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City of Marion’s receipt of a $300,000 grant announced

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the City of Marion has received notification of a $300,000 competitive grant award for a Neighborhood Revitalization project in the Lodo Neighborhood (Lower Downtown Neighborhood) from the Office of Community Development (OCD), a division of the Ohio Development Services Agency. OCD recently announced that thirty-five (35) top ranking proposals were being awarded a total of $9,698,000 through the PY 2015 Community Development Competitive Set-Aside Program.… Read More


Street closures for the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that on Tuesday, September 8th at 6:00 pm detours will begin being posted on the following streets in the downtown Marion area to accommodate activities for the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival:

Center St. between State St. and Campbell St. Church St. between Prospect St. and Main St Main St. between Church St. and Huber St. Prospect St. between Church St. and George St. Oak St. between Center St.… Read More


City of Marion’s observance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closures for the City of Marion on Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

All offices in City Hall will be closed.

Sanitation crews will not work on Monday, September 7th. Residents that normally have Monday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 8th. Sanitation crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on Tuesday, with the possibility that some of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday.… Read More


St. Mary Parish To Hold Public Festival

MARION – St. Mary’s Catholic Church, which has been located on North Main St. in Marion for 117 years, will hold a parish festival on August 23. Admission is free and open to the public.

The 2015 Festival will include a 2-day flea market, chicken BBQ, children’s games and activities, prize drawings, live entertainment, and festival foods. The main event is Sunday, August 23 from 1-9 p.m. on the church grounds at 251 N.… Read More