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2 Tones Brewing Plans first taproom

A Central Ohio craft brewery expects to have a taproom of its own later this year. Whitehall’s 2 Tones Brewing Co. opened almost two years ago, and while the local brand can be found on taps around town, its production space at 145 N. Hamilton Rd. has been for beer making only. Owners Tony Hill and Anthony McKeivier expect to […]

Whitehall State of the City – $60 million per square mile of investment

Whitehall drew nearly 50 new companies last year as its renewed economic development strategy began producing big results. In her state of the city address on Wednesday night, Mayor Kim Maggard talked about the renewed economic development strategy the city has pushed since she took office in 2012 – when the suburb shifted to a proactive stance to encourage […]

Whitehall Business Develops Concussion Prevention Technology

What started 10 years ago with an offhand comment about the head-banging woodpecker has become a simple-looking device that just might prevent the types of brain injuries that have parents wondering if they should pull their children from the athletic field. Meet the Q Collar. The semicircular piece wraps around the sides and back of […]

YMCA partners with Whitehall for New Facility

An old activity building at Whitehall Community Park is in for a major overhaul that will turn it into a community gathering place with craft space, a kitchen and an “airnasium.” The city announced a partnership with the YMCA of Central Ohio Tuesday to renovate and expand the building and make it a hub for […]

‘Microhospital’ Proposed for Whitehall

A second microhospital is proposed for Franklin County, a 15-bed facility in Whitehall on the site of a closed Applebee’s, according to an item to be introduced Tuesday at City Council. The location, 4600 E. Broad St., compounds the mystery of what health system would operate the 18,600-square-foot facility. Developer Embree Asset Group Inc. typically works with […]

Whitehall Golf Dome Sold to Make Room for New Development

The city of Whitehall received less than a windfall in ridding itself of a massive inflatable dome last week, but it gained something it considers more valuable than money: marketable real estate in a prime location. Although an online auction to sell the former Four Seasons Golf Center’s 86,000-square-foot, 85-foot-tall inflatable dome on East Broad […]

Nonprofit: Older folks make good workers

Anyone could use a little assistance when looking for work, but older job-seekers might find particular challenges in their search. That’s why a new Whitehall-based nonprofit organization provides help for those 50 years and older who are searching for a new career. Employment for Seniors Inc. opened in late April at its new location in […]

Expansive makeover plan for Broad and Hamilton grows

Expansive makeover plan for Broad and Hamilton grows Whitehall and Continental Real Estate Cos. are fleshing out details of a transformation planned at the site of a crime-ridden apartment complex on East Broad Street and growing the scope of the $50 million project even before work begins. Four months after the city said it would […]

New building soon to rise near airport

Whitehall leaders expect a new 260,000-square-foot industrial building to be completed by the end of the year at the Airport South Commerce & Tech Park, north of East Broad Street between North Yearling and Poth roads. The new industrial building is a second phase of collaboration with developers Mark F. Taggart and Fed One Dublin, […]

City of Whitehall selects Continental Real Estate Companies to develop key site

Whitehall, Ohio] November 29, 2016 – The City of Whitehall has named Columbus-based Continental Real Estate Companies to lead redevelopment efforts of a critical City entry point at the intersection of East Broad Street and Hamilton Road.  Planning for the mixed-use development is underway and will continue into the first quarter of 2017 with construction […]