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  • PAUL VERNON/THISWEEKNEWS
    Whitehall school board President Walter Armes is pictured Monday, July 7, outside Beechwood Elementary School. Armes has been given the Citizen of the Year award by the Whitehall Community Celebration Association and was named a Living Legend by the Whitehall Education Foundation.

    Twofold honor for longtime public servant

    On Feb. 14, Walter Armes' life changed forever.
  • LAURIE STEVENSON/THISWEEKNEWS
    Zori’Anna Powell, 4, smiles as she is introduced to the audience as a contestant in the Little Miss Whitehall pageant, held Saturday, June 28, at John Bishop Park. The pageant is part of Whitehall’s seven-day Independence Day celebration, which continues today, July 3, with fireworks at 10 p.m. at the park. The fun wraps up Friday, July 4, with the annual parade at 10 a.m. followed by food and games at the park.

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District leader: Early state test results encouraging

Whitehall City School District Superintendent Brian Hamler says he is encouraged by preliminary state report card data received late last month, indicating students are making significant strides.

Balanced budget set for '15

Whitehall's general fund operating budget for 2015 is nearly perfectly balanced, showing estimated revenues that are $1,115 in excess of expenditures within a $26.1 million budget, city officials say.
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Hamilton Road market robbed at gunpoint

Whitehall police reported a robbery at La Michoacana, 166 S. Hamilton Road, at 9:05 p.m. July 1.
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