Turning Point, MTC Offering Public Viewing of “Private Violence”

Private Violence

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there will be a free, public screening of the HBO documentary, “Private Violence”. This event is co-sponsored by Marion Technical College and Turning Point, the local domestic violence program.  The screening will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Health Technologies Building on […]

Candidates Night Debate Set for Tuesday at New Location

League of Women Voters (LWV) of Marion will hold a Candidates’ Night (CN) Debate Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 p.m. at the WWGH (Warren G. Harding) 107.1 FM radio station, 1421 Marion Waldo Road (inside Marion Centre). This year’s participants are the contested local candidates running for office. Contested candidates for Marion County Commissioners are: Ken […]

Marion Technical College Hosting Program Preview Event

Marion Technical College

Marion Technical College (MTC) is holding a Program Preview on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30pm to showcase the facilities, the programs offered, and the hands-on instruction that students receive. This special event will feature representatives from business, information technologies, engineering technologies, health, public service and bachelor degree transfer programs. Visitors will see […]

Local Lawmaker Part of Push Towards “Ward’s Bill of Rights”

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, State Senator Shannon Jones (R-Springboro) and State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) recently unveiled legislation to establish a ward’s bill of rights for those Ohioans who are under the care of a guardianship as well as introduced a new, user-friendly Guardianship Guide prepared by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. “People placed […]

Ohio Unemployment Rate Down a Tick with 6k More Employed

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in September 2014, down from 5.7 percent in August 2014. Ohio’s nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 6,000 over the month, from a revised 5,297,400 in August to 5,303,400 in September. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in September was 319,000, down 5,000 from 324,000 in August. The […]

Registrations for Christmas Clearinghouse Start Monday

Jr. Service Guild will host their annual Christmas Clearinghouse registration in October at Marion County Children Services, 1680 Marion Waldo Road in Marion. Dates to Register: Monday, October 20, 2014 5pm – 8 pm Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5pm – 8 pm Saturday, October 25, 2014 9am – 12 pm The following items are needed […]

City to Start Annual Curbside Leaf Collection Monday

Leaf Pile

Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer said that leaf collection for city residents will begin Monday, October 20, 2014 and continue through Friday, December 12, 2014. The three options for disposal of leaves by city residents are: 1. Place leaves in the tree lawn area to be vacuumed. A vacuum-type collector will collect leaves raked to the […]

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