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Businesses and job seekers wanted for Job & Internship Fair

The annual Marion Campus Job & Internship Fair is coming up Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Alber Student Center Gymnasium on the Marion campus. The event is open to the public, students, and recent graduates. Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion, Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County […]

Marion County Family and Children First Council hires new coordinator

Marion County Family and Children First Council (FCFC) has announced Demudia “Ide” Okojie as the new Council Coordinator. Okojie is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio and majored in International Studies. He comes to FCFC from Access Ohio (formerly Central Ohio Mental Health Center) in Delaware where he began as a Case Manager and […]

College Credit Plus process for 2018-2019 underway, offers high school students ability to earn free college credits

Students intending to participate in the fourth year of College Credit Plus, the successful program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school, can begin the notification process for the 2018-2019 school year. College Credit Plus debuted at the start of the 2015-2016 school year and has […]

Major health insurer stops paying for some emergency room visits

One of Ohio’s largest insurers is denying payment for emergency room claims when it determines policyholders didn’t need emergency care. The Ohio Hospital Association and state lawmakers are working to combat Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield’s new practice, which could leave Ohio policyholders with thousands of dollars in ER bills, according to Thursday morning’s Capitol […]

State BCI assists in tracking online sources of school threats

School districts across the state have seen an increase in threats, causing closings, poor attendance, and arrests of those making the threats. This threats have impacted the Marion City Schools as well as Pleasant, which sent students home early on Wednesday following the discovery of a written bomb threat in a restroom. You can read […]

Monday is deadline to reserve seat for annual ATHENA luncheon

The Women’s Business Council (WBC) of Marion, Ohio is honored to again sponsor the ATHENA Leadership Award® which will be presented on Monday, March 12, 2018. Luncheon activities begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Guthery Room at Maynard Hall on the Ohio State University at Marion/Marion Technical College campus. Due Monday, February 26, reservations for […]

2018 Kiwanis Pancake Day marks 60th anniversary of event

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Marion Noon Kiwanis’ Pancake Day. On Saturday, February 24, 7am to 2pm at Tri-Rivers Career Center, Kiwanis members will be flipping pancakes, serving sausage, coffee, and juice for a great cause. The day will also feature local entertainment. In 2017, funds raised from the breakfast supported 14 […]

Oscar nominated “The Post” playing at the Marion Palace Theatre

The Oscar nominated Best Motion Picture of the Year “The Post” will play at the historic Marion Palace Theatre February 23, 24, and 25. The Palace Theatre is located at 276 W. Center Street in Marion, Ohio. Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in “The Post,” a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership […]

Ohio congressional redistricting reform approved as Issue 1 on May ballot

It’s official — Ohioans will vote May 8 to change how the state draws congressional districts to a process supporters say will be more fair, transparent and bipartisan. The General Assembly’s proposed constitutional amendment will be Issue 1, the only statewide issue on the May primary election ballot. The Ohio Ballot Board, a bipartisan panel […]

Craig Seitter: athlete, volunteer, and more

What’s special about Craig Seitter? Nothing really, except for a contagious smile, great work ethic, and an athletic drive. Becky and Allen Seitter welcomed Craig into the world in August of 1982. Craig was born with Down syndrome. At birth, he did have some complications that kept him at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus for […]