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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


Two New Board Members Welcomed to the Marion Community Foundation

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MARION, OH – Two new members have been welcomed to the Marion Community Foundation Board of Directors, announced president and CEO Dean L. Jacob. The new board members include Jeremy Dunn and Fran Voll. These new members bring the board to its full complement of 15 members.

Jeremy Dunn, a Marion native, graduated from Pleasant High School in 2001 and spent the next seven years completing studies at Southeastern University and starting his professional career with JPMorgan Chase & Co.… Read More


Touch A Truck to Benefit United Way’s Kits for Kids Program

A backpack filled with notebooks, pencils, pens, and erasers are just ordinary school supplies to most kids, but to some children those few items can be the critical difference between fitting in and feeling different. United Way, Scioto Shoe Mart and many other area businesses are teaming up to make sure our local children have the school supplies they need this year.

On Saturday, July 18th, from 11am to 4pm featured sponsors Scioto Shoe Mart and United Way of Marion will offer families and children the chance to “Touch A Truck.” This is a free, family friendly event that gives everyone a chance to be hands on with vehicles such as firetrucks, police cruisers, tractors, utility trucks and more.… Read More


STEINER IN CONCERT, NEW ALBUM

Performer Johnny Steiner is a favorite throughout central Ohio. Known for his singing voice and clever wit, Steiner hails from Green Camp and is a graduate of Elgin High School in Marion County. On August 9, Steiner will once again hit the stage at his college alma mater, Otterbein University. The concert is called YOUNG AT HEART, and will serve as the official launch of the singer’s first album in five years, also entitled YOUNG AT HEART.… Read More


Independence Day Holiday Observance City of Marion

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Independence Day holiday, City Departments will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Please Note: Due to closures on Friday, City Hall’s weekly early closure day will be observed on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Therefore, on July 2, most offices in City Hall will close at 3:00 pm. Municipal Court Offices will close at 2:00 pm and the Utility Billing Office will close at 4:00 pm.… Read More


City Hall Entrance Closure

Beginning Thursday, June 25, 2015, the main entrance to the lobby of City Hall will be closed during construction work that will be taking place in front of and near the main entrance to Marion City Hall (233 W. Center St.). This closure will last for approximately 2 weeks, but is weather permitting and could therefore be extended if necessary. During the construction process, it will be necessary for the public to enter City Hall through doors at the rear of the building, also referred to as the Police Entrance.… Read More