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Emergency road closure information

Weather-permitting, an emergency closure will occur from 7:00 am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 through approximately 10:00 am Thursday, July 31, 2014 for Leader Street between W. Center St. and Silver St. ODOT will be performing deep pavement repairs in the area under the railroad overpass, which will then require a two-step process for repaving this portion of the street.… Read More

Rosa & Rocco’s Golf Outing With Proceeds to Benefit United Way

Calling all golfers. On Monday, August 4th at the Marion Country Club (2415 Crissinger Road, Marion, Ohio), Rosa & Rocco’s is hosting a golf outing to benefit United Way of Marion County. Lunch starts at noon, followed by a 1:00pm shotgun start. A steak dinner, prizes, raffles and live entertainment will follow at Rosa & Rocco’s. The registration fee is $75 per player and includes 18-holes with cart. The 4-man scramble format will offer prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive.… Read More

St. Mary’s Vacation Bible School Information

MARION – St. Mary Parish is offering a uniquely Catholic perspective for its Vacation Bible School program this summer. July 27-31, the volunteer-led program will focus on one of the most beloved and traditional forms of Catholic prayer, the Rosary.

Open to children of all ages and religious backgrounds, the Vacation Bible School will focus specifically on the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary during sessions which take place 6-8 p.m. each evening at the church, located at 251 N.… Read More

Local EFSP Board Taking Applications for Federal Funds

MARION – United Way of Marion County, the local administrative agent for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), announced today that Marion County will receive $23,215 in federal funding this year to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

Local agencies that provide such services wishing to apply for funding from Marion County’s EFSP Board will need to submit an application on or before Monday, July 14, 2014. To be eligible, an agency must: 1) be a private voluntary non-profit or a unit of government, 2) have an accounting system, 3) practice non-discrimination, 4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 5) if a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board.… Read More