Area businesses honored by Alber Enterprise Center

Alber Enterprise Center 2015 Award Winners

Six Ohio organizations were recently recognized for outstanding milestones in business by The Ohio State University’s Alber Enterprise Center. Those receiving awards included: Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, United Church Homes, GrafTech International, LTD, Triumph Thermal Systems, Inc., National Lime & Stone Company, and Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. “We are honored to recognize the outstanding […]

Rep. Dorothy Pelanda Introduces Legislation Expanding Authority of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

(L-R): Brian Garrett, Candy Rinehart, Rep. Dorothy Pelanda

During a press conference at the Statehouse recently, State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) discussed legislation she has introduced that will modernize various provisions regarding Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ (APRN) duties. APRNs include nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists and certified clinical nurse specialists. Also attending the press conference were Candy Rinehart, Director of […]

Kingston holding 3rd Annual Boomer and Senior Expo

The 3rd Annual Boomer and Senior Expo hosted by Kingston Residence of Marion is Friday, May 29th from 10am-2pm. The event is free admission to the public and includes 40+ vendors who provide products, services and valuable information for Boomers and Seniors. The Expo is featuring several of Marion’s Senior Celebrities. The Celebrity Seniors include: […]

Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report lists over 600 children as missing

Missing Children balloon launch

In recognition of National Missing Children’s Day on Monday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released the 2014 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report, which documents that 18,097 children were reported missing in Ohio in 2014. Of the children reported missing by law enforcement agencies during the calendar year, 17,826 were recovered safely. Children reported missing were […]

Marion Public Health kicks off seasonal tall grass and weed program


Marion Public Health announced they will continue to work with the City of Marion in requiring property owners/residents to maintain their property in accordance with City code. The Codified Ordinances of the City of Marion, Chapter 678 prohibits grass or weed growth in excess of 12 inches. Yards determined by the health department to have […]

Agents warn against offering alcohol to underage party guests

Graduation season is here, and for many parents and graduates, this may also mean graduation parties. Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit know many parents will refrain from allowing underage party guests from consuming alcohol. However, there are some parents and graduates that will participate in the illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol […]

Some changes announced for PARCC testing

PARCC, the 11-state Common Core testing partnership, will slightly shorten its tests next year and have just one testing period, not two. PARCC announced that member states voted to approve the change Wednesday. PARCC’s press release said that it will cut testing time by 60 minutes in math and 30 minutes in English. That change […]

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