 27-year-old Columbus man told Whitehall police he was shot during an attempted robbery at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 24 outside a bank on East Main Street.
Issue 14

ADAMH seeks renewal levy in November

The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County will return to voters this year seeking support for a five-year, 2.2-mill renewal levy to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.
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Naloxone available without prescription

A local nonprofit organization is the first in Franklin County to start selling naloxone without a prescription, according to the state board that oversees distribution.

City picks firm to design splash pad

Whitehall's splash pad moved a step closer to reality last week.

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Cheering on another win

Fletcher and other seniors rooted for the Buckeyes during a get-together Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Whitehall Senior Center.

Shutdown could hit city hard, mayor says

Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard said Monday, Sept. 28, she was keeping her fingers crossed that the federal government reaches an agreement on spending authority and avoids a shutdown.
Police beat

Whitehall: Police arrest three at house after two reports of gunfire

Whitehall police arrested a 20-year-old man for obstructing official business and tampering with evidence, along with two other people on unrelated charges, after police responded to a report of gunfire at 4 a.m. Sept. 18 at a residence in the 4500 block of San Jose Lane.

2015 bloodier after homicide

Whitehall police are investigating the city's seventh homicide of 2015.

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