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FirstEnergy TO PERFORM AERIAL PATROLS

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Marion City residents please be advised that FirstEnergy is performing aerial inspections of transmission systems beginning today (August 25, 2014) and will continue through (September 19, 2014), weather permitting.  

The helicopter similar to the provided photo will be flying at speeds of approximately 35-40 MPH above and along side the lines and may hover or circle around at any time for a closer inspection.  

As always, poor weather and emergency patrols/repairs elsewhere may cause re-scheduling and/or delays.   


Officer Rowe’s Last Day

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Early Photo - RoweFriday, August 1, 2014  was Officer Tim Rowe’s last day with Marion PD. He was hired on July 2, 1989 as a Police Officer for the City of Marion. He served in many different capacities at the police department which included being a Field Training Officer from 1992 to 2000, a member of Marion County’s first SRT unit, serving on that unit from 1996 to 2001, and a Detective from 2004 to 2006.

Officer Rowe was also in charge of the police department’s indoor gun range from 2004 to 2014 and he assisted in getting the police department’s rifle program underway in 2007. He had over 600 hours of advanced training in his 25 year career and was an instructor for handgun, rifle, and shotgun.

During his career, he received the Meritorious Service Class A award in 1990 from a knife attack and a Class C award involving a serious domestic call. He retired with ribbons for community service, good conduct, and marksman. He received several letters of commendation from different places as well.

Officer Rowe retired after 25 years of service to the community. Congrats on your retirement, Tim, and thank you for your service!


AQUA OHIO TO CONCLUDE MARION WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.
No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the water clear faster.

Week 8 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, July 7, 2014: Zwayer Drive, Twin Lakes Drive, Bay Hill Estates Development and Crystal Lakes Development.

Tuesday, July 8 2014: State Route 309 east of Pole Lane Road, Depot Area (State Route 309 east).State Route 309 east of State Route 98, Marion Williamsport Road east of State Route 98, State Route 98, State Route 95 east of State Route 98, Village of Caledonia.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014: Village of Caledonia, Linn-Hipsher Road, Martel Road, Village of Martel, State Route 746, north Whetstone River Road.

Thursday, July 10, 2014: Crissinger Road, Eagle Creek Development, Eaglewood Development, Marion Country Club Development, Gooding Road, Holverstott Drive, Somerlot Hoffman Road west, Lighthouse Ridge, Cobblestone Creek, Owens Road West, Gooding Road, State Route 47 and Village of Prospect.

Village of Prospect.

This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA (877.987.2782).

Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information, or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM – WEEK 7

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the water clear faster.

Week 7 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, June 30, 2014: Collinswood Development, Canterbury Development, Barks Road East, Hampton Woods Development, Wellness Drive, Forest Hill Drive, Barks Crossing Development, Lake Boulevard, DLS Development, Bayside Drive, Old Pond Drive..

Tuesday, July 1 2014: East Fairgrounds Street, Likens Chapel Road, Marion Williamsport Road, Pinewood Drive, Chapel Heights Road, Pole Lane Road, Airport Drive, Innovation Drive, Likens Road, G.S.A. Area (Likens Road west of Pole Lane Road)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014: G.S.A. Area (Likens Road west of Pole Lane Road), Grandview Estates, Linn Hipsher Road between Pole Lane Road and New Road.

Thursday, July 3, 2014: Madison Avenue, Strawberry Lane, Parkview Avenue, State Route 309 east from Parkview to Pole Lane Road, Kilbury Road, Linda Mel Drive, Carolyn Drive, Wheeler Drive, New Park Drive, Sandra Drive, Terrie Lane, Zwayer Drive, Kibbey Drive, Bealer Drive

Friday, July 4, 2014: Independence Day – No Flushing

 

This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information, or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM – WEEK 6

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the
water clear faster.

Week 6 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, June 23, 2014: Elmwood Drive, King Avenue, Vernon Heights Boulevard, Leetonia Road, Uhler Road, Cambridge Avenue, Harding Road, Forest Lawn Drive, Toulon Drive.

Tuesday, June 24 2014: Harvey Drive, Marlow Circle, Laura Drive, Bexley Avenue, Normandy Drive, Bordeaux Drive, Toulon Avenue, Amboise Drive, Chenonceaux Drive, Retreat Lane.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014: Reserve Subdivision, Blois Drive, Villandry Drive, Loire Valley Drive, Chaumont Drive, Wilshire Drive, State Route 529, Siesta Drive, Arbor Lane, Timber Lane, Skeawood Drive, Woodside Drive, State Route 95 East, University Drive, Phoenix Drive, Eastlawn Drive.

Thursday, June 26, 2014: State Route 95 East , McMahan Boulevard, Welcome Way, Blevins Boulevard, Dunvegan Street, Kilchurn Drive, Glasgow Lane, Aberdeen Street, Balmoral Road, Carol Lane, Betty Lane.

Friday, June 27, 2014: America Boulevard, Jamesway Drive, Sussex Way, Exeter Way, Summerset Drive, Meadow Lane, Greenway Drive, Mayfield Drive, Edgefield Drive, Garden Place, Westminister Road, Brookpark Road, Oxford Road, Eton Street, Marion Edison Road, Richland Terrance, Greenlea Drive.
This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA (877.987.2782).

Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information, or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM – WEEK 5

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AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM

Program enhances water quality, reliability and fire protection

Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the
water clear faster.
Week 5 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, June 16, 2014: Delaware Avenue, Executive Drive, Ellen Kay Drive, Community Drive, Fairfax Drive, Crescent Heights Road, Barks Road west of Delaware Avenue, Southland Parkway and Marion Waldo Road.

Tuesday, June 17 2014: South High Street, East Church Street, Mount Vernon Avenue, South Vine Street, Ellis Place, Franklin Street, Lafayette Street, Willow Street, Gurley Avenue, Belmont Street, Powhatten Street, East Washington Avenue, Eisenhower Avenue, Walnut Street, Presidential Avenue.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014: South Greenwood Street, Cummins Avenue, Durfee Drive, Sargent Street, Elm Street, Brightwood Drive, Then between East Center Street and Mount Vernon Avenue, Forest Street, Summit Street, Hane Avenue, South Grand Avenue.

Thursday, June 19, 2014: Between East Center Street and Mount Vernon Avenue, South Seffner Avenue, Uhler Avenue, Reed Avenue, Forest Lawn Boulevard, Pennsylvania Avenue, Kenmore Avenue.

Friday, June 20, 2014: Merchant Avenue, Clover Avenue, Homer Street, Spencer Street, Clairdon Avenue, Kensington Place, The Woods Addition, Sara Avenue, Peterson Street, Dennis Avenue, Trachsel Avenue, then South of Mount Vernon Avenue, Forest Street, Summit Street.

 
This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA (877.987.2782).

Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information, or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.

 


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM – WEEK 4

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the water clear faster.

 

Week 4 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, June 9, 2014: Chatfield Drive, Bellefontaine Avenue, Shellbark Street, Hickory Drive, all of Colonial Acres, Bellefontaine Avenue, Cheney Avenue, Evans Road, Smith Street.

Tuesday, June 10 2014: Gill Avenue, Miami Street, Park Boulevard, Darlington Court, Olney Avenue, West Church Street, Blaine Avenue, Lilac Lane, Daffodil Drive and Whitmore Street.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014: West Columbia Street, Blaine Avenue, Windsor Street, Marion Avenue, Carner Avenue, Cherry Street, Orchard Street, Girard Avenue.

Thursday, June 12, 2014: Pearl Street, West Pleasant Street, Chase Street, South Prospect Street, Osgood Street, Lake Street, Waples Avenue and Malo Drive.

Friday, June 13, 2014: Superior Street, Irey Avenue, Cleveland Avenue, South Main Street, South State Street, Delaware Avenue.

 

This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA
(877.987.2782).

Aqua Ohio is the Buckeye State’s largest investor-owned drinking water and wastewater utility and serves about 500,000 customers in 14 counties. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information, or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM – WEEK 3

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, June 2 through Friday, June 6 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the water clear faster.

Week 3 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, June 2, 2014: East Center Street, Wilson Avenue, John Street, Dix Avenue, Carhart Street, Jefferson Street south of RR Tracks, North Grand Avenue south of RR Tracks, North Seffner Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Gebhardt Street, Adams Street east of Lincoln, Barnhart Street, Garfield Street, Midlam Avenue, Benton Place.

Tuesday, June 3 2014: Chicago Avenue, East Center Street, Wilson Avenue, Johnson Street, Boone Avenue, Neil Avenue, Franconia Avenue, Madison Avenue, West Center Street, State Route 95 west, Brentwood Drive, Glenwood Drive, Rosewood Drive.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014: Bennett Street, Clinton Street, National Drive, Saint Gallen Drive, Western Drive, Swiss Drive, Nye Street, Glad Street, Latourette Street, Fies Avenue and Waterloo Street.

Thursday, June 5, 2014: Davids Street, Bennett Street, Wood Street, Herman Street, Darius Street, Uncapher Avenue, Mound Street, Buckeye Street, Vancouver Drive, Savannah Drive, Rochelle Drive, Catalina Drive, Westlawn Drive, Uncapher Avenue, Henry Street, Oak Grove Avenue.

Friday, June 6, 2014: Congress Street, Woodrow Avenue, Merkle Avenue, Westwood Avenue, Edison Avenue and Sheridan Road.

 

This is also a good time for customers to check and flush their home water system; they can find tips on home water system maintenance at www.aquaamerica.com/pages/customerservice.aspx.

Customers who have questions may call our Customer Service Center toll-free at 877.WTR.AQUA (877.987.2782).


AQUA OHIO TO FLUSH MARION WATER SYSTEM

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Tuesday, May 27 through Friday, May 30 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. If possible, customers should refrain from doing laundry to avoid possible staining while the flushing is taking place near their home. If tap water is discolored, allow it to run until clear. Running several cold-water faucets at the same time will help the water clear faster.

Week 2 (of 8) Flushing Schedule:

Monday, May 26, 2014: Memorial Day – No Flushing

Tuesday, May 27 2014: North State Street, Fairview Street, Paula Drive, Libby Lane, Bryant Street, Harrison Street, Elk Street, Park Street, Bellevue Avenue, Narrow Street, Ballentine Avenue.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014: Patterson Avenue, East Center Street, Sharpless Court, Dewolf Court, North Vine Street, McWilliams Court and North Greenwood Street, East George Street, East Farming Street.

Thursday, May 29, 2014: East Farming Street, East Mark Street, Adams Street West of North Grand, North Grand Avenue North of RR Tracks, Grant Street, Tyler Street, Polk Street, VanBuren Street, Kentucky Avenue, Jefferson Street north of RR Tracks, Richmond Avenue, Fairwood Avenue, Lynn Drive.

Friday, May 30, 2014: Remainder of Fairpark Addition.

 


Ohio Edison to perform Aerial Patrols May 22-June 7

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Please be advised that First Energy with the assistance of a Vista 1 will have an inspection on all Ohio Edison Transmission Lines, beginning May 22, through June 7, weather permitting.      

The helicopter will be flying above or along side the lines, and may circle around for a closer inspection. The helicopter is a Huges 500 black in color.  (Photo included with post)

If anyone see’s this helicopter please do not be alarmed they are in Marion for a purpose.  Thank you.

 

 


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