Marion schools and agencies participating in Read Across America

United Way of Marion County, Let’s Read 20 and other community partners are coming together on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 with thousands of others across the country to shine a light on literacy across  America. “Open a Book. Spread the Word. Make an Impact.” This is an initiative that brings the power of volunteers together […]

MARMET busts drug operations in Marion

The METRICH/MARMET Drug Task Force executed three search warrants this week that resulted in several arrests and the elimination of a meth lab operating out of a local home. On February 9, 2016, two warrants were served inside the City of Marion as part of a month long investigation into the sale of illegal drugs. […]

Local government schedules altered for 2016 Presidents’ Day

Mayor Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday, offices in City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016. The following departments will operate as noted below: Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, February 15. Residents who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have […]

Marion County selected for project to create disability inclusive healthy communities

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) has selected five states and 10 local communities, including Marion County, to collaboratively build healthy communities specifically designed to include people with disabilities. This project, Reaching People with Disabilities through Healthy Communities, seeks state and community collaboration to accelerate disability inclusion policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) improvements […]

Local government services altered for 2016 MLK Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. However, some City departments will operate on a regular or modified schedule for the day. The following departments will operate as listed below: Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 18. Customers who […]

Government services, hours altered for Thanksgiving

Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices in City Hall will also be closed on Friday, November 27, 2015. As a result of offices in City Hall being closed on Thursday and Friday, the weekly early closure day for […]

Marion Public Health begins offering walk-in immunizations

Marion Public Health has made some changes they say are important to help assure Marion’s infants, children, and adults are able to receive the vaccines they need. The public no longer needs to make an appointment to see a nurse. Walk-in immunizations will be available every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00am – 3:00pm. Marion […]

Local government services alter schedules for Veterans Day

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that offices in City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veteran’s Day. The following city departments will operate as noted: Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling. Customers normally having refuse collected on Tuesday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 […]

Marion County honored for promoting good health

Marion County announced that it is among fifteen cities, two townships and one county being honored by the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Bureau of Health Promotion with a Healthy Ohio Healthy Community Award for promoting good health for their residents. Increasing access to healthy foods, improving opportunities for physical activity and promoting tobacco- free […]

Marion Public Health offices closing on Thursday for trainings

Due to an all staff in-service/training, Marion Public Health will close at 10:00am Thursday, October 22, 2015. The closing will affect all divisions of Marion Public Health including the Administration, Vital Statistics, Environmental Health, Nursing, Emergency Preparedness, and WIC divisions. Marion Public Health will resume normal business hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm on Friday, October […]