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Hand Picked Richland News: Monday

24 Jun , 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 Monday

Hi 83º | 90% chance of precipitation | Rain returns today


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All About Richland

ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of June 23

24 Jun , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for work taking place during the week of June 23. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects in both Crawford and Richland Counties. More…

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All About Richland

Senior’s Angelo Grose Commits To Michigan State

24 Jun , 2019  

All Things Business

Mansfield-Built Carousel Ready To Turn In North Carolina

24 Jun , 2019  

It has been said that “all things comes to those who wait.” While that might not be universally true, it certainly is this summer in Greensboro, North Carolina.

As shared by a story published this past weekend on Greensboro.com, online home of the Greensboro News & Record, that city will enjoy the official opening of the country’s newest carousel. And, as we have written about on two previous occasions, that new attraction is a creation of Carousel Works in Mansfield. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Schools Free Lunches For Students Program To Continue

23 Jun , 2019  

A program that permitted Mansfield City Schools to serve free lunches to all students during the 2018-2019 school year, regardless of family income, proved to be a win for both students and the district.

Food service manager Lauren Moran said district cafeterias served an average of 2,500 lunches each day, an increase of about 150 over last year. Not only did more students each lunch, the district received an additional $200,000 in federal lunch reimbursement, more than offsetting the additional costs. More…

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All About Richland

A Beautiful Wine Walk Evening

23 Jun , 2019  

All About Richland

Two More Summer Bucket List Stops

23 Jun , 2019  

It was an incredibly beautiful early summer afternoon on Saturday, and the roads and byways of Richland County were full of folks enjoying a the unusual experience of a sunny day without a hint of rain.

For us, that meant an opportunity to travel to two more locations on the #thriveinthe419 Summer Bucket List. More…

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1812Blockhouse Seeking Site Coordinator

22 Jun , 2019  

We’re looking for someone to join us in riding what just might be the newest wave in local media.

In a post on the Total|Local Media website Friday morning the company, which publishes both 1812Blockhouse and 1808Delaware, announced that is accepting applications for a new, part-time Site Coordinator position. More…

All About Richland

NECIC Joins Children’s Services In The Open Table Initiative

22 Jun , 2019  

North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) has announced a new initiative in partnership with Richland County Children’s Services.

The Open Table will support youth aging out of foster care by building a network of ongoing support and mentorship around the needs of each participant.

“This is a mentoring initiative,” said NECIC Executive Director Deanna West-Torrence. “Six to eight mentors who are screened and trained meet an individual for one hour a week, for a year, to enjoy a meal with the goal of expanding that individual’s relational and social capital.” More…

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All About Richland

St. Peter’s Music Series Continues With Handel’s Messiah

21 Jun , 2019  

The St. Peter’s Music Series has re-started this spring after a several month hiatus caused by the extensive restoration of the interior of St. Peter’s Church.

It has been well worth the wait, however, both because of the stunning renovation but also because the Series has returned to benefit the community. As its website shares, “The St. Peter’s Music Series is committed to the growth and development of our community through collaboration in the creative and performing arts with other organizations and groups in our area and beyond.” More…

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All About Richland

Public Hearing Set On Area Agency On Aging Request

21 Jun , 2019  

Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) intends to seek a direct service waiver from the Ohio Department of Aging so that it may continue to provide select services within the 9-county Planning and Service Area as served by the agency. More…

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Sports

Vintage Grand Prix Of Mid-Ohio This Weekend

21 Jun , 2019  

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Lexington this weekend. For the 37thconsecutive year on the summer schedule, the Vintage Grand Prix will further extend its streak as the longest continuously running event held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. More…

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All About Richland

Student Summer Food Program Continues

20 Jun , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education recently announced their continued efforts in sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, which provides children with free, healthy meals during the summer break – including here in Richland County. More…

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