News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2019

Press Release for Recreational Section 4(f) Impacts to Robinwood Park

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the City of Whitehall are proposing to replace the existing bridge that carries Elbern Avenue over Turkey Run in the City of Whitehall, Franklin County. In order to construct the project, impacts are propos...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Craft Brewer Almost Ready to Open its First Taproom

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A Central Ohio craft brewery is ready to raise its profile.

Whitehall’s 2 Tones Brewing Co. is nearing the opening of its 3,400-square-foot taproom at 4539 E. Broad St.

Though Tony Hill and Anthony McKeivier’s beer and brand hav...

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Community Headlines
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: November 6, 2018

Crime Stoppage

A Safer Whitehall Logo

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: 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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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Four Narcotics Search Warrants Executed Over 2 Days

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Police Intac team executed two narcotics search warrants on Wednesday, May 8th , 2019 and two more narcotic search warrants with the Joint Eastside Tactical Team on Thursday May 9th ,...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
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: 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