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Yoga In The Park

25 Jun , 2017  

According to Wikipedia, Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.

This summer, an opportunity is being offered to engage in those practices and disciplines within the peaceful confines of the Gorman Nature Center. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: The May Building

25 Jun , 2017  

By the time that the May Building was constructed on the southeast corner of South Main and South Park Streets, facing Central Park, the name “May” had been known by Mansfielders for some 90 years. More…

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All About Mansfield

Next Streets For Resurfacing Announced

24 Jun , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced the streets to be milled and/or paved during the next phase of the 2017 Street Resurfacing Program.

Kokosing Construction Co., contractor for the project, will (weather-permitting) be starting work on June 26 on the streets listed below. More…

Schools

Lexington Alum Wins National Scholarship

24 Jun , 2017  

A 2016 Lexington graduate has received a scholarship from the National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA).

The NPA has announced the recipients of the 2017 Future Business Leaders (FBL) Scholarships. Through generous donations by pawnbroker members of the NPA, the following seven students were awarded $1,000 scholarships: More…

History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Restored Lonz Winery Reopens

24 Jun , 2017  

The season of sun is upon us, and Mansfield area residents are going on the road. While many are experiencing local attractions, some are taking longer trips to visit sights in Ohio and further afield. With this in mind, 1812Blockhouse is sharing a series we’re calling “Summer Road Trips” in which highlight unique events and locations within an easy day’s reach of Richland County.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) proudly unveiled the restoration and preservation efforts that have been completed at the Historic Lonz Winery on Middle Bass Island State Park on Friday, June 23. More…

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Summer Food Program Clickable Map Published

23 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Education has posted a clickable Summer Food Program map on its website.

All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. More…

Schools, Sports

Mansfield Senior Has A New Athletic Director

23 Jun , 2017  

Jennifer Lepard, a 14-year special education teacher in Mansfield City Schools, is the new athletic director at Mansfield Senior High School.

Lepard’s appointment was confirmed by the board of education Tuesday night on a 3-1 vote that encompassed a wide range of Superintendent Brian Garverick’s personnel recommendations. Renda Cline, Sheryl Weber and Judy Forney voted for the personnel actions. Chris Elswick voted no. Gary Feagin was absent. More…

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Thursday Night Mid Ohio Sky

23 Jun , 2017  

All kinds of prettiness in the sky tonight. #sunset #mansfieldohio

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All About Mansfield

They’re Hidden From View: Richland County Letterboxes

23 Jun , 2017  

Note: Published last year, this article has been updated for summer 2017. Some 160 years ago, visitors to the Dartmoor region of southwest England began to do something rather peculiar. Those hiking on the moors would place a letter or postcard inside a designated box along the trail as a mark that they had visited. Those who would come after them would, in turn, post letters back to those who had left them. Soon, these “letterboxes” were carefully hidden so that they would be difficult to discover. More…

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