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Alleged assaults on school bus

Families sue district; driver in court Dec. 1

Two Whitehall families have filed a civil lawsuit against the Whitehall City School District following at least two bus incidents in which they allege the driver assaulted their special-needs children while transporting them to school.

Revenue edges out expenses in city's 2015 budget

The proposed general-fund operating budget for next year is in the hands of Whitehall City Council.

Blinds up security, ax distractions at WYHS

Safety and security issues will be addressed over the Thanksgiving break inside Whitehall-Yearling High School, just as renovations begin on the older portion of the school to the tune of $2.6 million.

Winterfair artists pack expo center with gift ideas

More than 400 artists from across the United States will participate in Winterfair, the 38th annual juried fair of fine art and crafts presented by Ohio Designer Craftsmen.

Sending holiday cheer overseas

Ramada Inn's metamorphosis soon will earn city's official OK

A rezoning application set to be approved Dec. 2 by Whitehall City Council is the final step in a development plan that will transform the Ramada Inn on East Broad Street into a luxury assisted-living facility.

Splash pad: Parks commission game, city has money

The Whitehall Parks and Recreation Commission appears amenable to the construction of a splash pad at the site of a former U.S. Army Reserve Center on Country Club Drive, but the timetable remains unclear.

Bus driver charged with assault resigns; lawsuit may follow

Whitehall school board members unanimously accepted the resignation of a school bus driver facing assault and endangering charges last week after hearing from two of the families involved in recent incidents.
Police beat

Whitehall: Teenage boys charged after breaking window

Whitehall police arrested four boys, ages 13, 14, 15 and 16, for burglary and obstructing official business at 9:40 a.m. Nov. 7 in the 300 block of Maplewood Avenue.
Franklin County auditor's report

Only 1.5 percent of triennial-update values challenged

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo attributes public acceptance of a new normal concerning real-estate values as the reason for a significant reduction in the number of property owners disputing property evaluations.

Beechwood names October honorees

Beechwood Elementary School recently recognized its October Students of the Month. The students were recognized by their teachers for being outstanding role models, demonstrating strong character and exhibiting excellent classroom work habits.

Tours demonstrate home living for those with limitations

Older adults and people with physical limitations will get to see how design might provide independent and quality living during tours of the Universal Design Living Laboratory, 6141 Clark State Road, from noon to 6 p.m. daily through Sunday, Nov. 23.

Huber enters recovery program after accepting reduced charges

A Whitehall mother is continuing to help her daughter battle a heroin addiction as she enters the latest phase of her continuing recovery.

Beechwood fun emphasizes good character traits

Every fall, thousands of students across the United States wear pajamas, mismatched socks and crazy hats to school, all in the name of a drug-free lifestyle.
Former armory site

Splash pad on city's radar

Whitehall children -- and likely many adults as well -- will be excited to learn of the city's potential plans to build a splash pad next year at the site of the former U.S. Army Reserve on Country Club Drive.

Push-hands enthusiasts hope to spread word

Push probably won't come to shove during an event scheduled Saturday, Nov. 15, in the auditorium of the Whetstone Community Center.

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