Employers & organizations sought for annual campus-based job fair

Marion Campus Job Fair

Central Ohio area employers seeking qualified candidates to fill entry level through career positions, as well as internships and educational/training opportunities are encouraged to participate in the 14th Annual Marion Campus Job, Internship, & Education Fair. Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion, Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County, and iHeartMedia, Inc. have […]

Flu now widespread across Ohio; 287 hospitalizations in one week

Influenza-like illness is now widespread throughout Ohio for the first time this flu season, and the number of associated hospitalizations are rising. The first week of January, there were 287 new confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio compared to 157 the week before. There have been 654 total flu-associated hospitalizations since flu season began last October. […]

Coons named January employee of the month at Kingston

Chuck Coons

Kingston Residence of Marion has announced their January 2017 Employee of the Month is Chuck Coons. Chuck has been a cook for one year and previously was the owner/operator of Woody’s Restaurant in Upper Sandusky for 17 years. “I love the friendliness of my co-workers and the comradery we have in the kitchen,” states Coons. […]

Ohio income tax filing season opens on January 23

Ohio taxpayers may file their 2016 state income tax returns with the opening of the income tax filing season on January 23, 2017. Again this year, the top priority for the Ohio Department of Taxation is to ensure that taxpayers’ personal and tax information remain secure as criminals step up attempts across the internet to […]

Chamber Directors hold annual strategic planning, invite comment at annual meeting

Chamber BOD 2017

The Marion Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors held their annual strategic planning meeting on January 12.  Board members met with community leaders and elected officials to learn about the specific areas being considered for development of 2017 Chamber Initiatives.  At the core of the Chamber’s mission is advocacy for creating a community that […]

Rep. Pelanda selected to serve on Presidential Inauguration Committee

Dorothy Pelanda

State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) was recently appointed by Ohio House Speaker Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to serve as part of Ohio’s legislative delegation for the Presidential Inauguration on Friday, January 20th, 2017. “It is a privilege to attend the Inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump,” Rep. Pelanda said. “I am honored to be part […]

Canines and comedy collide in show at the Marion Palace Theatre

Mutts Gone Nuts

The canine comedy show, Mutts Gone Nuts!, will take the Marion Palace Theatre stage on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. Nine canines, whose talents range from hoop jumping, dancing, and catching Frisbees to rope jumping, tight-wire walking and more, unleash “havoc and hilarity in a breathtaking, action packed spectacular.” Adult tickets are on […]

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