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All Saints Academy/Christ the King Church, Lenten Fish Fry, 5 to 8 p.m. March 13 and March 27 in the gymnasium at All Saints Academy, 2855 E. Livingston Ave. For more information call the academy at 614-231-3391.

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District leaders see pros, cons of PARCC tests

Despite some interference from Mother Nature, the Whitehall City School District's administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests, better known as PARCC, will not be affected.

Mayor invites city residents to hear wide-ranging address

Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard is scheduled to deliver her State of the City address before City Council's next meeting, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at City Hall, 360 S. Yearling Road.

Parking restrictions near elementary school in effect

Parents picking up children at Beechwood Elementary School no longer may lawfully park or stop on the north side of Etna Street between Beechwood Road and Robinwood Avenue.
Police beat

Whitehall: Man threatens to 'shoot up' car

Whitehall police arrested an 18-year-old man for assault and aggravated menacing at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 13 in the first block of Collingwood Avenue.

A sweet challenge

The Valentine's Day-themed event featured games and other fun activities that incorporated math.

District's use of city's health center 'natural fit'

The Whitehall City School District is looking at whether a partnership with the city and its Employee Health and Wellness Center would be a smart move for both the district and its staff.

'Eyesore' could be razed after Whitehall's purchase

Whitehall's efforts to revitalize the South Hamilton Road corridor will continue with the probable purchase of a three-story apartment building that has been vacant for about six years.

No suspects in Feb. 13 homicide

Whitehall police investigating the city's second homicide of 2015 have no immediate leads after a fatal shooting that occurred Friday, Feb. 13, at an apartment building at 4218 Rickenbacker Ave.
Police beat

Whitehall: Turkey Hill robbery may have been first in spree

Whitehall police reported a robbery at 1:02 a.m. Feb. 10 at Turkey Hill, 721 S. Hamilton Road.

No changes in works for anti-panhandling signs

While Whitehall city leaders are considering modifying the color or font of city signs that urge the public to give to charity instead of panhandlers, they appear resolved that their message requires no changes.

Grant could help pay for new mast arms on main roads

Whitehall's thoroughfares will get a significant upgrade next summer with help from a federal grant that will fund the construction of mast arms at all the city's signalized intersections on East Broad Street, East Main Street and South Hamilton Road.

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