Marion Now - Moving Our Community Forward

Marion Now - Moving Our Community Forward

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Marion City Police Lt. BJ Gruber talks about how the MPD has adjusted to the changes ordered by the Health Department and State Government during the coronavirus outbreak. He talked about the community videos they've been putting out on social media, crime and how it's changed in the last month and how they're helping to enforce the State's "Stay and Home" order.
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Jessica Moon with Roth Bacon Moon Attorneys speaks on how a small business owner can get assistance during the Coronavirus Quarantine. She also speaks on the questions many people have on continuing with their estate planning at this time.
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Marion Public Health Commissioner Traci Kinsler joined the Marion Now Podcast to update everyone on how Marion is doing with the COVID-19 situation. She addressed the testing questions, what is an essential business and how Marion Public Health is checking on them, she talked about PPE in our county and our hospital's capacity when a surge comes.
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This week, Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer's update includes information about Recreational Fires on your property, the Critical Operations Plan for city services and departments, what law enforcement is working on and the fire department establishing a COVID-19 Response Unit and Building to respond to calls from those who have been exposed.
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Robb Lust, The Dog Professor from Edgefield Animal Care Center, joined us for an episode to talk adress the question, "Can My Pets Get Coronavirus?" He also talked about how Edgefield Animal Care Center has changed with the "Stay At Home" order in Ohio, keeping your dog in a routine with everyone working from home, and why you need to stay current with your pets meds and preventative.
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Unfortunately, this years Red Cross Radiothon will have to be cancelled. Paul spoke with Phyllis Hendrix, a Red Cross Volunteer, about the decision and how you can still help our Red Cross Chapter. To donate, give blood or get more details about our Red Cross, just go to https://www.redcross.org/local/ohio/buckeye/about-us/locations/north-central-ohio.html
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer talked about how the city is continuing to react to the coronavirus situation. He addressed city services, street paving programs, City Council Meeting changes and how the police are enforcing the Physical Distancing issues in the parks and common areas.
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There are plenty of activities available at our Marion County Park District, James Anderson, Naturalist, has some great activities you can do on your own, with your family and practice Safe Distancing. Things like walking, biking, bird watching, watching nature emerge in the spring time and soon so much more. James has also began doing lessons on the Marion County Park District's social media pages and YouTube Channel. https://...
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The need for blood is critical right now. Max Miller from The American Red Cross Central Ohio Region is in charge of the blood drives in Marion county. He joined us today to talk about why you should donate, where you can donate and how easy it is to save up three lives in about 30 minutes of your time. Call 1-800-Red-Cross for details or www.RedCrossBlood.org
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Eric Mosley, sports personality and host of "One Mo Thing", chimed in on how this situation is treating him and his thoughts on how we should go about getting past this thing they call coronavirus.
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer joined me to update everyone in the city about the current State of The City under the coronavirus situation. He spoke about City Hall closing, utility billing, income tax filings and payments and about how city services have changed in the past few weeks. He also addressed the biggest question you have about businesses staying open during this "Stay At Home" order from the Ohio Department of He...
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Marion Public Health Commissioner Traci Kinsler joined us to talk about Coronavirus in Marion. She talked about where we are today and what might happen next. She addressed "Why factories are still open" and "What do you do if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19." She answers these key questions and explains the Executive Order her and Mayor Schertzer issued yesterday. Listen and have many of your questions ...
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March 19, 2020 22 min
Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer gives an update on what the city government is doing in the wake of the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the need for blood in our area and country is CRITICAL! Red cross of North Central Ohio Executive Director Todd James details the issues and instructs you on how to help in this podcast episode! www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-Red Cross to help!
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Dr Heather Columber, a family practice Doctor in Marion and a Associate Medical Director for Primary Care for OhioHealth, address the COVID-19 Pandemic and how it effects Marion. PLUS she offers her advice on staying healthy, how you should react if you're not feeling well and how to keep yourself mentally healthy with this new way of living.
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Jessica Moon from Roth Bacon Moon Attorneys talks about the importance of choosing the right attorney to fit your needs.
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Family Life Church is bringing an awesome program to Marion from Compassion International. It's called The Compassion Experience. It's an all ages exhibit that allows you to experience another world without leaving yours. Natalie Longmeier stopped by to tell us about the event. Get more details at https://changetour.compassion.com/faq or on FLC's Facebook page.
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The Marion County Farm Bureau's Farmers Care Breakfast is on Saturday March 21st from 7am to 11am at Tri-Rivers Career Center. John Hafer stopped by the Marion Public Library Community Podcast Studio to talk about the annual event.
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March 9, 2020 27 min
"The Dog Professor" Robb Lust talks us through the different reasons why a dog is behaving the way that it is.
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March 6, 2020 13 min
Current Ridgedale School District resident Cathy Hamilton talks about the importance of passing the 1% Earned Income Tax that is on the March 17th ballot. Cathy also explains what income will be and won't be taxed.
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