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Heroin, cash seized from city residence

Whitehall police Oct. 14 seized more than $200,000 in cash, about 100 grams of heroin, a cache of firearms and drug-manufacturing and packaging materials at a residence on the east side of the city.

Coming up

Family Fall Festival, 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Eastview United Methodist Church, 1045 Ross Road, Columbus. The event will include food, games, trunk-or-treat, a bounce house and music. Admission is free. For more information, visit

College notes

* Whitehall-area students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include Wendy Gittens, Jaleel Grant, LeLana Harris, Erwin Letellier, Semaj Seward and Timothy Turner.

Ready to roll

YMCA, city work together to learn recreation needs

Whitehall and the YMCA of Central Ohio are teaming up to determine residents' programming preferences for the city's recreation and parks department.
Police beat

Whitehall: Man doubles speed limit, curses at officers

Whitehall police arrested a 41-year-old Columbus man for reckless operation of a motor vehicle, OVI and possession an open container of alcohol at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 10.

With district OK, new digs for fireworks show a go

Whitehall's fireworks show is on the move.

Beechwood students, staff mourn teacher

Faculty, staff and students at Beechwood Elementary School are coping with the loss of an educator who dedicated her career to Whitehall schools.
Financial pressure on Whitehall students

Programs, gifts lower hurdles

Every school district strives to educate students in the classroom, but efforts also must be made outside school walls to achieve the best results.

Coming up

Whitehall Shred Day, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Whitehall City Hall, south parking lot, 360 S. Yearling Road. Residents may bring papers in paper bags (that can be shredded) or bags or boxes that can emptied into the shred-on-site bins.

Tickets will be required for July 4th fireworks

After several years of July Fourth events marred by unrest, big changes are brewing for Whitehall's fireworks show in 2017.

Parks commission sends Carr on his way

Whitehall Parks and Recreation Director Steve Carr has parted ways with the city a little sooner than expected after the city's parks and recreation commission opted to place him on paid administrative leave Oct. 4.
Police beat

Whitehall: Man reports rude awakening after 'party'

Whitehall police arrested Keith Howard Brock, 49, of East Broad Street in Whitehall for robbery, a second-degree felony, and abduction, a third-degree felony, at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 5 in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred the previous day.

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