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Hand Picked Richland News: Tuesday

23 Jul , 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 Tuesday

Hi 76º | 10% chance of precipitation | Warming up again by the end of the week


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All About Richland, All Things Business

Lights, Camera, And More Action: Motion Picture Tax Credit Saved

23 Jul , 2019  

In the end, the work of intense lobbying to preserve a tax credit that rings very true to Richland County had a positive outcome, with the passage and signing of Ohio’s new biennial budget.

Included in that measure was renewal of the $40 million Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit. That financial incentive has drawn film production to Ohio since it was first adopted in 2009. More…

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All About Richland, All Things Business

Dispatch Looks At Impact Of New Distribution Center In Morrow County, Area

23 Jul , 2019  

On Sunday, the Columbus Dispatch took a look at one aspect of the massive Dollar Tree Distribution Center, now under construction just north of the State Route 61 intersection with I71 in southern Morrow County.

What caught the attention of writer Dean Narciso could be summed up in one word:

Traffic. More…

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All About Richland

Clue Showing At The Ren

22 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the first of three films in its Cinema Series, “Clue,” on August 11 at 3:00 PM. The movie is part of the Spherion Staffing Cinema Series.

Clue is the hilarious movie, based on the popular board game, about seven dinner guests, a butler, and a maid, who are all involved in a series of murders. The setting is at Hill House, where you learn that each guest is connected to each other in extraordinary ways. More…

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Twitter

Script Ohio At Cedar Point?

22 Jul , 2019  

The folks at The OSU were recently speculating about the existence of a purported Script Ohio in the tracks of a roller coaster at Cedar Point. What do you think?

History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Henry Ford Returns To Galion This Sunday

22 Jul , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Today we are featuring an event in a community that actually used to be part of Richland County, and is just a short drive to the west. On Sunday, July 28, the Gill House in Galion will be the location for a celebration of local and national history as Preserving Galion, Inc. welcomes guests for its very first “Henry Ford Birthday Celebration.” More…

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All About Richland

What’s Wrong With My Tree?

21 Jul , 2019  

Working with the natural environment can be challenging in many respects.

On August 2, one aspect of that interface – that dealing with diagnosing what might be happening with that sickly looking tree – will be the subject of a workshop at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. “Tree Diagnostics” is being presented by the OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. More…

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All About Richland, Twitter

Stayin’ Cool

21 Jul , 2019  

All About Richland

Downtown Library Getting A New Front Door: For Cars, That Is

21 Jul , 2019  

In an announcement on its website, the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library recently shared news of a change in the way that patrons access the building’s parking garage.

Consistent with the original 1989 plan which was changed before construction, the Board of Trustees voted to move the entrance “around the corner,” as it were, placing it on Third Street. Preparation work has begun on the project. During construction, the parking garage will remain open. More…

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All About Richland

ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of July 21

20 Jul , 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 July 21. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. More…

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All About Richland

Jefferson To Speak At AALI Social

20 Jul , 2019  

Mansfield City Schools Superintendent Stan Jefferson will be a guest at this month’s African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Social. The event will be held on July 26 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the North End Community Improvement Collaborative.

Stan Jefferson is a former Mansfield Senior High administrator, social studies teacher, head Tyger football coach, and proud Tyger. He also served on The Ohio State University football coaching staff from 2004 to 2017. More…

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History & Tourism

Richland Roots: An Apollo Astronaut With A Mansfield Connection

20 Jul , 2019  

1812Blockhouse shares posts in our “Richland Roots” series to reveal stories of the well-known and less-commonly known people born here, or who lived here, and then went on to make significant contributions to state, regional, or national history.

On this 50th anniversary weekend of man’s landing on the Moon, what better time would there be to recognize someone involved in that effort who was once stationed in Mansfield? More…

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All About Richland

Richland Public Health Talks Hyperthermia

19 Jul , 2019  

With the seriously high temperatures and difficult weather conditions facing Richland County residents on Friday and Saturday, we’re re-posting this reminder from Richland Public Health in which they urged residents to use extra care to avoid heat-related illness.

People suffer heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion when the body’s temperature-control system is overloaded. Sweating is the body’s natural way of cooling itself. In some situations, especially in periods of high humidity, sweating alone will not provide an adequate release of body heat. More…

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