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The Marion Senior Center will have a celebration of the ages during its annual Senior Citizens Day Celebration on May 12. The theme for this year's event is "Marvelously Mature," and the dinner celebration will be at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway East, with the meal being served at noon.
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Safety improvements made to the building a fire destroyed on Easter Sunday helped protect occupants, who were alerted and able to escape the burning two-story structure, the city fire inspector said.
Hoping to lure folks who haven't read a book lately or hardly ever, World Book Night will offer free paperbacks on Wednesday evening.
Another year brings another Earth Day celebration to Marion County, but this year's recycling efforts will include latex-based paint for the first time.
She said she is opposed to Common Core and supports any effort to replace it with something that helps students succeed while losing the overtesting, data collection and breakdowns between students, teachers, and parents.
As students participate in Career Tech labs, they acquire skills that can be applied to the workplace.
Ask 2-year-old Jazlen Harden where her mother is, and she has two answers. The first person she points to is her mother's twin sister, Beth Carey, who has cared for her this past year.
There are no concerns for a current fire captain from a small town in northeast Ohio, who will soon oversee the largest township fire department in Marion County.
The public is invited to join downtown businesses, government offices and community volunteers for the 12th Annual Downtown Earth Week Celebration at noon Thursday at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 N. Main St. Trash bags, work gloves and water bottles will be provided.
The Marion Township Fire Department has named a new fire chief. Capt. Brian Taylor, currently with a fire department in Cortland, was selected Tuesday evening by the Marion Township Board of Trustees to lead the township fire department.
Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency's board follows the findings of a university study and the recommendation of health commissioner, Tom Quade.
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