Marion judge trained in Eldercaring Coordination

Ohio is at the forefront of a program aimed at helping resolve family disputes when it comes to taking care of their elderly loved ones. Judges from all over the state, including Marion County Family Court Judge Robert D. Fragale, recently gathered at a Probate Judges Association conference to train judges on the program, Eldercaring Coordination. […]

Court rules that Marion Commissioners must accept annexation request

Marion County must approve National Lime & Stone Company’s request to have 224 acres of its industrial mining property annexed to the city of Marion, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled this week. The decision overturns a rejection of the move by the Marion County Commissioners. A Supreme Court majority agreed with National Lime’s position that […]

Court: Former Cardington employee not entitled to whistleblower status

An employee of the Village of Cardington who claimed he was fired for reporting problems at the local wastewater treatment plant did not establish that he qualified as a whistleblower under state law or that his employer committed any crimes, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Donald Lee, who worked at the plant, was “instrumental” […]