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Hand Picked Richland News: Weekend Edition

23 Feb , 2019  

Each 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).

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Hi 46º | 40% chance of precipitation | Scattered showers


* New Lights In Store For Jackson Township – Shelby Daily Globe

* PCTC Plans 50th Anniversary Celebration – Shelby Daily Globe

Sheriff’s Deputy Not Liable For Brian Garber’s Death – WMFD

Soul Food Dinner Helps OSU Mansfield Celebrate Diversity – WMFD

179th Employee Honored As AF Civilian Employee Of The Year – WMFD

* United Way’s Dash To The Goal Closing In On 2019 Objective – WMFD

* 2019 Edition Of Richlandopoly Returns, Raises 11,235 Dollars – WMFD

Lexington-Springmill repaving project may cost less than anticipated – Richland Source (R)

Lexington’s Cannon leads charge at Division II state swimming tournament – Richland Source (R)

Keto Zone opens Richland Mall location – Mansfield News Journal ($)

Car crashes into yard of Maple Street house – Mansfield News Journal ($)

Family of worker killed question why driver remains on road after two fatal crashes – Columbus Dispatch


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All About Richland

Jazz Coming To Park Avenue West

23 Feb , 2019  

Steve Brown and Friends will present a jazz concert on Friday, March 29 at 7:30 PM in the newly renovated Theatre 166. The theater, which is part of Renaissance Performing Arts Association, is located at 166 Park Avenue West.

This 5-piece ensemble will perform a diverse variety of jazz style including swing, Latin and ballads, chosen primarily from the Great American Songbook. Included will be the works of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel and many others. More…

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Twitter

Shelby Athletics Booster Honored

23 Feb , 2019  

All About Richland

State Board To Consider Taxiway Relocation Design Project At Lahm

23 Feb , 2019  

On February 25, the State of Ohio Controlling Board, a part of the Office of Management and Budget, will consider a request from the Adjutant General’s Department to approve a waiver of competitive selection and a release of $441,000 for a taxiway project at Mansfield Lahm Airport. More…

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Downtown

Donations Sought For Downtown Beautification

22 Feb , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) has announced that it is continuing their beautification program for 2019. In addition, the folks at DMI will be planting the evergreens in planters throughout downtown this year during the holiday season.

Last year, DMI planted spring and summer flowers in over 120 planters, purchased several new planters for the downtown, and filled many planters with evergreens during the holiday season.  They were so happy with the results that they are looking to grow those efforts. More…

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Tyger Science Fair

22 Feb , 2019  

All About Richland

Main Library Re-Opens; See Video Of What’s New

22 Feb , 2019  

The Main Library on West Third Street in downtown Mansfield has re-opened after a week’s closure to update its main entrance and Circulation Area.

New seating areas, new paint and carpets, and a new color scheme are featured.

The work done is consistent with the Mansfield-Richland County Public Library’s 2018-2019 Strategic Plan. In that document, the strategic goal to Foster Customer Relationships included an emphasis on “creating welcoming spaces.” More…

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All About Richland

Arts Integration Professional Development Workshop Coming To The Ren

21 Feb , 2019  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer an arts integration professional development workshop for teachers on Thursday, March 7.

Sandi Hammonds, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist and National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescence/Young Adulthood Art with 37 years experience, will lead the workshop, which is most beneficial for teachers of grades 5-12. More…

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Play Richlandopoly For United Way

21 Feb , 2019  

All Things Business

Nanogate Receives 50 Million Euro Order

21 Feb , 2019  

Nanogate SE, a leading global specialist for design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components, is strengthening its order base. A new major order for the U.S. site encompasses a cumulative sales volume of around EUR 50 million over a period of about six years. More…

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All About Richland

When Mansfield Welcomed: Jayne Mansfield

20 Feb , 2019  

2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of an American actress, a lady with a very familiar last name and who paid at least one visit to Mansfield and Richland County.

It was on the night of June 28/29, 1967 that Jayne Mansfield and her attorney were killed on a car trip from Biloxi, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana. More…

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All About Richland

Flu Rages On Across Ohio

20 Feb , 2019  

Flu activity in Ohio is increasing and widespread throughout the state, as reflected by the increase in the number of flu-associated hospitalizations.

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) tracks and reports seasonal influenza activity on a weekly basis. This current influenza season’s activity is reported from October 2018 to May 2019.  More…

All About Richland

Maple Syrup-ing At Malabar This March

20 Feb , 2019  

Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this year? Warmer days and chilly nights are the ideal conditions to get sap flowing from Ohio’s maple trees, and Malabar Farm State Park provides an excellent place to experience how maple syrup is made (and to sample some as well, of course). More…

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All About Richland

Get Your ABBA On: Momma Mia! Is Coming

19 Feb , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre’s Richland Bank Broadway Series will present a fully-staged production of Mamma Mia! March 2-3 and 9-10.

Directed by Michael Thomas, Mamma Mia! is a production in which ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the Greek Island paradise they last visited 20 years ago. More…

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