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Hand Picked Richland News: Thursday

19 Sep , 2019  

Ea88ch day, 1812Blockhouse collects and shares the best writing and most important stories from local and other media covering Richland County. For tweets from over 100 local sources, visit Richland Tweets (left sidebar on desktop, scroll down on mobile). For Friday football stories, click on the game in Scorestream.

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All About Richland

‘Pilot for a Day’ at the 179th Airlift Wing

19 Sep , 2019  

The 164th Airlift Squadron collaborated to make 6-year-old Ayden Houston honorary “Pilot for a Day” at the 179th Airlift Wing September 15.

Ayden, who has been battling a variety of health issues since birth, began the day with an honorary induction ceremony. Col. Todd Thomas, 179th Airlift Wing commander, asked Ayden to raise his right hand and swear to mom he would have as much fun as possible while performing his duties as an honorary 164th Airlift Squadron pilot for the day. More…

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All About Richland, Shelby

Happening This Fall At The Shelby YMCA

19 Sep , 2019  

It’s starting to feel a bit less like summer, which means fall is almost here.

The Shelby YMCA, 111 W Smiley Avenue, has scheduled several events for a fantastic fall: More…

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History & Tourism

Malabar Hosts Heritage Days Festival

19 Sep , 2019  

Celebrate the harvest season at the 43rd annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival at Malabar Farm State Park. Hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), this popular festival is one of Ohio’s largest free outdoor craft and living-history festivals. This family event will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More…

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Schools

Students And Parents: Find Out About OSUM During Campus Visit Days

19 Sep , 2019  

Although the school year just began, it’s not too early for graduating seniors to start considering their options for college. Actually, seniors along with juniors, sophomores and even freshmen have the ability to check out at least one Richland County option, The Ohio State University at Mansfield (OSUM) during OSUM Campus Visit Day events.

These events are designed to let high school students explore the idea of attending the Ohio State University at Mansfield by gaining familiarity with the campus and the school itself. The schedule of the events includes the opportunity to learn about OSUM, tour the campus, visit student housing, and meet with staff in admissions, advising, and financial aid. More…

All Things Business

Business Incubator Event Returns Next Month

19 Sep , 2019  

There are a lot of great business ideas out there, but sometimes innovators lack the ability to turn their ideas into reality.  SunDown Group, which works to connect innovators with investors and mentors, will hold its next SunDown RunDown event on October 16 at Old Bag of Nails in Mansfield.

Doors open at 5:00 PM and pitches start at 5:30 PM. More…

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All About Richland

A Mid-September Visit To Kingwood Reveals Colors And Construction

19 Sep , 2019  

A visit on Monday to Kingwood Center Gardens was doubly fun – it you don’t count being swarmed by hungry ducks.

As always, the gardens are beautiful in the summer, and the greenhouses are a busy place with a current display of bromeliads and sales of mums. Kingwood Hall’s doors are open each day, welcoming visitors with stories of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kelley King. While in the Flower Room, a peacock made its presence known by looking in the floor length window. More…

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All Things Business

Retailer Announces Plans To Open In Downtown Mansfield

18 Sep , 2019  

In a series of Facebook posts, retailer Chickadee Fashion Co. has announced its intention to locate a story in downtown Mansfield.

The new location at 18 West Fourth Street, at the intersection of Fourth and Mulberry across from Richland Carrousel Park, is the third for the young retail company. Chickadee Fashion Co. already operates at 516 Claremont in Ashland and in a store in Richland Mall. More…

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History & Tourism

Society Invites Guests To Renovated Carriage House

18 Sep , 2019  

Take a few moments on Wednesday evening to experience a trip both to the past and to the future.

The Richland County Historical Society is welcoming guests to the newly renovated Carriage House, across the street from Oak Hill Cottage. The facility has been transformed and now offers larger meeting space that will assist the Society with meetings and other events for years to come. More…

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History & Tourism

Breweries And Bottlers Of Mansfield Featured In Downtown Exhibit

18 Sep , 2019  

Last year’s headlines regarding the almost-forgotten “brewery district” in downtown Mansfield, including in this story in 1812Blockhouse, led to increased interest in the history of local breweries, and at least one man had already been digging into the topic. Scott Schaut, curator of the Mansfield Memorial Museum, has been researching and gathering artifacts for several years. He plans to write a book, and currently features an exhibit titled “Breweries and Bottlers of Mansfield” at the downtown museum. More…

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All About Richland

Focus On Developing Local Leaders

17 Sep , 2019  

Publisher’s note – please note the deadline for free registration for the initial session.

Starting on September 25, the North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) will begin The AALI Journey webinar series. AALI stands for African American Leadership Initiative. The mission of AALI is to identify and cultivate African American leaders in Mansfield and Richland County, and create a network of diverse leaders with relevant opportunities to connect and contribute. More…

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Instagram

Monday At Kingwood

17 Sep , 2019  

Monday afternoon was hot but clear in Richland County — and a perfect day for some photo taking at Kingwood Center Gardens. We’ll have a Kingwood-focused story Thursday on 1812Blockhouse, together with more photos.

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A Kingwood view on Monday afternoon.

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History & Tourism

New South Park Cabin Taking Shape As October Event Nears

17 Sep , 2019  

Almost three years of work, and countless hours of labor, are near an end as the “new, old” Cabin in South Park nears its first open house.

On Monday morning, concrete was delivered for the base of the porch floors and posts. Open porches on the west and east sides of the structure are currently under construction, each to feature eight foot ceilings. More…

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All About Richland

St. Peter’s Music Series Begins With The Suburban Brass Ensemble

16 Sep , 2019  

On any given late summer evening, the setting sun-lit twin steeples of St. Peter’s Church crown the downtown Mansfield skyline.

In a similar way, the annual series of musical offerings from the Parish shines by providing area residents with the best of classical and related fare. After a shortened season last year because of the extensive restoration activities taking place inside the sanctuary, the St. Peter’s Music Series is back in full force for the 2019-2020 season. More…

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