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Hand Picked Richland News: Tuesday

23 Oct , 2018  

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).

Shelby Board looks plans for pipeline money
today on Mansfield News Journal ($)

Prospect Elementary cook & daughter, distribute handmade winter apparel
today on Richland Source (R)

Beerfest a hit at Kingwood
today on WMFD

Then & Now: Corner of Third and Walnut
today on Richland Source (R)

Boys soccer victories for Lexington
and Ontario
today on Richland Source

Mansfield hairdresser opens restaurant in Columbus
today on Columbus Dispatch


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All About Richland

Flu Vaccine Clinic This Thursday

23 Oct , 2018  

Richland Public Health  recommends everyone age 6 months and older get an influenza (“flu”) vaccine. This recommendation follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

The Health Department will hold a flu vaccine clinic for Richland County residents on October 25 from 10 AM to 1 PM. The clinic will be walk-in (no appointment needed) and will take place at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue, Mansfield, in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot). More…

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Malabar Fall

23 Oct , 2018  

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Colors at Malabar Farm.

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: John Krause House

23 Oct , 2018  

The fact that the John Krause House sits where it does is something which has puzzled some historians.

The house was designed with strong Prairie Style influences, much as its two-block-away neighbor, the Rufus Kern House at number 608 Park Avenue West. These two houses were built in a style which was not often found on Midwest main streets, as the influence of architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright was considered a bit “modern” and not exactly mainstream. More…

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All Things Business

Caffeinated Ideas Connects Coffee and Concepts

22 Oct , 2018  

In its Caffeinated Ideas series, the Braintree Business Development Center provides a forum for entrepreneurs to share ideas before an array of helpful professionals. The goal of Caffeinated Ideas is to allow those professionals to help to refine and assist in fashioning a viable business model in the short term. More…

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All About Richland

Fuse Factory’s Juried Exhibition Coming to The Conard

22 Oct , 2018  

On Monday, Columbus’ The Fuse Factory is coming to Mansfield again through a juried exhibition held at the Pearl Conard Gallery on the campus of OSU Mansfield.

The Fuse Factory is an art and technology initiative based out of Columbus focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. More…

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All Things Business

Richland Mall Store Escapes Closure As Sears Declares Bankruptcy

22 Oct , 2018  

Updated with additional information: Tough times in the bricks-and-mortar end of retailing continue, as evidenced this month by the expected bankruptcy of the venerable Sears department store chain.

Sears also owns and operates K-Mart and other allied operations. More…

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All About Richland

Trick Or Treat Safety Tips From Richland Public Health

21 Oct , 2018  

Nationally, more than 44 million children will be out trick-or-treating over Halloween dates stretching from October 21 through October 31, with many Richland County communities holding the event on October 25.

Richland Public Health is sharing the following information about Halloween safety to help adults keep kids out of the emergency room. These tips will help make everyone more aware of Halloween hazards and help keep all trick-or-treaters safe. More…

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All Things Business

Richland County Construction Firm Obtains Safety Grant

21 Oct , 2018  

Thirty Ohio employers will share $695,144 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

Included in that number is Meade Construction Inc. in Lexington. More…

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Schools

From Mansfield To Japan. Or Europe. Or Just About Anywhere.

21 Oct , 2018  

Students attending The Ohio State University at Mansfield have the opportunity to make a foreign country a part of their educational experience.

Studying abroad encourages students to step out of their comfort zones and experience a new culture. More…

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All About Richland

“The Sun Will Come Out” In November At The Ren

20 Oct , 2018  

The Renaissance Holiday production, Annie, is running November 10-11 and November 17-18 on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre. Ryan Shealy is the Director and Kelly Knowlton is the Music Director for the production.  Annie is the second show in the 2018-2019 Richland Bank Broadway Series. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Park District Creating Plan For B&O Trail; Seeks Public Input

20 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Park District is undergoing a strategic planning process for the B&O Trail and is in need of your assistance.

A survey concerning the trail is now online, and you are asked to participate by answering questions and sharing ideas. More…

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Looking Back: Monsterfield Masquerade 2016

20 Oct , 2018  

Taken at the 2016 Monsterfield Masquerade Parade in downtown Mansfield:

Photo: 1812Blockhouse