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Hand Picked Richland News: Monday

12 Nov , 2018  

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All About Richland

Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2018  

FROM 1812: As Sunday’s Veterans Day Parade was canceled due to low temperatures, we thought we’d re-post our coverage from the 2017 Parade along Park Avenue West, including photos and video.

The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield. More…

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All About Richland

Customer Service Certification Program Being Offered

12 Nov , 2018  

NECIC/Temp2Higher is now offering a Customer Service Certification program.

Offered in partnership with North Central State College and the Mansfield Richland County Public Library, this intensive, free. week-long training will leave you feeling confident to pursue that new career, or move ahead in your current position. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

A Murder In Mansfield Airs Nationally This Saturday

12 Nov , 2018  

It’s time for Mansfield to take the center stage nationally on cable TV.

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery this Saturday, November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: The May Building

11 Nov , 2018  

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 Richland

And All That Jazz

11 Nov , 2018  

On November 18 from 3 PM to 5 PM, the Richland Academy of the Arts presents the Majestic Theatre Jazz Concert Series featuring the 18 piece Mansfield Jazz Orchestra, led by Artistic Director Paul Martin.

Columbus vocalist Kelly McLennan will be featured. More…

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History & Tourism, Holidays

Herlihy Christmas House Opening This Holiday Season

11 Nov , 2018  

The Herlihy Christmas House is open to the public every other year during the Christmas season. Come see dazzling displays of Christmas collections – some more than 50 years old. The Herlihy Christmas House is decked with over 30 themed Christmas trees, tens of thousands of lights, countless Santas, villages, trains, and more.  Make the Herlihy Christmas tradition a part of yours. More…

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All About Richland

Staying Warm And Staying Safe: Buying Firewood In Ohio

10 Nov , 2018  

As winter quickly approaches and more Richland Countians look to firewood to help heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.

The following firewood rules and regulations are helpful to review: More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Barber Expo Coming TO OSR

10 Nov , 2018  

Known as the “Battle in the Yard,” the Mansfield Barber Expo will be held at the Ohio State Reformatory on Sunday, November 18 from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM. More…

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All About Richland, Holidays

Tiny Tim Shoppe Opening Soon; Moving To New Location

9 Nov , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is excited to announce the opening of the Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe for 2018.

One of Mansfield’s great holiday traditions, the Tiny Tim Shoppe, will officially open on Saturday, November 17. A great experience for families across the community, this year the Tiny Tim Shoppe will be located at 32 North Walnut Street. All children are welcome to shop for family and friends on the Christmas list.  More…

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All Things Business

Carousel Works Open This Saturday

9 Nov , 2018  

You’ve heard of First Friday Shop Hops, when the streets of downtown Mansfield come alive with entertainment and shopping specials, and undoubtedly of Final Fridays, when The Brickyard showcases live acts and food.

Joining that mix is “Second Saturdays,” which began at Carousel Works in Mansfield back in September. More…

All About Richland

Local Recruiter Uses Innovation To Connect Students With Air National Guard Opportunities

9 Nov , 2018  

Technical Sergeant Nicholas M. Alexander, Recruiter from the 179th Airlift Wing, is using innovation to bring awareness of the Ohio Air National Guard to the local area.

Although Alexander has only been a recruiter for two years, he has already seen success in his work. After working only seven months as a recruiter, he was awarded 2017 Rookie of the Year in Recruiting for Ohio, as well as Region 4, which is composed of all Air National Guard Units in 10 different states. More…

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All About Richland

Section Of Wood Street Closed For Repairs

8 Nov , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Service Complex has announced that Wood Street from Richland Avenue to Walter Avenue is closed due to storm line repair.

The road is expected to be re-opened by the end of the workday on Monday, November 11 barring any unanticipated problems. Construction signs will be posted at the work site. More…

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