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Halloween Walk

The Whitehall tradition gives kids a chance to show off their Halloween costumes in the daytime.
Students allegedly assaulted

End of bus driver's tenure with district is imminent

The Whitehall City School District will seek to terminate the employment of a district bus driver criminally charged with assaulting two students Oct. 14 if his resignation is not received prior to the Nov. 13 board meeting.

Council's split nod raises city leaders' pay

A split Whitehall City Council narrowly approved salary increases at their Oct. 21 meeting for members of the administration and City Council, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

New state tests will come with opportunity, challenges

Freshmen at Whitehall-Yearling High School will join others across the state as the first class to embrace Ohio's new graduation requirements.
Issue 4

Children Services seeks 1.9-mill renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a 10-year, 1.9-mill renewal levy -- Issue 4 -- on the general election ballot Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Ebola preparedness

Health officials launch coordinated procedures

Local health officials want to assure the public they are prepared if an Ebola outbreak occurs in central Ohio.
Great American Milk Drive

Campaign aims to provide milk to food banks

Milk is the one thing families who turn to food banks most want and the one thing they are least likely to get.
Police beat

Whitehall: Stabbing report leads to felony charges for three

Whitehall police arrested three people Oct. 17, all for felonious assault, in connection with a stabbing at an apartment in the 4300 block of East Broad Street.

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.

Beechwood applauds students

Beechwood Elementary School recently recognized its September 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.

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.

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.

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