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Posted on: March 19, 2019

2019 Contract Mowing and Property Maintenance Services Proposal Specs

Proposals will be received for Contract Mowing Services within the City of Whitehall, Ohio. Please submit your proposal to the Director of Public Service. All proposals must be received on or before Tuesday, April 2, 2019 by 11:00 A.M. All proposals shoul...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Auditor's Office Receives Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Whitehall by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Cert...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Whitehall Sees Biggest Jump in Home Prices in 2018

Whitehall, the least expensive suburb in central Ohio, saw a 15 percent price hike last year, far more than higher-priced suburbs.

Whitehall and New Albany are less than 10 miles apart, but the two Columbus suburbs illustrate the two worlds of central Ohio...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: January 15, 2019

City Council Votes to Complete Purchase of Woodcliff Condominiums

In a vote at its regular meeting this evening Whitehall City Council authorized the City to proceed with the purchase of Woodcliff Condominiums. 

The City will transfer the funds for the purchase to TransCounty Title on January 25, 2019, completin...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Parks and Recreation Department Won 2nd Place in OPRA Capital Improvement Projects

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2018 Annual Awards of Excellence winners and a number of local agencies have been recognized.

Locally, the Whitehall Parks and Recreation Department won a 2nd place award in the Capital Improve...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: December 5, 2018

City of Whitehall Parks and Rec Wins 5 OPRA Awards

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2018 Annual Awards of Excellence winners and a number of local agencies have been recognized.

Locally, the City of Whitehall won a total of five statewide awards, more than any other agency in ...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Crime Stoppage

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Whitehall Police Chief Mike Crispen was hired two years ago for a reason: The city needed to lower its crime rate.

So far, that has happened.

Through September, violent crime — defined as murder, negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault ...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legal Notice to Woodcliff Condominium Unit Owners

On behalf of THE DAILY REPORTER, a newspaper published in Franklin County, Ohio, makes oath that this printed Legal Notice to Woodcliff Condominium Unit Owners was published 1 time(s) in said newspaper i.e., on May 17, 2018, and that said newspaper is of g...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Whitehall firefighter team rank top 30 in world at Firefighter Combat Challenge

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A team of Whitehall firefighters are ranked in the top 30 in the world for their performance at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge in Alabama Oct. 26-29.

The team, made up of Whitehall Firefighter/Paramedics Pete Richison (team capt...Read on...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Narcotics Unit Executes Search Warrant at 4726 Harbinger Circle East

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Joint Eastside Tactical team executed a search warrant on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in drugs in the City of Whitehall.

Detectives seized 970-...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Whitehall Narcotics Unit Search Warrant Results in Solving Multiple Local Crimes

The Whitehall Police Department Narcotics Unit, along with the Joint Eastside Tactical Response Team, executed a search warrant at 208 Midcliff Dr. in Whitehall on 2/14/19 after a passerby alerted the Whitehall Police of a vehicle they believed to be stol...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Man Tries to Grab Child in Area of S. Hamilton & Etna Rd.

On today’s date, 1/14/19, at approximately 7:50AM, a 12-year-old girl was walking to school when she cut through the rear of a lot located at 510 S. Hamilton Rd. There is a  large apartment complex in this area.  She realized s...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Arrest in Homicide at 4257 E. Main St.

On 11/21/18, Mulugeta Shiferaw was found shot to death in the parking lot of 4257 E. Main St. in Whitehall, Ohio.

On 12/03/18, Whitehall Police arrested 57-year-old Woldai Gebremedhin and charged him with the Aggravated Murder of Shiferaw. Gebremedhin, las...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Whitehall Narcotics Unit Executes Search Warrant

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Joint Eastside Tactical Team executed a search warrant on Monday, November 12th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Drugs.

Detectives seized 40 grams of crystal methampheta...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Whitehall Police Arrest Huntington Bank Robber

On 10/31/18, Whitehall Police detectives, with the assistance of both the U.S. Marshall Service and the ODRC Adult Parole Authority, arrested Robert Mason, age 42, at 1150 Olney Dr, Columbus, Ohio, in connection with the aggravated robbery that occurred a...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Narcotics Unit Executes Search Warrant

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Cocaine and Heroin in the City of Whitehall.

Detectives seized 80 grams of cocaine, 85 grams of He...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Whitehall Police Create "Internet Purchase Exchange Locations" at Police Department

Press Release WHITEHALL POLICE CREATE INTERNET PURCHASE EXCHANGE LOCATIONS AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Whitehall Police Department has now marked two spots at the police department as “Internet Purchase Exchange Locations.” These are commonly referred to as “Meetup Spots” and are used by buyers and sellers from o...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2016

Whitehall Police arrest 5, seize drugs when serving warrant in investigation

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The Whitehall Police Narcotics Unit was investigating a shooting that occurred on Beechcreek Rd. on 11/03/16 at approximately 11:53pm. There are no known victims of this gunfire. As part of the investigation a search warrant was obtained from a judge and ...Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Whitehall Police seize thousands in cash, heroin as part of ongoing investigation

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The Whitehall Division of Police made a major bust Friday, Oct. 14th at a home on the east side of Whitehall.

More than $200,000 in cash was seized, along with 100 grams of heroin, firearms and drug manufacturing and packaging materials.

Two arrest...Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases