Flu Shots Available at Marion Senior Center’s Health Fair

The Marion Senior Center is hosting a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 9am to 2pm. Area health professionals and businesses will be present to offer health screenings, and educational information on health-related topics for the Marion senior community. LifeCare Alliance will be providing regular flu vaccine (19 years and older) for […]

Marion POET General Manager Back from Lobbying Trip to Washington

Cliff Brannon, General Manager of POET Biorefining – Marion, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. with other POET officials to meet with Congressional officials and highlighted the important role ethanol plays in reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil and revitalizing the American economy. Brannon joined Growth Energy leaders, including CEO Tom Buis and Co-Chairman of the […]

ACT Workshops Available to Help Area Students Boost Scores


The five-hour workshop offered on the Marion campus helps high school sophomores and juniors succeed as they prepare to take the ACT college preparatory exam. Higher ACT scores increase their chance of being accepted into the college of their choice and may increase how much financial aid they receive. Technical students entering professional programs like […]

Marion Historical Site to Host First Opera in more than 100 Years

This show is now sold out. Phantoms of opera singers past will be invoked during a history-making performance Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the recently restored historic Opera House, 1674 Owens Road West in Marion. “Phantoms of the Old Opera House Come Alive!” will be presented by singers from Opera Project Columbus […]

Palace Theatre Showing Robin Williams’ “Hook”

The Marion Palace Theatre will pay tribute to the late Robin Williams and feature the 1991 Peter Pan inspired film “Hook” on the big screen September 19 through September 21, 2014. Patrons will have five opportunities to see the film: Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 […]

“Matter of Balance” Program now Available in all 88 Ohio Counties


A Matter of Balance, the award-winning program that helps older adults reduce their risk of falls, is now available in all 88 Ohio counties, just one year after the STEADY U Ohio initiative made statewide expansion a priority. At the time of the launch of STEADY U in September, 2013, “A Matter of Balance” was […]

Attorney General Files Suit Against Marion Contractor

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Tuesday announced a lawsuit against a Marion home improvement company accused of failing to deliver promised services and failing to pay supply companies, resulting in liens placed on consumers’ homes. In the lawsuit, the Attorney General charges Beltran Construction LLC and its owner, Jon Settlemire, with violations of Ohio’s consumer […]

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