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Hand Picked Richland News: Friday

22 Mar , 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).

Weather for Friday

Hi 38º | 60% chance of precipitation | Could see snow today


Morning House Fire Breaks Out On Harker Street In Mansfield– WMFD

Ontario Down syndrome student is known for spreading joy – Richland Source (R)

Could downtown use a new stake park? – Richland Source (R)

Police: Evidence links Bond to murder scene – Mansfield News Journal ($)

Ontario police request indoor shooting range – Mansfield News Journal ($)

Richland County authorities warn of scam letters – Mansfield News Journal ($)


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All About Richland

B&O Trail Rides To Help Celebrate Rails To Trails Opening Day

22 Mar , 2019  

The Richland County Park District, along with the Slow Roll Mansfield and Slow Roll South (Lexington) cycling groups, are hosting two rides on the Richland B&O Trail on April 13 as a part of the @railstotrails 2019 Opening Day celebration. More…

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Getting Groovy At The Business Expo

22 Mar , 2019  

We had a great time at the Richland Area Chamber’s 2019 Business Expo yesterday – spoke to several vendors, saw some friends, and got our groove on!

Schools

OSU National Championship Receiver Keynoting OSUM Alumni Event

22 Mar , 2019  

A member of a collegiate football national championship team is coming to Mansfield.

Jamal Luke took a chance on chasing his dream, and it made him a national champion. Luke left Tiffin University and walked on to the Ohio State football team because he knew he needed to pursue his dream of being a Buckeye. More…

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Instagram

Looking Up

21 Mar , 2019  

Clerestory windows at the idea Works building at 40 West Fourth Street in downtown Mansfield, photo taken at a marketing conference last February.

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Walk The Mall To Celebrate Spring And Support A Great Cause

21 Mar , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD), in collaboration with Richland Public Health, Richland County Children Services, the Mansfield Y, and the Richland Mall, presents “Step into Spring” – a walking event on Friday, March 29, at the Richland Mall. More…

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County, Region Health Care Picture Continues To Change – Daily

21 Mar , 2019  

You might label them the “big three,” and two of them have made major moves in the space of two days.

OhioHealth, Avita Health System, and University Hospitals are continuing to stake out positions all across Richland County and the surrounding area. More…

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Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings To Perform

20 Mar , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings will present its Spring Concert of the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM on the Renaissance Theatre stage. Under the direction of Matt Domka, the event will feature a program of delightful works played by the string orchestra. More…

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Who Has The Best Pizza In Richland County?

20 Mar , 2019  

Congratulations are in order for a well-known local restaurant that serves a well-loved product.

This week saw publication of the 2019 edition of “The best pizza shop in each of Ohio’s 88 counties” list on cleveland.com. This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. More…

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Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration Set

19 Mar , 2019  

The Earth Stewardship Steering Committee is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 23rd Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration, joining citizens across the State of Ohio and the United States in celebrating the Great American Cleanup. More…

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Schools

Sensory Tools Now Available At Mansfield Schools Elementary Buildings

19 Mar , 2019  

Teachers in all kindergarten through third-grade classrooms now have special sensory tools to help students who have difficulty paying attention, focusing on their work or completing tasks on time.

Dahni Reynolds, Mansfield City Schools’ board certified behavior analyst, reviewed the tools with Springmill STEM Elementary teachers on Friday, completing a week of training for staff at each elementary and the Spanish Immersion School. The sensory materials range from weighted lap pads to core disks (sensory seats) and from visual timers to stress balls and fidgets. All are designed to assist teachers in helping children self-regulate their behavior and improve learning. More…

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Governor’s Proposed Budget Includes Commitment To 179th Airlift Wing

19 Mar , 2019  

When Governor Mike DeWine’s first proposed budget was released recently, the Air National Guard presence in Mansfield and three other Ohio communities was referenced as a specific budget objective.

According to a press release from the Governor’s office, the budget “…focuses on investing in Ohio’s children families, workforce, infrastructure, mental health and addiction recovery, and natural resources.” When it came to specific recommendations for funding for the Ohio Adjutant General’s Department, those recommendations led to a proposed 6.9% total increase from fiscal year 2019 to fiscal year 2020. More…

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Bricks And Books

18 Mar , 2019  

It has been said that books are like bricks in building an education; the more you read, the taller the structure becomes.

In Mansfield, avid readers can enjoy both at the same time through the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Brickyard Books program. More…