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Ohio’s Controlled Hunting Applications Coming June 1

23 May , 2018  

Applications will soon be accepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts on selected areas during the 2018-2019 season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The application period opens on Friday, June 1, and runs through Tuesday, July 31. More…

History & Tourism

Indiana University Posts Vintage Photo Of Mansfield Landmark

23 May , 2018  

In October 2016, 1812Blockhouse focused one of the first posts in our “Landmarks of Mansfield” series on the Farmers Bank Building on Park Avenue West. More…

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Stand By Me Next King Film At The Ren

23 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the fourth film in its year-long Stephen King Film Festival, “Stand By Me,” on June 21 at 7:00 PM. The festival launched in January with a screening of “The Shawshank Redemption” during the theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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Schools

Class Day Celebrates Achievement At Senior – With Video

22 May , 2018  

Mansfield Senior High School celebrated its annual Class Day on Friday, May 18.  Class Day is an annual tradition-going back many years at Mansfield Senior. Students were awarded scholarships and special recognition for participation in many school programs. More…

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Final Friday Concerts Begin

22 May , 2018  

Can you hear it? It’s the sound of music and fun beckoning you to The Brickyard and to the first Final Friday Concert of 2018. For the eleventh consecutive year, the last Friday of each month, May through September, will bring music, food, and more to downtown Mansfield.

From the initial offerings in 2007 that saw a few dozen attendees, the Downtown Mansfield, Inc. hosted Final Friday concerts have grown to attract thousands of music lovers. Some locally-based 15 performers will take the stage at The Brickyard in the Carrousel District this summer. More…

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All Things Business

Tax Credit Approvals Give Area A Double Jobs Boost

22 May , 2018  

When the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (“TCA”) met on Monday to review economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and regional partners, Mansfield and the Richland County area received some generally good news. More…

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Atmospheric OSR

21 May , 2018  

Guillermo del Toro color scheme I see you! 🎥

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Literary Mansfield: A Bromfield Renaissance?

21 May , 2018  

Is appreciation for author Louis Bromfield set for a renaissance?

That was a question posed this past week by Kevin Kelley, a columnist for the Gallipolis Daily Tribune. As Kelley shared in his column, “All but forgotten since his death in 1956, Bromfield’s works may not speak to succeeding generations, but as a century nears since his first novels were published, a rediscovery of his literary skills is not entirely out of order.” More…

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Mid-Ohio Opera Production Stirs And Delights

21 May , 2018  

North central Ohio’s own opera company staged Il Tabarro over the last two weekends, and 1812Blockhouse was there on Sunday to experience the sights and sounds of Italian opera in our own backyard.

The results were very much worth the visit to Founders Auditorium on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield. The work by composer Giacomo Puccini is a one act tragedy set on a Seine River barge in the middle of Paris. A surprising amount of action is contained within its 50 minute length, culminating in a murderous act of jealous rage. More…

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Youth Opera Theatre Presenting Two Magical Musicals

20 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre, under the direction of Lori Turner, will present two fairytale-inspired musicals on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre, May 26 and 27. The troupe will first perform “1,001 Arabian Nights,” followed by Stephen Sondheim and Mansfield-native James Lapine’s “Into the Woods, Jr.” More…

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Texas Travelers To Hold Public Forum On Downtown Revitalization

20 May , 2018  

According to a Facebook Event post, the 15 Mansfielders involved in a trip to a conference in Austin, Texas will be hosting a public forum next week.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) was being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). More…

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